You Make Your Own Beer? – Angel Over My Shoulder 2011


I will be brewing a Sassafras Spruce Porter December 23 for my yearly ritual brew if anyone is interested. This is my recipe so far:

Type: All Grain
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 9.00 gal
Brewer: Scott Schluter
Asst Brewer: Marc Schluter
Boil Time: 90 min
End of Boil Volume 5.5 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 80.00 %

7 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 77.8 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt – 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2 10.4 %
10.2 oz Wheat, Torrified (1.7 SRM) Grain 3 6.6 %
8.0 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 4 5.2 %
0.55 oz Northern Brewer [8.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 17.4 IBUs
0.10 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.60 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 5.8 IBUs
6.00 oz Spruce Tips (Boil 60.0 mins) Spice 7 –
2.00 oz Sassafras Root Bark (Boil 60.0 mins) Spice 8 –
1.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) [50.28 ml] Yeast 10 –

Est Original Gravity: 1.050
Est Final Gravity: 1.014
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.8 %
Bitterness: 24 IBUs
Est Color: 23.2 SRM

What do you think?

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