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Month: January 2014

Brew #56 – Spring Cleaning IPA

Brew #56 – Spring Cleaning IPA

01/18/2014 – Brew Day Using extra ingredients sitting around to make a “free” beer. 3.5 lbs – Amber LME 1 lb – Light DME 2 lbs – Corn Sugar 1 oz – Centenniel Hop Pellets (75 min) 1 tsp – Irish moss (15 min) 0.5 tsp – Yeast nutrient (15 min) 0.5 oz –┬áCentenniel Hop Pellets (10 min) 0.5 oz –┬áCentenniel Hop Pellets (1 min) 1 oz – Centenniel Hop Pellets (Dry hopped in secondary) Racked on top of the…

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Charcuterie #5 – Applewood Smoked Bacon #3

Charcuterie #5 – Applewood Smoked Bacon #3

01/02/2014 – Cut into 6 parts, added cure mix to each gallon zip lock and refrigerated 12 lb (approx 5443 g) – Pork belly 1 cup – Maple Sugar 0.5 cup – Kosher salt 1 Tbsp – Ground black peppercorns 2 tsp – Fresh thyme 0.75 tsp – Pink Salt (Insta-cure #1) 3 – Small bay leaves (0.5 per bag) Flipped bags over every 2 days 01/18/2014 – Smoked the Bacon Cured weight going into the smoker: 1146 g, 745…

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