substantial honey ale

Source: jeff blackmon
Recipe added: 01/22/97

The 2 lbs. of sugar may seem strange but it really doesn't hurt the flavor of this beer and it gives the % alcohol a big boost.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5
Starting Gravity: 1.064
Finishing Gravity: ?
Time in Boil: 1 hour
Primary Fermentation: 1 week
Secondary Fermentation: 1 week



Put the chocolate malt in 2 gallons cold water and heat to boil. Remove grains when boiling commences and put in the boiling hops, corn sugar and extract. After 45 minutes add the honey and finishing hops. Sparge into fermenter with cold water to 5 gallons. Pitch yeast when cool.After secondary fermentation, bottle and let beer condition in the bottle for 2 weeks.
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