SheppyBrewhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/Homebrewing website for SheppyBrew Nano-Brewery.en-usTue, 10 Jun 2003 04:00:00 GMThttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoSheppyBrewhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/Tue, 10 Jun 2003 09:41:01 GMThttp://www.sheppybrew.com/rss/RSSHandler.ashxSheppySheppyBrew Brew MasterSheppyComment: on Arctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#comment2272Arctic Vortex Winter Saison Still 1.010 sg. Flavor good, although I remember liking 3711 flavor better. 1/17/2018 8:09:13 AM2272#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Arctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#comment2271Arctic Vortex Winter Saison Turned off the space heater in the fermentation room. 84. 1/17/2018 8:04:06 AM2271#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2270Muggled Pale Ale Killed the keg last night. Didn't last long at all.1/16/2018 6:54:26 AM2270#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2269Killer Cricket Porter Smoking a pork shoulder today. This beer was my reward for making it to the home stretch. So good. 1/15/2018 2:14:43 PM2269#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2268Killer Cricket Porter Been awhile since I've had this one. Still delicious ??1/12/2018 6:26:16 PM2268#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Arctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#comment2267Arctic Vortex Winter Saison Starting to slow down, but still bubbling. 1/11/2018 5:17:12 AM2267#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoArctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89&d=01_08_2018Saison recipe with enough Midnight Wheat Malt to make the beer dark brown to black.1/8/2018 8:51:00 AM89#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89-01/08/2018http://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Arctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#comment2266Arctic Vortex Winter Saison Brew day yesterday. Everything turned out well. Took me awhile to get up to the mash temperature. Ended up at 1.048 OG. Fermentation took off right away. I have a space heater in my fermentation room.1/8/2018 8:48:54 AM2266#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Arctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#comment2265Arctic Vortex Winter Saison Bought ingredients today. LHBS didn't have 3711, so I decided I would try 3724. Not sure how it will turn out, but I guess we'll see.1/4/2018 12:50:04 PM2265#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoX-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141&d=12_26_2017The 2017 version of SheppyBrew's X-Mas ale. This year the beer will include a little blueberry extract. Merry Christmas.12/26/2017 9:37:58 AM141#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141-12/26/2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2264X-Mas Ale 2017 Had some on Christmas Eve and Christmas day. Very tasty. My Christmas guests picked this as the beer to drink with Christmas dinner.12/26/2017 9:31:25 AM2264#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2263Muggled Pale Ale Carbonation not where I want it, yet. The beer is also not as good as I was hoping. It might even have an infection. There is a similar flavor as I got on Red Eye Red Ale. Not nearly as bad, though. We'll see if I end up finishing this keg. 12/23/2017 5:46:59 AM2263#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2262X-Mas Ale 2017 This is delicious. ??12/23/2017 5:40:25 AM2262#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2261Muggled Pale Ale Kegged last night. 1.013 FG 12/20/2017 5:14:02 AM2261#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2260Summer Lovin' American Wheat Killed the keg tonight. Really thought this was a great batch. 12/19/2017 7:36:12 PM2260#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2259X-Mas Ale 2017 This beer is significantly darker in color than I expected / intended. The flavor is perfect, so the color isn't an issue. Just surprised this didn't come out with a lighter color. 12/17/2017 3:40:17 PM2259#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2258X-Mas Ale 2017 Tried it tonight. Just enough Blueberry to compliment the winter warmer caramel. 12/16/2017 8:30:29 PM2258#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2257Muggled Pale Ale Last night I put the beer in secondary with dry hops.12/15/2017 6:50:49 AM2257#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Falling Leaves Autumn Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#comment2256Falling Leaves Autumn Saison Casey got back to me and said she really liked this beer. Didn't really know what a "saison" was, but apparently she likes them.12/14/2017 10:21:42 AM2256#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoKiller Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139&d=12_11_2017A pre-prohibition porter. Rich and black. Oats in the background. Fairly low in alcohol. Delicious.12/11/2017 4:05:07 PM139#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139-12/11/2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2255Summer Lovin' American Wheat Last bottle of the soured wheat. This one doesn't taste nearly as good. It is also way more fizzy. Dumping it. 12/11/2017 3:50:54 PM2255#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2254Summer Lovin' American Wheat I've been drinking this to make room for my pale ale. The Beer Model is all about the Mango Wheat right now. 12/10/2017 5:42:04 PM2254#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2253Where'd My ManGo Wheat Holy mango Batman. Overshadows that Summer Lovin. This is awesome. Especially if you like mango flavor. 