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What all have you brewed so far this year?

Here’s where I am at. I think I will hit 25 batches this year.

1: Belgian Dubbel
2: Imperial Breakfast Stout
3: Beire De Garde
4: American Amber
5: Chinook Pale Ale
6. Wry Smile Imperial Rye IPA
7: Bohemian Pils
8: Amber Lager
9: Imperial Amber Ale
10: IPA
11. American Blonde Ale (which I am now secondary fermenting on strawberries) Long story
12: English Special Bitter

1/07/2012 - British Bitter
1/07/2012 - Cream Ale
1/08/2012 - British Bitter
1/14/2012 - Dark Mild
2/18/2012 - Two Hearted Clone
2/26/2012 - Dark Mild
3/03/2012 - Amber IPA
3/10/2012 - American Amber
3/18/2012 - American Pale Ale
5/02/2012 - Irish Red
5/06/2012 - Rye IPA
5/13/2012 - Cream Ale
5/20/2012 - Raspberry Wheat
5/22/2012 - American Pale Ale
5/28/2012 - Imperial Stout

Interesting thread!

So far:

  1. Maibock
  2. California Common
  3. Caribou Slobber
  4. Kolsch
  5. Vanilla Porter
  6. Octoberfest
  7. American Wheat
  8. Farmhouse Biere de Table
  9. Waldo Lake Amber

All 5 gallon AG recipes. I think I will probably finish at around 20 batches for the year.

[quote=“gregscsu”]1/07/2012 - British Bitter
1/07/2012 - Cream Ale
1/08/2012 - British Bitter
1/14/2012 - Dark Mild
2/18/2012 - Two Hearted Clone
2/26/2012 - Dark Mild
3/03/2012 - Amber IPA
3/10/2012 - American Amber
3/18/2012 - American Pale Ale
5/02/2012 - Irish Red
5/06/2012 - Rye IPA
5/13/2012 - Cream Ale
5/20/2012 - Raspberry Wheat
5/22/2012 - American Pale Ale
5/28/2012 - Imperial Stout[/quote]

two beers in one day is pretty boss. where they all grain?

[quote=“muddywater_grant”][quote=“gregscsu”]1/07/2012 - British Bitter
1/07/2012 - Cream Ale
1/08/2012 - British Bitter
1/14/2012 - Dark Mild
2/18/2012 - Two Hearted Clone
2/26/2012 - Dark Mild
3/03/2012 - Amber IPA
3/10/2012 - American Amber
3/18/2012 - American Pale Ale
5/02/2012 - Irish Red
5/06/2012 - Rye IPA
5/13/2012 - Cream Ale
5/20/2012 - Raspberry Wheat
5/22/2012 - American Pale Ale
5/28/2012 - Imperial Stout[/quote]

two beers in one day is pretty boss. where they all grain?[/quote]
Yep, all grain. I brewed three batches that weekend. You know, start the new year right.

2 batches in one day isn’t to bad on the weekend day. I find brewing a single batch after work on a week night to be much more work, due to the time constraints.

Mostly 5 gallons and all grain.

  1. Patersbier
  2. Honey Weizen
  3. Imperial Pils (My Antonia Clone) 3 gallons
  4. Crimson Clover - Irish Red
  5. Cascadian Dark Ale - BIPA
  6. American Amber Ale
  7. Hawaiian LuALE - Pineapple, papaya, coconut, smoked malt.
  8. Nikko’s Wobbly Wine - Barleywine - 3 gallons
  9. Orange Cascade Pale Ale
  10. Belgian Witbier
  11. Hopfenweizen - hopped up wheat
  12. Hopsession - session strength pale ale
  13. Biere de Garde
  14. The Bitter Belgian - Belgian IPA
  15. American Citrus Wheat
  16. Dusseldorf Altbier
  17. Belgian Dubbel (brewing this weekend)

My son, Nicholas was born just before #8 (hence the name, I call him Nikko and he’s quite wobbly) so I’m actually shocked to see I’ve been able to get this many beers in since his birth. But things have been slowing down. I expect to get somewhere around 25 brews in this year. Far more than I had thought considering the new addition to the family and how much time he steals from the rest of my life. Which is just fine by me!

Some of the batches were done for a friend and several of the 10 gallon batches were split between us. Just used generic names rather than the arbitrary name I often give them but only a batch or two were repeats of the same recipes, several were fairly close but I was playing with subtle changes to grain bill, hops and/or yeast.

1/21 - Nut Brown - 10 gal
1/27 - American Brown - 5 gal
1/27 - American Pale 10 gal
2/20 - American Amber - 5 gal
2/20 - American Brown - 5 gal
3/2 - Americanized Bitter 10 gal
3/2 - Nut Brown - 5 gal
3/17 - Citra Blonde - 5 gal
3/17 - Oatmeal Stout - 5 gal
3/31 - Citra Pale - 5 gal
3/31 - Dark Mild - 5 gal
4/21 - American Pale - 5 gal
5/11 - Dark Mild - 5 gal
5/12 - American IPA - 5 gal
5/25 - Summer Amber - 10 gal
5/25 - American Pale - 10 gal

[quote=“muddywater_grant”]Here’s where I am at. I think I will hit 25 batches this year.

