New England IPA and Chocolate Storter Ale Just as Dave challenged Jon with a mystery recipe last year (refresher: Dave provided Jon with the ingredients, but not their quantities or timing), Jon returned the favor to Dave this night. The result? A Chocolate Storter Ale! Other new additions include MASSIVE amounts of hops for the … Continue reading Brew Night: Feb 2017
Citra Double IPA and Copper Ale This was our first-ever double batch, both all-grain brewing night. We started on a Sunday afternoon and finished 9 hours later, which beat our previous best average per brew time by about 3 hours. We're getting more efficient!
Dryhopping with grapefruit!
Last night's brew was Layger's first-ever parallel all-grain + partial mash double brew. It was a long night -- a little "brew-tal". Get it? Here, Jon enjoys a little "self-sparge". No, really. That's a thing.
Tonight we brewed an all-grain IPA with 3 1/2 ounces of Cascade hops added at 10 minutes left to boil. This was Jon's first time using a yeast starter, and check out the crazy fermentation he was getting within 24 hours. Mmm, chunky. "We're gonna drink what that turns into!" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HTwM7MrhrT8
Belgian Wit IPA, all-grain
American Pale Ale (all-grain) Bavarian Helles (extract plus grain)
Jon is ready to brew it up a notch! He brought a huge upgrade to Layger Brewhaus on June 17, 2014 after spending all day with his father assembling his first all grain brew tower from Blichmann. There was a lot to assemble: the tower structure itself, the pipe fittings that carry propane from the … Continue reading Layger Brewhaus Upgrades: Our New All Grain Brew Tower