12/10/2017 5:40:24 PM2253#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2252Killer Cricket Porter Delicious beer ??12/10/2017 4:21:32 PM2252#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2251X-Mas Ale 2017 Also bottled up the extra gallon. Didn't take gravity reading on this. 5 bombers. 12/9/2017 11:31:32 AM2251#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2250X-Mas Ale 2017 Kegged. 1.016 and 5.5 abv. Perfect. Blueberry flavoring comes through with enough of a hint that it is fruity, but not enough that you'd necessarily think blueberry. Again, perfect. Gonna be a merry Christmas for me.12/9/2017 9:15:32 AM2250#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2249Muggled Pale Ale And ... I had to put in a blow-off tube. Extremely vigorous fermentation. Smells awesome.12/6/2017 4:18:35 PM2249#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2248Muggled Pale Ale Finally signs of fermentation today. Nice thick kraussen. It would have been awesome to see this two days ago. 68f. 12/6/2017 8:15:37 AM2248#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Arctic Vortex Winter Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#comment2247Arctic Vortex Winter Saison Updated the recipe. Just added more black malt this time. I'm really hoping I can get to 1.004 or lower this time. Leaving in the sugar. Also going to make sure I make a starter and start the fermentation at a higher temperature.12/6/2017 7:01:01 AM2247#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=89#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2246Muggled Pale Ale Still waiting for signs of fermentation.12/5/2017 7:51:39 AM2246#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2245Muggled Pale Ale Well ... it looks like the fermentation is slow-starting. I looked at my notes from last time. Both batches before were also slow-starting. In fact last time, I made the comment "I don't think I'll used this yeast again". So ... hopefully next time I'll remember that I don't like this yeast.12/4/2017 11:36:48 AM2245#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2244Muggled Pale Ale Brewed today. Everything went well and I was done before 10:30am. The gravity was a bit low because I added wort even though pre-boil was perfect. Really like the cryo-hops so far. Much less hop matter. 12/3/2017 7:01:42 PM2244#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2243Killer Cricket Porter Really really really enjoying this beer tonight. Chocolate. Smooth. Black. Yummy. ??12/3/2017 6:58:30 PM2243#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2242Where'd My ManGo Wheat The beer is perfect right now. 12/3/2017 6:32:40 AM2242#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2241X-Mas Ale 2017 Went into secondary yesterday with blueberry extract and a couple of scoops of sugar. Gravity was a bit higher than expected at 1.018. Tastes great, but I am hoping the beer will go a touch drier. 12/3/2017 6:31:11 AM2241#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2240Killer Cricket Porter The carbonation is pretty good now. Tasting great. ??12/3/2017 6:28:21 AM2240#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2239Summer Lovin' American Wheat This is a good beer. Nice orange flavor. 12/2/2017 7:11:11 PM2239#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoWhere'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140&d=12_02_2017Standard American wheat beer flavored with mango.12/2/2017 5:10:36 PM140#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140-12/02/2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2238Rocktoberfest Lager Killed the keg. Now I have something to put Xmas ale in. ??12/1/2017 7:02:31 PM2238#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2237Killer Cricket Porter Little sample. Needs carbonation, but tasting good.11/30/2017 5:43:59 PM2237#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Muggled Pale Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#comment2236Muggled Pale Ale Bought ingredients for batch 3 today. Trying cryo-hops for the first time.11/30/2017 2:19:27 PM2236#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=117#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2235Killer Cricket Porter Kegged today. Decided not to add lactose. The dryness is probably closer to style. 