Friday, January 13, 2023

Mosaic IPA

 Hopefully this one will be awesome!


5 gallon batch


14 lb 2-row

12 oz white wheat

6 oz Crystal


Mashed at 149F, still lower than I was aiming for. Ambient temp is about 70F, mash water was at 170F. I'm mashing in a 10 gallon Igloo cooler. 


2 oz Mosaic, 60 min

3 oz Mosaic, 10 min


60 minute boil.


Yeast cake from previous batch.

Brown Porter

 Still trying to make a decent beer here, and I think this one is finally it. I got about a pint of fresh yeast from my neighbors, and that seems to have made the difference.


5 gallon batch


10 lb 2-row

8 oz white wheat

4 oz black patent

4 oz chocolate malt


Mashed at 151F. I seem to hit mash temp a little lower than I expect, but no worries. Added a 1/2 tsp of phosphoric acid. Ran off 6.5 gallons to the boil kettle.


2 oz Saaz, 60 minutes


1 pint of safale 04 from my neighbors.



I'm behind on entering batch notes, so this just went on tap today. It tastes just fine, just as a brown porter should taste. Brewed a batch of IPA today, I'm going to reuse the yeast cake.