None! First all grain batch!
8.25 lbs 2-row Gambrinus (canadian)
0.5 lbs crystal 40L
0.5 lbs crystal 60L
|1/2 oz Perle||FWH, 60 min|
|1/2 oz Cascade||FWH, 60 min|
|1 oz Cascade||15 min|
|1 oz Mt. Hood||15 min|
|2 tsp Irish Moss||15 min|
Dry hops: after primary fermenation, I transferred to two 5 gal buckets for secondary. Added 1 oz Mt. Hood to one bucket, 1 oz Cascade to the other.
Wyeast 1056, American ale yeast, 1 qt starter using yeast from batch 27.
OG, target: 1.050 actual: 1.042
FG, target: 1.012 actual: 1.020
FG seemed high, but seemed done. Pitched more yeast, but didn't FG didn't drop any more.
Transfer to secondary: 18 Mar 2006
Kegged: Mar 23
Not bad for a first shot at all grain. It's more work and I missed both gravities. The beer was quite drinkable.