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Brew Day: Brunch Stout (a little late)

Father’s Day is always a great day to sit back and brew. While I normally prefer to brew lagers and light ales, this year I stretched my repertoire a little bit by brewing Northern Brewer’s Brunch Stout. This is an American-Style Stout that may literally stand up and kick you in the mouth. A face guard is recommended when brewing this little number. You can find Northern Brewer’s Brunch Stout kits in both all-grain and extract versions.

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Brunch Stout – Northern Brewer Extract Kit

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
5.4 gal 60 min 58.93 40 1.067 1.017 6.55
Actuals 1.067 1.017

Style Details

Name Cat. OG Range FG Range IBU SRM Carb ABV
American Stout 13 E 1.05 - 1.075 1.01 - 1.022 35 - 75 30 - 40 0 - 0 5 - 7 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Liquid Malt Extract - Light 6 lbs 50
Dry Malt Extract - Light 2 lbs 16.67
Belgian Candi Syrup - D180 1 lbs 8.33
Roasted Barley 1.25 lbs 10.42
Dark Crystal 80L 1 lbs 8.33
Coffee Malt 6.4 oz 3.33
Chocolate 5.6 oz 2.92

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Nugget 1.2 oz 60 min Boil Pellet 14

Miscs

Name Amount Time Use Type
Peace Coffee Organic French Roast 4.17 oz 0 min Boil Flavor

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
London Ale 1028 (1028) Wyeast 75% 60°F - 72°F

Batch 1 – Cream Ale: Gallery (2014-5-17)


Checked the SG on day 5 and we’re hitting 1.011, which is our projected Final Gravity.

Batch 1 – Cream Ale: Gallery (2014-5-15)

Batch 1 – Cream Ale: Gallery (2014-5-13)

Cream Ale – Northern Brewer Extract Kit

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
5 gal 60 min 29.533025 5.437697 1.046 sg 1.011 sg 4.582140

Style Details

Name Cat. OG Range FG Range IBU SRM Carb ABV
Cream Ale 6 A 1.042 - 1.055 1.01 - 1.014 15 - 20 2.5 - 5 0 - 0 0 - 0 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
Canadian Honey Malt (Gambrinus) 0.75 lbs 10.71
Belgian Biscuit Malt 0.25 lbs 3.57
Extract - Pilsen Light Liquid Extract 6 lbs 85.71

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
US Cluster 1 oz 60 min Boil Pellet 7.5

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Wyeast 1056-American Ale 75% 32°F - 32°F

The Innkeeper – Northern Brewer Extract Kit

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
5 gal 60 min 32.498682 6.739630 1.036 sg 1.007 sg 3.809869

Style Details

Name Cat. OG Range FG Range IBU SRM Carb ABV
Standard/Ordinary Bitter 8 A 1.032 - 1.04 1.008 - 1.01 25 - 35 4 - 14 0 - 0 0 - 0 %

Fermentables

Name Amount %
UK Extra Dark Crystal 0.25 lbs 4.44
Sugar - Corn Sugar/Dextrose (Dry) 1 lbs 17.78
Belgian Biscuit Malt 0.25 lbs 4.44
Extract - Golden Light Liquid Extract 3.125 lbs 55.56
Extract - Light Dried Malt Extract 1 lbs 17.78

Hops

Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
UK Kent Goldings 1 oz 45 min Boil Pellet 4.8
Slovenian Styrian Goldings 1 oz 5 min Boil Pellet 4.5
US Fuggle 1 oz 60 min Boil Pellet 4.5

Yeast

Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Wyeast 1469-West Yorkshire Ale 69% 32°F - 32°F