Archive for February, 2011

Brewed Mr Beer Winter Seasonal last night

last night about 8:30 pm(2030 hours), i brewed the Mr Winter seasonal Dark Strong Ale.

this is step 1.

step 2

sanitized everything that will touch the wort.

step 3: boil the water , warm the hme and put cold water in fermenter up to the 4.

step 4: when water is boiled, i turned off the stove and stirred hme into water to make wort. and poured into fermenter.

step 5. mix wort throughly. wait until temp is below 60 degrees F.

step 6. pour yeast in (American Ale Liquid Yeast from wyeast) then allowed to sit for 5 minutes then then stirred vigorously.

step 7. into the igloo for fermentation with an ice bottle to keep temp between 60 and 72 degrees F.

yes this pic was taken on the morning of the 18th (not the night of brewing). this brew will be in the fermenter for at least 2 weeks.

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Bottled Linebacker Doppel Bock w/Creamy Brown

at 3pm i bottled linebacker doppel bock. 1 litter PET bottles from Mr Beer. it didnt take long, about 45 minutes. Using bottle wand and bottle priming. it is now conditioning. thats all.

Gravity check

made a gravity check of Linebacker Doppel Bock w/Creamy Brown
at 10 pm this evening, it was brewed on 1/30/11.

the gravity was 1.012 at 64 degress F, no correction factor.

thats it

Brewed Mr Beer Spring Seasonal

At 3 pm I brewed the Maibock German-Style Lager, its their spring 2011 seasonal.

 

the first step is sanitizing

next step:

it is then mixed with water that is already boiled and mixed untill it is no longer a syrupy..then into the fermentor

then when temp is right pitch the yeast.

wait for 5 minutes and stir to arerate the wort. then on to lagering

now wait 25 days, then bring up to 60 degrees F for 3 days then bottle.

thats it for today

Bottled batch #2

I bottled batch #2 tonight. Thats American Gold Premium (MR Beer). Took about 45 minutes. It will go into cold storage on evening of Feb 24, 2011, it’ll be ready to drink after March 17, 2011. That’s it for now