Brew DateJune 6, 2016
Yield5 gallons
Original Gravity (OG)1.086
Intermediate Gravity Readings1.023
Final Gravity (FG)1.022
Estimated ABV*8.4 %


6 lbs. Gold liquid malt extract, 6 lbs. Amber liquid malt extract, 8 oz. Carapils, 8 oz. Caramel 40L specialty grain, 1.5 oz. Chinook, 1 oz. Centennial, 2 oz. Cascade hops, Safale US-05 yeast, Red Star Pasteur Champagne yeast


This was an extract kit from Midwest Homebrewing Supply. The recipe is available online here.

Brew Notes

Followed the recipe pretty much to the letter. Steeped grains for about 25 minutes. I made a 1200 ml yeast starter using the Safale US-05 dry yeast. Later I will add the Pasteur Champagne yeast as a finishing yeast. Added the finishing champagne yeast after 2 months.

Tasting Notes