While this is technically a braggot, mead brewed with grain malt, the addition of the Gesho adds the characteristic flavors of an Ethiopian T’ej.
Loosely based on Miles Davis Bitches’ Brew by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, Rastaman Stout is part imperial stout, part Ethiopian T’ej. A fun recipe for those looking to trying something unique.
Kid Groat Bock (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.064 FG = 1.017 IBU = 28 SRM = 12 ABV = 6.6% Ingredient 8.lbs. (3.6 kg) Pilsner malt 2.lbs. (0.91 kg) oat
Zea Mays Hayes (Creamed Corn Ale) (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.044 FG = 1.007 IBU = 15 SRM = 6 ABV= 4.7% Ingredients 3 lb 12 oz. (1.7 kg) 6-row
Cap’N Crunch Amber Oats Ale (5 gallons/19 L, extract with grains and cereal) OG = 1.053 FG = 1.011 IBU = 36 SRM = 12 ABV = 5.5% Ingredients 2 lb. 5
Kellager 1906 Pilsner (Classic American Breakfast Pilsner) (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.055 FG = 1.010 IBU = 32 SRM = 5 ABV = 5.8% Ingredients 5.5 lbs. (2.5 kg) 6-row
Frankenberry Weiss (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.056 FG = 1.008 IBU = 23 SRM = 6 ABV = 6.3% Ingredients 6 lb. (2.7 kg) 2-row pale malt 5 lb. (2.3
Vermont Maple Golden Ale (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain with maple syrup) OG = 1.046 FG = 1.010 IBU = 17 SRM = 7+ ABV = 4.6% Ingredients 6.5 lbs. (3.0 kg) Maris
Wolaver’s Alta Gracia Coffee Porter clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.068 FG = 1.020 IBU = 27 SRM = 65 ABV = 6.2% Ingredients 11.25 lbs. (5.1 kg) 2-row pale
Would you like a smooth-drinking porter with subtle coffee notes layered in between the roasted grain aromas? Then don’t even look at this recipe. If you like your coffee black, your porter robust and your death metal Swedish, then this your beer.
Newark, New Jersey based P. Ballantine and Sons Brewing Co. set themselves apart from many of the other US-based breweries in the mid-twentieth century by brewing a crisp ale with a noticeable hop bite on the finish. Recreate this classic with the help of this recipe.
This recipe took first place at the SODZ British Beer Festival, and is fairly straightforward. It is meant to be in the style of Fuller’s London Porter (my personal favorite), with brown malt being the key flavor ingredient. It was entered in the Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) Brown Porter category.