1: Belgian Dubbel
2: Imperial Breakfast Stout
3: Beire De Garde
4: American Amber
5: Chinook Pale Ale
6. Wry Smile Imperial Rye IPA
7: Bohemian Pils
8: Amber Lager
9: Imperial Amber Ale
10: IPA
11. American Blonde Ale (which I am now secondary fermenting on strawberries) Long story
12: English Special Bitter[/quote]

Our brewing tastes are eerily similar. A lot of our brews are the same and the ones not on my list (ESB, Rye IPA, etc) I brewed near the end of last year. Great minds think alike.
:cheers:

All Extract:
Waldo Lake Amber
Double IPA
Innkeeper
Wheaten Beatdown
Wheaten Beatdown
German Alt
Honey Kolsch
Innkeeper
Homerun Red Lager (PM)
Schwarzbier
Innkeeper
Innkeeper
Innkeeper
Chinook IPA
World Wide Lager
Farmhouse Biere de Table

My brew(girl) friend and I like to keep Innkeeper on hand and sometimes it goes too fast. I think we’re going to start a rotation of light session beers that include the innkeeper, farmhouse BDT, and honey kolsch.

1/6/12 Golden Summit Pale Ale (GSPA) 3gal
1/22/12 Belgian Specialty 3gal
1/22/12 Session Ale 2gal
2/19/12 German IPA 3.5 gal
2/26/12 Old Speckled Hen Clone 3 gal
3/11/12 GSPA 5gal
3/18/12 American Dark Lager 5gal
4/15/12 German IPA 10gal
5/12/12 Scottish Export 80/- 10gal
5/20/12 GSPA 10gal
5/27/12 Dusseldorf Alt 10gal

Can you tell when spring started and I was back outside brewing?

[quote=“mvsawyer”]All Extract:
Waldo Lake Amber
Double IPA
Innkeeper
Wheaten Beatdown
Wheaten Beatdown
German Alt
Honey Kolsch
Innkeeper
Homerun Red Lager (PM)
Schwarzbier
Innkeeper
Innkeeper
Innkeeper
Chinook IPA
World Wide Lager
Farmhouse Biere de Table

My brew(girl) friend and I like to keep Innkeeper on hand and sometimes it goes too fast. I think we’re going to start a rotation of light session beers that include the innkeeper, farmhouse BDT, and honey kolsch.[/quote]

When are you making the jump? You don’t find extract a little boring?

  1. Otter Creek Copper Ale Clone
  2. Session Pale Ale (take 1)
  3. Dunkelweizen/Vanilla Dunkelweizen
  4. Simcoe/Amarillo/Citra/Chinook IPA
  5. Session Pale Ale (take 2)
  6. Hefeweizen/Blackberry Weizen
  7. Blackberry-Lemon Melomel

I’m pretty happy that I’ve been able to keep to a 1 brew a month average. I’m even happier that most of them have been recipes I’ve designed myself, and that they’ve come out pretty decent.

I think I’ll be branching out into Belgian territory next. I have a Dubbel, a Tripel and a hoppy, dark Brett-Saison planned, but I haven’t decided which will come first. I also want to brew some mini (1-gallon) batches of single-hop Pale Ales with all the hop varieties I have on hand to really nail down the flavor profile of each for future recipe design. And in the fall, I’m thinking an oaked hop-bomb IIPA.

So far I’ve only brewed good beer :lol:

Fat Tire clone
Raspberry Wheat
Kolsch
Chocolate Wheat Porter
Belgian Wit
Guinness Extra Stout clone
Cream Ale
The Innkeeper
Irish Red
Chipotle Ale
Karl’s 90 Schilling
Extra Mild Pale Ale
Pilsner
Bavarian Hefeweisen
Red Hook Double Black Stout this Friday

[quote=“muddywater_grant”]

When are you making the jump? You don’t find extract a little boring?[/quote]
To be honest, I am more into the other aspects of brewing rather than the actual brewing itself; Yeast, ferm temps, and just stepped up to kegging. We’ve done a partial mash with Ken’s HR Red Lager that was fun but if we go full AG, we’d only brew once every 2 weeks. I’m not cool with that :slight_smile:

  1. Caribou Slobber (extract) (first ever, brewed 1/7)
  2. Chinook IPA (extract)
  3. Dry Irish Stout (extract)
  4. Phat Tyre (extract)
  5. Brown Ale v1
  6. Nut Brown Ale (extract)
  7. IPA
  8. IPA
    9a. Dubbel Starter (1/2 gallon “batch” :wink: )
    9b. Dubbel (will be more of a Belgian Strong Dark at 8.4%…)
  9. Brown Ale v2 (more of an American-style Old Ale at 7.2%…)
  10. ESB
  11. IPA

1- Oatmeal stout
2- IPA
3- Innkeeper
4- hefeweizen
5- milk stout
6- Summer Ale
7- Pale Ale
8- Cider
9- ESB

Next up is an IIPA

So far All grain

Cocoa Porter
Robust Porter
Robust Porter oak barrel aged 13 gallons Bottling was a marathon !
ESB
American Wheat w/ homegrown Cascade hops
now fermenting Flanders Red 14 gallons going into oak barrel shortly adding belgian sour 1 to it
Friday brewing American Amber

All 5.5 Gal AG:

Dry Irish Stout
Belgian Double IPA
Belgian Brown Ale
Irish Blonde
Irish Mild
ESB
Pacific Gem SMaSH IPA
Green Bullet SMaSH IPA
Pacific Jade IPA
Zythos IIPA
Sorachi Ace IPA
Super Alpha IPA
Simcoe IIPA
DDH IRA
Flanders Red
Berlinerweisse
Blackberry Wheat
Vienna Cream Ale
Smoked Rye Ale
APA

On Target for 50 brews this year.

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