Category: stout

Batch 60 Bottled- The Unspoken Passion

Josiah bottling

  I bottled my beer tonight!  And what a good tasting beer it is!  It turned out different from the last time I made this beer- it’s more tart than before, but once again a mouthful tastes amazing! Final gravity turned out to be 1.020, giving this an alcohol percentage of 9.19%.  Oh, boy!  I …

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Batch 60- UNSPOKEN PASSION!!!

It’s been 4 years since I brewed last. Well, technically 3 years. I brewed a cider with my friend Rob, but I don’t count that since it was technically his brew. But last night that all changed!  We got together and brewed a masterpiece: Unspoken Passion Imperial Stout! Liquid sex in a bottle.  Sounds freaking …

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Big Fat Oatmeal Stout- Batch 55 bottled

Big Fat Oatmeal Stout

I bottled the beer tonight, with the help of my friend Rob.  I also helped him bottle two beers he’s been sitting on since March.  At least they’re beers that mature well with age! Final gravity came out to be 1.024, which would give me an 8.7% alcohol by volume.  Nice! Of course, we tasted …

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Imperial Oatmeal Stout- Batch 55

Oatmeal for stout

Gearing up for a beer tasting party next month and need to cap it off with a good stout.  Was planning on doing my old stand by Oatmeal Stout, which I love, but I wanted to do something bigger.  Something better.  Something…. imperial! So, here’s what I came up with for a recipe: 2 lbs …

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Bottled My Stout and Pumpkin Ale- Batches 47 and 48

Pumpkin Ale Beer Label

So, last night I was able to bottle both batches of beer.  Doing it by myself sure takes some time! The Pumpkin Ale is a bit weak in the pumpkin realm.  It could really use more pumpkin presence.  Guess that’s what I get for using a cheap pumpkin and not shopping around for the best …

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Chocolate Stout and Pumpkin Beer- Batches 47 and 48

Sparging my chocolate stout

Saturday was a big day for me.  Not only did I bottle my Weizen, but I also brewed two batches of beer with help from my friend Rob! So, we started with the Chocolate Stout.  Here is the recipe I followed (based off of Rogue’s Chocolate Stout): 1.5lb two row 7lbs liquid extract .5lbs 120L …

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Bottled Oatmeal Stout- Batch 40

Bottled the stout tonight after a 2 hour delay, thanks to uncontrollable circumstances.  Final gravity came to 1.020 for an alcohol percent of 5.00% even.  Got 94 12oz bottles and two 22oz bottles out of it.  Should be ready to drink by my party on the 15th.  Looking forward to it.

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10 Gallons of Oatmeal Stout- Batch 40

Went to F. H. Steinbart’s yesterday and bought ingredients to make 10 gallons of oatmeal stout. Ingredients: 2lbs of rolled oats, 8lbs of Six Row malt, 1lb of crystal malt, 1lb of chocolate malt, 1/2lb of roasted barley, 7lbs of dark malt extract syrup, and some Wyeast 1084 Irish ale yeast.  I had the gypsum …

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Bottled My Oatmeal Stout and Pilsener- Batch 32 and 31

Tonight I decided to bottle all my beer, which is my Pilsener I’ve had in my fridge for 2 months, and the Oatmeal Stout I did a week and a half ago with my friend Mike. Bottled the Pilsener first, getting 46 out of it.  Final gravity came out to be 1.012, giving me an …

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Oatmeal Stout – Batch 32

Last week my friend Mike and I went to Steinbart’s to check it out, as he’s never been there before.  Of course, I can’t walk in there without getting something, so we left there with ingredients to make an oatmeal stout. Now, I’ve made this particular stout before, and it turned out awesome!  This time, …

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