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Batch #16 – Somertime ipa

Batch#16 – Somertime ipa

Day#00031

Date Brew:3/24/2014 Rack:0/00/0000 Bottle:4/24/2014

 

somertime Session ipa

Recipe:

Hoppiness is an IPA, Brewing Classic Styles

Goals:

Make a sessionable IPA that is still satisfying. Ideally around 4% ABV. The last few beers we made were creeping up above 7% and will sneak up on you if you put a few back. This will still have a clean hoppy taste, but not be a day-wrecker. I took the BCS recipe above and tweaked it in beersmith in order to have lower fermentables. I honestly don’t remember what else I did to it.
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Batch #15 – One Pound of Hops DIPA

BATCH #15 – ONE POUND OF HOPS DIPA

1lbofhopsSolo

Date Brew:3/4/2014 Rack:3/24/2014 Bottle:3/30/2014
Days 0 20 28

Recipe:

Brewing Classic Styles, Hop Hammer, modified for partial boil.

Goals:

Put together a super hop powered alcohol rocket! Try for something like a pliny or Heady Topper. Moderate bitterness, very low sweetness and body, and a pop of fresh hop character from aggressive dry-hopping.
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