1st Brew Day: Extract Depthcharge (American IPA) and House Porter (Brown Porter)

1st Brew Day, April 12th, 2014.

Depthcharge (American IPA) – 7.7% ABV / 61 IBU/ 10 Gallons

Fermentables

  • Malt – Extra light (14 pounds)
  • 2 Row Base (4 pounds)
  • Amber (3 pounds)
  • Malt – Amber (3 pounds)
  • Crystal 60L (2 pounds)

Hops

  • Magnum (6 ounces, 2oz @ 60 min / 1oz @ 30 min /  2oz @ 5 min / 1oz @ 7 days)
  • Crystal (3 ounces, 2oz @ 30 min / 1oz @ 7 days)
  • Citra (1 ounces @ 7 days)

Yeast

  • Wyeast (Ale) 1056 – American Ale
Depthcharge (American IPA) brew bill
Depthcharge (American IPA) brew bill
Firing the kettle up for the first time.
Firing the kettle up for the first time.
Depthcharge boil
Depthcharge boil
Depthcharge transfer to carboys
Depthcharge transfer to carboys
Depthcharge ready for fermentation
Depthcharge ready for fermentation
Depthcharge ready for kegging
Depthcharge ready for kegging
Checking the specific gravity of the Depthcharge batch
Checking the specific gravity of the Depthcharge batch
Kegging Depthcharge
Kegging Depthcharge
Depthcharge ready to drink
Depthcharge ready to drink

House Porter (Brown Porter) – 8.1% ABV / 35 IBU/ 10 Gallons

Fermentables

  • Malt – Extra light (14 pounds)
  • Malt – Dark (4 pounds)
  • Crystal 60L (2 pounds)
  • Black Patent (1.5 pounds)
  • Molasses (1 pound)
  • Chocolate (12 ounces)

Hops

  • Goldings Kent (5 ounces, 3oz @ 60 min / 2oz @ 30 min)
  • Fuggles (1 ounce @ 15 min)

Yeast

  • White Labs (Ale) WLP013 – London Ale

Miscellaneous

  • Oak chips (2 ounces @ 7 days)
House Porter (Brown Porter) Brew Bill
House Porter (Brown Porter) Brew Bill
Brewing House Porter (Brown Porter)
Brewing House Porter (Brown Porter)
Adding Goudlings (Kent) hops at first boil.
Adding Goudlings (Kent) hops at first boil.
Adding more Goldings (Kent) hops at 30 minutes.
Adding more Goldings (Kent) hops at 30 minutes.
Cooling down the House Porter before transfer
Cooling down the House Porter before transfer
Kegging the House Porter
Kegging the House Porter
House Porter ready for consumption
House Porter ready for consumption

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