Once a year folks eat, drink and are merry. We think this is a great time to impress your friends and relatives with homemade beer. This spiced ale will make egg nog a thing of the past.
Ingredients: 6 lb. Dark liquid malt extract, 3.3 lb. Amber liquid malt extract, 8 oz. Caramel 60L, 8 oz. Special B specialty grains, 2 oz. of hops, 1 Cinnamon Stick, 1 tsp. nutmeg, 1 tsp. ginger, yeast, priming sugar and a grain bag.
Custom Yeast: White Labs Burton Ale 023
Origin of Style USA
Gravity Level High
Hop Rating (1-4) 1
Can't wait to get started!
Kit spread out, kit in a box
Fresh ingredients equals fresh beer! Grains and extract turn over weekly at Midwest.
The small pouch contains the cinnamon, nutmeg and ginger.
Here you can see the added color a grain soak gives. Smells amazing.
Adding malt extract
Time to add the spices
Then the finishing hops
By this time the first hops additions have stopped floating
I run the wort through a strainer to remove all the pelletized hops
Pitching yeast directly into wort. Between 100-150 million cells, no need for a starter.
A few days later, here is the krausen
Cant wait to taste this one! Extra time may be needed for flavor mellowing. Will report back when it's ready to pour in the glass! Thanks for stopping by!