BEER!

Brewing beer is so fun! Brent and I started brewing beer in April 2013 and it has become a very fulfilling hobby. We decided to split a beer brewing kit right down the middle, got an ingredients kit, and the rest is history! Here is a list of the beers we have brewed, and we will add any additional flavors to the beer blog below.

  • Red Ale – Brewed April 2013
  • 1707 IPA – Brewed April 29, 2013
  • Special Pale Ale – Brewed May 2013
  • Brenton Brown – Brewed May 27, 2013
  • DIPA (Dark India Pale Ale) – Brewed June 9, 2013
  • IPA – Brewed July 1, 2013
  • Rasberry Wheat – Brewed August 28, 2013
  • Fresh Hop IPA – Brewed September 2013
  • Apple Beer – Brewed October 1, 2013
  • Porter – Brewed October or November or December, 2013
  • Chinook IPA – Brewed January 6, 2014
  • Stout – Brewed January 25, 2014
  • Cherry Porter – Brewed February 23, 2014

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Winter DIPA (Dark IPA)

Brew Day–12/21/15 Bottle Day– Original Gravity– Final Gravity: Ingredients: -6 lbs Dark Liquid Malt Extract -3.15 lbs Superstructure Liquid Malt Blend (for IPA) -6 oz Fuggle hop pellets -4 oz Chinook hop pellets -1 package Safale-04 English Ale Yeast -1 Tbsp Irish Moss (for clarity)   Instructions: Get 5 gallons of water boiling When the […]

Easy Calypso Session Ale

Brew Day: 12/6/15 Original Gravity: 1.040 Final Gravity: 1.020 Estimated ABV %: Ingredients: -6 lbs Light Malt Extract Syrup -8 oz Calypso Hop Pellets (13.3% alpha) -Safale US-05 Ale Yeast -1 tablespoon Irish Moss (for clarity) -1/2 cup white sugar Instructions: Rinse out equipment Get 5 gallons of water boiling on the propane burner. When […]

Pumpkin Spice Ale

Brew Day: 10/25/15 Bottle Day: 11/8/15 Original Gravity: 1.060 Final Gravity: 1.010 Estimated ABV: 6.77% Ingredients: -1 lb 60L Carmel speciality grain -0.5 lb Biscuit -0.5 lb Victory -3.3 lbs Amber Liquid Malt Extract -3.3 lbs Extra Light Liquid Malt Extrat -1 lb Light Dry Malt Extract -3 oz Mt. Hood hop pellets -1 packet […]

American Raspberry Wheat

Brew Day: 8/23/15 Bottle Day: 9/28/15 Original Gravity: 1.050 Final Gravity: 1.004 Estimated ABV: 6.08%   Ingredients: 3 lbs Plain Wheat dry malt extract 3.3 lbs Wheat liquid malt extract 1 lb American Wheat grain 1 oz US Hallertau hop pellets 1 oz US Saaz hop pellets 1 oz Mt. Hood hop pellets 1 packet […]

Citra Session Ale

Brew Day: 5/18/15 Transfer Day: Bottle Day: Original Gravity: 1.055 Final Gravity: Estimated ABV: Ingredients: 3.3 lbs Extra Light Malt Syrup 3 lbs Extra Light Dry Malt Extract 5 oz Citra Hops (~14% Alpha) Safale-05 yeast Brew Day–5/18/15 1. Wash all equipment and utensils. Get a sanitizer bath ready and sanitize all equipment. 2. Fill […]

Honey Apple Ale Version 2

Brew Day: 4/19/15 Transfer Day: 5/14/15 Bottle Day: 5/15/15 Original Gravity: 1.071 Final Gravity: 1.005 Estimated ABV: 9.5% Ingredients: 2 gallons of organic apple juice 2 ounces of Citra hops (13.2% alpha) 3 lbs light dry malt extract 5 lbs of pure clover/basswood honey 1 packet champagne yeast 1 tsp Irish Moss (for clarity) 2 […]

Extra Extra Special Bitter

Brew Day: 3/14/15 Bottle Day: 4/1/15   Original Gravity: 1.055 Final Gravity: 1.014 Estimated ABV: ~5.5% Ingredients: 1.5 lbs Dark Malt Extract Syrup 1 lb Extra Light Dry Malt Extract 3 lbs Maris Otter Light Malt Extract Syrup 3 oz UK First Gold 2 oz UK Target 2 oz UK Phoenix 1 tbsp Irish Moss […]

Freestyle Brown Ale

Brew Day: 2/15/15 Bottle Day: 3/1/15 Original Gravity: 1.056 Final Gravity: 1.018 Estimated ABV: 4.99% Ingredients: 1 Lb. English Chocolate Malt 1 Lb. Briess Caramel 80L Malt 3 Lbs. Plain Extra Light Dry Malt Extract 3 Lbs. Dark Malt Extract Syrup 1 oz UK Fuggle hop pellets (5.1% alpha) 1 oz US Williamette hop pellets […]

Cherry Stout

Brew Day: 12/10/14 Bottle Day: 12/31/14 Original Gravity: 1.060 Final Gravity: 1.024 Estimated ABV: 4.73% Ingredients: 6 lbs Dark Mart Extract Syrup 1 lb Briess Caramel 80L Malt 1 lb English Chocolate Malt 1 lb English Roasted Barley Malt ~5lbs Sweet Cherry Puree (About 1.75 cans) 1 oz UK Fuggle Hop Pellets (alpha 5.1%) 1 […]

Kris’s Cider Fest Hard Apple Cider

Cider Collection Day: Sunday, October ? Pitched Yeast: October 16 Bottle Day: Original Gravity: 1.050 Final Gravity: Ingredients: A shit-ton of apples 5 teaspoons yeast nutrient 2.5 teaspoons pectic enzyme One packet of Safale-04 American Ale Yeast Instructions: 1. Arrive at Kris’s Cider Fest. Eat a lot of hot dogs. 2. Press a lot of […]