Recipes

Extract Recipes

Ultimate Porter

5 gallons, extract/specialty grains
Ingredients:
6 oz. chocolate malt
2 oz. black patent malt
0.5 lb. crystal malt, 120° Lovibond
0.5 lb. wheat malt
0.5 lb. victory malt
7 lbs. Alexander's pale malt extract
1 oz. Chinook hops (13% alpha acid), for 60 min.
1 oz. Cascade hops (5.5% alpha acid), for 10 min.
1 oz. Strissal Spalt hops (4% alpha acid), for 2 min.
1/2 tsp. Irish moss, for 20 min.
Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale yeast

Step by Step:
Steep grains at 150° F for 20 minutes in 3 gals. of water.
Remove grains and bring the liquid to a boil.
Add extract and Chinook hops and bring back to a boil.
Boil 40 minutes and add Irish moss.
Boil 10 minutes more and add the Cascade hops.
Boil 8 more minutes and add the Strissal Spalt.
Total boil is 60 minutes.
Cool the wort.
Place in fermenter and top off to 5 gals.
Pitch yeast when cool enough.
After two weeks prime with corn sugar and bottle.

Simple Wheat Beer

Yield: 5 US gallons

2 cans, Alexanders wheat malt extract
1 ounce, Hallertauer hops (boil 60 minutes)
1/2 teaspoon, Irish moss (15 minute boil)
1/4 ounce, Hallertauer (10 minute boil)
Wyeast #3056 Bavarian wheat yeast
3/4 cup, corn sugar to prime
Boil extract and hops.
Add hops and Irish moss as noted in ingredients section above.
Dump in fermenter with enough cold water to make 5 gallons.
Pitch yeast.