Homebrewing The El Morillo

If you’ve been a long term reader of this site, you may have gathered by now I love hoppy beers. In fact the only unfortunate thing in my mind about loving hoppy beers so much is that not everyone loves hoppy beers. Or at least some people don’t think they do. I find often times…

Recipe: The El Morillo

Showing casing the Vienna Malt with a trio of hops: El Dorado, Amarillo & Mosaic. All added in the last minute, whirlpool and dryhop. Super clean, crisp, a touch hazy and a touch of the malty vienna coming trough. Source: Lazerwolf on YouTube Beer Specifications Beer Name: The El Morillo Beer Style: Session IPA Recipe…

Homebrewing a (Modified) Goose Island IPA Clone

I know enjoying IPAs is the “in” thing right now but I seriously love IPAs. They’re by far my favourite style and, while I still enjoy other types of beer, there is just something about the hoppy goodness of an IPA that keeps calling me back. My previous experience homebrewing an IPA, the OBK West Coast…

Recipe: Goose Island IPA Clone

Source: Brewer’s Friend Beer Specifications Beer Name: Goose Island IPA Clone Beer Style: English IPA Recipe Type: All Grain Batch Size: 5.5 gallons / 20.8 litres Estimated SRM: 9.47° Estimated IBU: 52 Estimated OG: 1.065 Estimated FG: 1.015 Estimated ABV: 6.6% Grain Bill/Fermentables Amount Fermentables 11.5 lbs United Kingdom – Maris Otter Pale 0.5 lbs American…

Beers #3 & #4: OBK West Coast IPA & OBK Witbier

After two rapid fire back-to-back brewing days I, with some help, had successfully brewed both the OBK West Coast IPA and the OBK Witbier. Recipes for these and others can be found here or by clicking the links on their names. Both brew days went really well and we even took a little bit of…

Recipe: OBK West Coast IPA

The American IPA started out on the West Coast for the access to citrusy, grapefruit, and pine flavoured hops. That was decades ago, and now the style is among the most popular craft beer styles. And for good reason. Amazing bright hops lead to a vast array of juicy hop flavours and bitterness. Also a…