This was my 2nd beer ever made, and a lot of experimentation ensued. The first one was by the book Mr. B, while this one includes the first use of DME, grain steep, and honey adjunct. Jumping in quick...
#2 Fallen Friar
Batch: 2.13 galExtract
Characteristics --------------- Recipe Gravity: 1.094 OG Recipe Bitterness: 37 IBU Recipe Color: 13° SRM Estimated FG: 1.023 Alcohol by Volume: 9.1% Alcohol by Weight: 7.1%
Ingredients ----------- Crystal 10L 0.25 lb, Grain, Steeped Honey 0.75 lb, Sugar, Other MrB. Booster 0.81 lb, Sugar, Other MrB. High Country Canadian Draft 1.21 lb, Extract, Extract MrB. Octoberfest Vienna Lager 1.21 lb, Extract, Extract Muntons DME - Light 1.00 lb, Extract, Extract
MrB. High Country Canadian Draft 1.00 oz, Pellet, 5 minutes MrB. Octoberfest Vienna Lager 1.00 oz, Pellet, 5 minutes
Ale yeast 1.00 unit, Yeast,
Notes ----- Recipe Notes: get a pound of light DME (or LME), a quarter pound of Crystal 10 (crushed not stirred).
Bring a quart of water up to 160 F and thrown in the grain. Hold that temp for 30 minutes. Strain out the grain. Throw in the booster. Whisk until dissolved. Throw in the DME (or LME). Whisk until dissolved. Bring to a boil. Watch carefully and constantly for boil over. Then cut heat add HME (a HCCD and an OVL) and honey (1 c). Put pot in sink filled with cold water to cool. Once cooled add to keg with cold water and pitch yeast.