11/26/2017 9:15:12 AM2235#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Falling Leaves Autumn Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#comment2234Falling Leaves Autumn Saison Keg blew last night, making room for Killer Cricket. This was, as always, a delicious beer. 11/26/2017 4:08:30 AM2234#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2233Where'd My ManGo Wheat The Beer Model Beer Master likes the Mango Wheat as well. 11/26/2017 3:57:56 AM2233#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2232Killer Cricket Porter Took gravity sample. 1.014. I like the flavor, but think it could use some body. I think I will add some lactose at kegging time. 11/25/2017 11:32:20 AM2232#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2231Where'd My ManGo Wheat Tried a 6oz sample. Great mango aroma. Just a bit tart. Carbonation seems about perfect. We'll see what the beer model thinks. 11/25/2017 11:14:46 AM2231#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2230X-Mas Ale 2017 Fermentation started up sometime yesterday. Going strong today 6411/20/2017 10:28:57 AM2230#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2229Where'd My ManGo Wheat Kegged today. Added about half the mango flavoring. 1.010 FG. Tastes good so far. Hope to try the carbonated beer next weekend.11/20/2017 10:23:12 AM2229#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on X-Mas Ale 2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#comment2228X-Mas Ale 2017 Brew day today. Everything went to plan. Into the fermentor before 11AM.11/19/2017 11:20:36 AM2228#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=141#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2227Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Killed the keg. Good to have an empty for Mango Wheat. 11/17/2017 5:38:44 PM2227#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2226Where'd My ManGo Wheat Racked into secondary on Mango Puree last night. Beer is tasting good. I did not take a gravity reading.11/15/2017 6:34:14 AM2226#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2225Where'd My ManGo Wheat I'm hoping to Mango this wheat tonight. We'll see.11/14/2017 7:05:38 AM2225#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2224Summer Lovin' American Wheat Still tasting good. Still getting too much foam per pour. 11/13/2017 11:17:31 AM2224#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2223Rocktoberfest Lager Still have some of this. Gave a bomber to "Casey". She said it was "fantastic". Not sure how much is left probably not much.11/13/2017 11:16:52 AM2223#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2222Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale The flavor of the brown malt is interesting. I can't quite describe it. Roasty isn't exactly right, but neither is bready. Somewhere between Munich and Roasted malt. A bit unexpected in a pale ale, and unique. I really like it. 11/10/2017 10:45:54 AM2222#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2220Killer Cricket Porter Took a sample. Tastes great. Lots of chocolate flavor. Took a Refractometer reading and got 6 brix. That corresponds to 1.009 fg based on the Beer Smith calculator. It does taste dry enough that it could be that fg. Looking forward to getting this kegged. Just need to finish up CO Pelican. 11/10/2017 10:38:07 AM2220#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2219Where'd My ManGo Wheat Fermentation is basically done. Accidentally took a sample (meant to pull from Killer Cricket). I got 5 brix, which according to my conversion program puts the gravity at 1.005. Pretty sure it isn't quite that low, but maybe. Tasted good. 11/10/2017 10:33:03 AM2219#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2217Where'd My ManGo Wheat Brew day went very well. OG 1.046. About perfect as the Mangos are not in there yet. 11/5/2017 2:47:30 AM2217#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2216Killer Cricket Porter Moved beer to secondary so I'd have room for Mango Lovin'. Didn't take gravity or taste sample, but it smells good. Also harvesting yeast. 11/4/2017 5:14:54 AM2216#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Where'd My ManGo Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#comment2215Where'd My ManGo Wheat The Beer Model and I Bought ingredients Thursday night. Brewing today. 11/4/2017 5:06:36 AM2215#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=140#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Falling Leaves Autumn Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#comment2214Falling Leaves Autumn Saison Been drinking this a lot. Been great. 11/1/2017 3:00:51 PM2214#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2213Killer Cricket Porter Fermentation beginning to slow down. Still bubbling. 70 degrees.11/1/2017 5:53:46 AM2213#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2212Killer Cricket Porter Fermentation underway. 