War Machine

Lack of resources, space, time, and energy spent on a gallon brew for just a few pops, is in my opinon is just down right lame duck sauce. And I'm not trying to cook up some lame duck sauce bubleah, along with that and my girl bitch'n about her kitchen there was only one thing to do... juice up the production. And thats exacactly what I did. I aqquired a 20 gallon pot from Sarah's Dad Bill. That kinda over kill but fuck it, go big or go home right?

With all the ingredients and the new pot, I new I had something great! It was tough keeping the mash at a 155 and making sure th boil didn't overflow, but I knew the end result would be something magnificent. It was funny every couple of minutes into the biol it would over flow and I had to wipe the new pot down. Sarah came out and made a comment wishing that only I spent that much attention to her.

Now a 20 gallon pot is cool with how much you can do with it, but moving it around and cleaning it was a Bitch! When I had to pour it into the fermenter I'm not going to lie, I spilt alot of that shit and I it was right after the boil too, so it was extremely hot.

After the 2 weeks of fermination and 4 weeks of carbination, I actually threw 4oz of corn sugar when I bottled it this time, it was ready to drink. It wasn't as hoppy as the others, but it had this weird weird taste to it. I didn't realize what the taste was untill I was reading what all the ingredients had it common a good 3 months after I brewed, it was fruit. It wasn't a sweet fruity taste, it was straight fruit. The name really didn't mask the beer well, becuase it was named after the time. At the time Star Wars was coming out in theaters and there we're so many crazy indredients, I thought to call it Star Wars. That seemed like a pale yellow beer so it wasn't fitting, and noticing the color of the beer was a cloudy red, I landed on War Machine.

The Brew

  • Style

    Belgian Dubbel

    The Belgian Dubbel is a rich malty beer with some spicy / phenolic and mild alcoholic characteristics. Not as much fruitiness as the Belgian Strong Dark Ale but some dark fruit aromas and flavors may be present. Beer Advocate
  • Starting Water

    9 gallons

    Just keeping record of the amount of water I've started with befroe each brew.
  • Pre Boil Gravity


    Taking the gravity before the boil, to make sure the boil went well.
  • Original Gravity


    The Original Gravity is the specific gravity measured before fermentation. Gravity is the ratio of the density of a sample to the density of water. Basically sugar vs water. OG - FG = ABV
  • Final Gravity


    The Final Gravity is the specific gravity measured at the completion of fermentation. Basically sugar vs water. OG - FG = ABV
  • ABV

    3.9% Maybe

    My gravities are wrong I actually don't know what the ABV on this one was.
    Alcohol By Volume. How much alcohol is in the beer, the higher the drunker you get! This one the math and gravities were a little off.
  • Pale Malt 2 Row


    Smooth, less grainy, moderate malt flavor. Basic malt for all beer styles.
  • Caramel/Crystal malt 40L (40.0 SRM)


    Adds body, color and improves head retention.
  • Acid Malt (3.0 SRM)


    Acid malt contains acids from natural lactic acids. Used by German brewers to adjust malt PH without chemicals to adhere to German purity laws. Also enhances the head retention.
  • Caraaroma® (13.0 SRM)


    Weyermann® CARAAROMA® is a drum-roasted caramel malt made from two-row, German barley. Delivers notes of roasted nuts, dark caramel, died fruit while imparting deep amber and red hues to the finished beer. Can also be used to add body to the beer.
  • Galaxy Hops

    .5oz 60min.

    Highly sought after Australian aroma hop with limited supply. Huge oil content with pungent citrus and passionfruit flavors.
  • Ahtanum Hops

    1oz 10min.

    Moderate bittering power and a strong aroma of bright citrus and floral with hints of earth and pine.
  • Yeast

    Safe US-05 Dry Ale

    These microscopic fungi are the mojo in the juice when it comes to Alcohol. They consume sugar, then piss carbonation and shit alchole, then reproduce and do it again.
  • corn sugar


    Priming sugar, used finish off the fermination. It's used to self carbonate the beer during bottling.
  • IBU


    International Bittering Units. The measurement of bitterness of the beer ranging from 0 to 100, where 100 is super hoppy.
  • SRM Color Scale


    Number guide to beer color, 0 - 40 Yellow into Black
    color guide
  • Finial Amount

    4ish Gallons

    The finial amount of beer I got at the end of the whole brewing process

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