First Full Mash Brew 07/12/2010
It is with some excitement that I find myself on the brink of undertaking my first All Grain / Full Mash brew day!
It's taken my almost a year to get to this point, some manage the transition from kits to All Grain much quicker, but I have bided my time and feel I have learnt from brewing a few kits with the hope that this will mean less mistakes when it comes to making some REAL ale.
The plan is to brew a Worthington White Label (clone), with the recipe taken from Dave Line's book 'Brewing Beer Like Those You Buy'. However, there has been some debate on the Home Brew Forum as to the origin of this particular beer. There is the well known Worthington White Sheild, but the hop bill listed by Dave Line is totally different in his White Label recipe. With the Sheild needing Challenger, Fuggles and Northern, whereas the White Label calls for East Kent Goldings and Fuggles.
I hope to get this underway just as soon as the my Christmas Ale is racked.
3.25Kg Maris Otter
200g Crushed Crystal Malt
East Kent Goldings
10g@ post boil
500g Invert cane sugar
Yeast: Safale S-04
David Bishop, 33 year old Bradfordian, born in East Yorkshire. Garage brewer and novice blogger with grand designs to own a micro-brewery. It's early days!