6410/30/2017 9:07:26 PM2212#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2211Killer Cricket Porter Brewed yesterday. Everything went well. 10/30/2017 5:48:14 AM2211#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Killer Cricket Porterhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#comment2210Killer Cricket Porter I bought ingredients today. Will brew this weekend.10/26/2017 1:51:49 PM2210#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=139#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2209Summer Lovin' American Wheat Soured beer turned out really great too. Much like a Flanders Red. 10/12/2017 6:37:24 PM2209#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2208Rocktoberfest Lager Well, the Rockies lost the play-in game. I think it was that I was out of town and not drinking this beer. Oh well... There is always next year. The beer is extremely clear and tasting great. 10/6/2017 11:47:58 AM2208#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2207Summer Lovin' American Wheat Well, the non-sour beer turned out perfect. I'm really happy with the level of orange flavor. 10/6/2017 11:41:01 AM2207#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2206Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale There is just a slight touch of a roast flavor, which I think comes from the brown malt. Unique flavor in a golden ale. Yum ??9/30/2017 6:57:18 PM2206#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2205Summer Lovin' American Wheat Bottled up about 3/4 of a gallon of SCOBY-soured beer. Sample tasted pretty good. Carbing with a combination of cherry juice and orange juice. Will be interesting to see how this tastes once carbed.9/30/2017 5:25:24 AM2205#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Falling Leaves Autumn Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#comment2204Falling Leaves Autumn Saison Kegged today. 1.007 FG isn't as low as I would ideally ask for, but it is fine. 5.4% ABV beer. Tastes great.9/30/2017 5:23:29 AM2204#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2203Rocktoberfest Lager Delicious. Rockies could clinch a wildcard spot tonight. 9/29/2017 6:11:26 PM2203#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2202Summer Lovin' American Wheat Put in kegerator. 9/29/2017 5:29:38 PM2202#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on T.Ra.Sh. Light Lime Mexican Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=137#comment2201T.Ra.Sh. Light Lime Mexican Lager Killed the keg. 9/29/2017 5:28:03 PM2201#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=137#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2200Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Yum ??9/29/2017 5:27:35 PM2200#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2199Summer Lovin' American Wheat Kegged today. Nice little "summer" beer for my wife to enjoy during the beginning of the Autumn season.9/24/2017 8:56:54 AM2199#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2198Summer Lovin' American Wheat Took a sample. 1.008. Since I decided to call the og 1.047, this is a 5.1 abv beer. Nice orange background flavor. I think I can keg this now. 9/23/2017 8:43:40 AM2198#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2197Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Carbed pretty well now. Tastes good. Firm bitterness. Dry. Tastes like I think the guidelines describe.9/21/2017 8:02:45 PM2197#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Falling Leaves Autumn Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#comment2196Falling Leaves Autumn Saison Brewed Sunday. Fermentation took off. Thought I would need a blow-off tube, but it turned out that I didn't.9/21/2017 7:58:54 PM2196#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2195Summer Lovin' American Wheat Secondary with honey, orange zest, and coriander. 9/19/2017 7:21:58 PM2195#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Falling Leaves Autumn Saisonhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#comment2194Falling Leaves Autumn Saison Bought ingredients today. Also did a six cup starter. 9/16/2017 6:23:51 PM2194#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=97#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2193Rocktoberfest Lager A little preview of Rocktoberfest Lager. Generally, I want to save this keg for the baseball playoffs as the Colorado Rockies make their way to the World Series. Great Amber lager even if the Rockies don't make it. #PipeDream #AutumnWeather #Oktoberfest #Rocktoberfest #AmberLager #Lager #HomeBrew #GoRockies #GnomesLikeBeer #GnomeLand #GNuisance9/16/2017 5:27:10 PM2193#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2192Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Put on left side of kegerator. Poured from tap. Obviously not carbonayed, but I really like the flavor. 9/16/2017 5:26:19 PM2192#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2191Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Kegged. 