Floyd the Barber IPA
1.051 - 1.006
Aero Zeppelin Saison1.051 - 1.003
14 lbs Marris Otter
4 lbs Flaked Wheat
1 lb 60L Crystal
1 lb 30L Crystal
1.5 oz Mosaic (11.6% AA) - 60 min
1 oz Mosaic - 15 min
1 oz Mosaic - 10 min
1 oz Mosaic - 5 min
1 oz Mosaic - 0 min
2 oz Mosaic (each fermenter) dry hop - 7 days
Thames Valley Slurry from New Brewery Pale Ale -- Floyd the Barber
French Saison -- Aero Zeppelin
20 lbs of grain = 6.66 gallons strike water (1gallon per 3 pounds)
Brewday notes and reflections:
mashing at 153°. It took a little while to get up to temp because I believe there is a clog somewhere under the false bottom. Things may go slowly today.
Clogging was a false alarm.
Issue was air leaking into the connections of the HLT heat exchanger. Get in the habit of tightening this each time.
Original gravity 1.0051.
Floyd: 5.11.14 -- 1.014; beautiful mosaic aroma. Need to dry hop soon to have 7-10 days before leaving town.
5.12.14 -- Dry hopped with 2oz Mosaic
5.19.14 -- Seven days of dry hopping: Nice fruity hop aroma, but I would like a little more intensity, especially since this beer finished a little lower than I expected. I think I am going to let it sit for a couple more days. Super tasty with tons of fruity hop flavor, and a nice bitter finish. Also backed up quite well with grain.
5.12.14: 1.026 - not as low as i thought it might be. Esters, Phenols, and hop aroma are all quite nice already. This beer may not get dry-hopped, depending on schedule.
5.18.14 - Gravity 1.003
5.20.14 -- kegged