Baseball Beers You Can Brew There’s just something about being at the ballpark, about watching a major-league game in a stadium filled with fans. The light makes the turf look perfect –
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OG = 1.050 to 1.064 FG =1.012 to 1.016 IBUs = 20 to 30 SRM = 7 to 14 Oktoberfests are intensely appealing. They are best described as liquid bread, with the
AMERICAN INDIA PALE ALE OG = 1.050 FG = 1.012 IBUs = 40 to 60+ SRM = 8 to 14 India pale ale originated in England in the late 18th century. These
5 gallons, extract with grains; OG = 1.077 to 1.080 FG = 1.018 to 1.020; SRM = 35 IBUs = 36 Ingredients 14 oz. British crystal malt (55° Lovibond) 6 oz. torrified
Honkers is a medium-bodied Pale Ale with a perfect, off-white head. The aroma is a blend of spicy hops and fruit. The flavor is fresh and clean, with a rounded malt body and a dash of hops. The finish is reminiscent of the flavor. This beer is easy-drinking, thirst- quenching and full of character.
This Extra Special Bitter is a deep copper-orange color, with an off-white, creamy head. The aroma is a judicious blend of fruity hops and toasted malt. Medium in body, it is full and round, with a nice blend of malt balanced with gentle hop character. Redhook ESB ends with a sweet malt finish.
Pennant is a well-crafted pale ale brewed as a tribute to Brooklyn’s world champion baseball team of 1955. (That would be the Dodgers, who actually beat the Yanks in that crosstown series.) Pennant pours with a dense light-beige head that sits on a chestnut-colored beer. The aroma is complex and malty, with a hint of freshly baked bread. The full malt flavor is balanced with a clean hop background. English hops provide a moderate bitterness that complements the smooth mouthfeel. The aftertaste is dry with a hint of hops.
Kölsch is a beer speciality brewed in Cologne, Germany. It is a clear beer with a bright straw-yellow hue. It is less bitter than the standard German pale lager and is warm fermented then cold-conditioned.
Though not super hoppy, California Common is a style that shows off the aromatic power of homegrown hops very nicely.
When my wife and I visited Ireland, we really enjoyed our share of Smithwick’s Ale. Smithwick’s is a light-bodied, copper-colored Irish Red ale with a pleasant hint of roastiness and a dry finish. Here’s a successful homebrew version of Smithwick’s. Randy & Amy Germann San Antonio, Texas
The basic idea in bottling is to move your beer from one big container (your fermenter) to numerous small containers (the bottles).