Beer Bottling day

Today I am bottling my latest homebrew. I have a Wheat beer, Red Ale, a Coffee Stout and a Chocolate Cherry Stout to bottle. They were all partial mashes and have fermented for 2 weeks.After bottling they should be carbonated  in a week and ready to drink but they will get better if I can wait untill they age for 2 weeks. I am thinking my next brews will be a Blue Moon clone, Oatmeal Stout and a Pilsner.Still working recipes.

Coffee Stout

  •                                               Coffee Stout
    Date: 1/15/2011
    Batch Size: 5.00 gal)
    Ingredients
    2 lbs Dark Dry Extract Dry
  • 1 lbs Amber Dry Extract
    3.3 lbs Dark Liquid Extract
    6 oz Crystal Malt –
  • 4 oz Roasted Barley Malt
    8.0 oz Chocolate Malt
    1.00 oz Nugget [13.00 %] (60 min) Hops
    1.00 oz Saaz [4.00 %] (15 min) Hops
    1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (0 min) Hops –
    6.00 oz Coffee – El Salvadoran (cold press 1 hour)10 min
    1 Pkgs Fermentis Safale 05 Dry ale yeast
  • 5 oz priming sugar
  • 1 Whirlfloc (Spanish moss) 15  mins

    Beer Profile
    Est Original Gravity: 1.066 SG
    Measured Original Gravity:
    Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG
    Measured Final Gravity:
    Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.44 %
    Actual Alcohol by Vol:

    Notes
    Steep grains at 152° for 30 min.

Coffee is very coarse grind. Add coffee at 10. min left.

Red Ale recipe

Brewing up a Red Ale

The Do Red Ale

  • 1 can light Malt Extract
  • 1 can extra light Malt Extract
  • 4 oz Melanoidin Grain
  • 6 oz Cara red
  • 1 oz Nugget Hop pellets (bittering)
  • 1 oz U. K. Kent Golding hop pellets (half flavor & half aroma)
  • 1 tablet Whirlfloc (Irish Moss)
  • 1 pk Fermentis Safale 05 Dry ale yeast
  • 5 oz priming sugar
  • Steep grain in bag for 30 minutes @ 155 degrees
  • 1 ozNugget 60 minutes
  • ½ oz  Kent 30 minutes
  • ½ oz Kent 5 minutes
  • 7 days in bucket with yeast, 7 days in glass. Prime and bottle 7 days
  • EStT SG 1.054
  • EST FG 1.012

wine class Thursday and Saturday

I have space available for any one who would like to attend a wine-making class or Thursday or Saturday this week at 9:30 am. See wine-making page for details. http://bakebottlebrew.com/winemaking/winemaking-classes/

Pre-registration is required so please let me know if you will attend 252 764 0403

Christmas Gift

Know someone who loves great beer? They can make great beer at home. Home brewing is a great hobby and lots of fun. We have a good supply of equipment kits that make great Christmas gifts. We also have ingredient kits that make great gifts for people whole already brew.

new commerical

What to get the person who has everything for Christmas? Do they enjoy quality wine or beer. We have a complete line of beer and wine making kits. We have all they equipment they will need. We sell  beer making ingrediate kits plus a large selection of wine making kits. We carry a supply of grains , hops and more for the experienced home brew person on your list.

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Beer kits choices

HOMEBREW – Just received shipment of Beer making kits yesterday . German Light, Irish Stout, Pale Ale, Hefeweizen, Porter, American Wheat, Oak-ed Imperial Stout, Belgian Ale  and a Pilsner. Also received a few more Wine making ingredient kits to add to our selection of wine kits.