Original Gravity: 1.0557 Final Gravity: 1.0139 Alcohol by Volume: 5.474%
This beer is rich and black. It is slightly sweet with a finishing dryness comes from Roasted Barley and black malts. The water should be hard and buttery flavors from the yeast are typical.
6.6 lbs. Dark Liquid Malt Extract
1 lb. 120oL. Crystal Grain (cracked)
6 oz. Roasted Barley (cracked)
6 oz. Black Patent (cracked)
1 tsp. Gypsum
1 1/2 oz. Northern Brewer Hops (boil)
1/2 oz. Fuggles Hops (finish)
1 pkg. White Labs WLP004 Irish Ale Yeast
4 oz. Crown Caps (approx. 55 caps)
5 oz. Priming Sugar (approx. 3/4 cup)
Dissolve gypsum in 1 gal. water which will be used for mash. Mash all grains at 160oF or 30 min. Sparge with 1 gal. water at 170oF. Add malt & NB Hops. Boil for 60 min. adding 1/2 oz. Fuggles at 50 min. mark. Strain into fermenter filled with 3 gal. ice cold water. Pitch yeast when cooled to 80oF or lower.
Yields 5 gal.