English Nut Brown Ale
September 2019 – I was running short of beer and this kit seemed to have my name on it …
|Malt||6.6# liquid light malt extract|
|Steeping Grains||kit doesn’t specify in the instructions|
|Hops||1 oz East Kent Golding (boiling)
1 oz East Kent Golding (finishing)
|Yeast||Nottingham Ale Yeast|
|Priming||3/4 cup priming sugar|
|Put steeping grains in mesh bag. Heated 3 gallons water to 165 F and steeped the grains for 30 minutes. Let bag drain for 10 minutes.
Brought wort to rolling boil. Shut off heat. Reserved 1 quart boiling wort. Added both bags of liquid malt – stirring well after each addition. Used reserved wort to rinse the bags the liquid malt came in.
Brought back to a boil, added, 1 oz East Kent Golding hops. Boiled 45 minutes.
Added 1 oz East Kent Golding hops. Boiled 15 minutes.
Transferred to primary fermenter. Diluted with cold water to 5.5 gallons. Used ice bath in sink to reduce temperature to 70 F.
Added yeast, sealed fermented, and place air lock.
|Racked & bottled||09/21/2019
|Brewing Notes||I was disappointed the instructions did not specify the contents of the steeping grains.|
|09/21/2019||It wasn’t supposed to be bottled today — I always do 2 stage fermentation. But I screwed up and added the priming sugar, so today became bottling day …|