1.009 FG. Tastes great.9/16/2017 1:05:16 PM2191#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2190Rocktoberfest Lager Grabbed a couple little samples from the keg. Could use some settling for clarity and it needs carbonation. It is however tasting great. Very smooth and balanced. Perfect color. Tastes rich and bready. Might like it a little drier. I think for future batches, I might cut way down on caramunich. Go Rockies.9/14/2017 4:05:56 PM2190#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2189Summer Lovin' American Wheat Just figured out why my OG was so low. I completely forgot to add honey. Duh! Took at sample. Got 5 brix, which calculates out to 1.006. I'll probably add honey when I go to secondary with Coriander Seed and Orange Zest.9/14/2017 3:49:01 PM2189#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2188Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Another taste/refractometer sample. 5.8 brix puts this at about 1.009. Love the flavor. Not particularly "dry" as the style calls for, but it is a delicious pale ale. Clarity is great.9/14/2017 3:40:16 PM2188#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2187Summer Lovin' American Wheat Brewed yesterday. Went well although my og is low. I did cut the boil off in the middle to pick up my son, but I didn't think it should be with as low as it was. Fermentation was rocking today. 9/11/2017 10:32:51 PM2187#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Boo Berry American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=63#comment2186Boo Berry American Wheat My wife finally finished off this beer. 9/10/2017 5:03:42 PM2186#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=63#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Summer Lovin' American Wheathttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#comment2185Summer Lovin' American Wheat Despite my better judgement, I think I might brew this coming weekend.9/7/2017 9:16:40 AM2185#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=41#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2184Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Took a taste sample and a refractometer reading. 5.9 brix puts the gravity at about 1.010. The flavor is nice. A bit of fruity flavor from hops and yeast esters. Light bread character from malt. Hoping it will go a bit lower on the FG, but it is already tasting fantastic.9/5/2017 8:04:20 PM2184#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2183Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Was gone this past weekend. There was some yeast in the blow off tube so good thing I remembered to put it in. 72 degrees. Looks to be close to done. 9/4/2017 6:33:48 PM2183#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on T.Ra.Sh. Light Lime Mexican Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=137#comment2182T.Ra.Sh. Light Lime Mexican Lager No lime. Delicious, but not limey at all. 9/4/2017 6:31:49 PM2182#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=137#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2181Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale Brewed today. Everything went great. Fermentor is pretty full, so I will have to remember to put in a blow-off-tube.9/1/2017 9:26:56 AM2181#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#comment2180Colorado Pelican Australian Sparkling Ale bought ingredients today.8/31/2017 12:07:46 PM2180#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=138#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2179Rocktoberfest Lager 5.1% abv8/27/2017 10:03:49 AM2179#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2178Rocktoberfest Lager Kegged today. Thought attenuation would be better than the 1.018. But it tastes great. Nicely balanced. Great Munich malt richness without being too much. Chilling for October. Go Rockies!8/27/2017 9:49:31 AM2178#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Rocktoberfest Lagerhttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#comment2177Rocktoberfest Lager Time to think about kegging this. 8/26/2017 4:58:43 PM2177#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=21#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoRed Eye Red Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=136&d=08_26_2017My LBHS was kind enough to help me out with my Great Cycle Challenge fundraising by putting together a kit. The proceeds from the sale of the kit go to the Children's Cancer Research Fund.8/26/2017 4:58:07 PM136#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=136-08/26/2017http://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icoComment: on Red Eye Red Alehttp://www.sheppybrew.com/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=136#comment2176Red Eye Red Ale Dumped it. The keg was about half empty. Earlier in my brewing "career" I probably would have finished this keg. Rocktoberfest will replace this beer. 8/26/2017 2:01:26 PM2176#/recipes/recipe.aspx?id=136#commentshttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.icohttp://www.sheppybrew.com/images/beer.ico