Honk Me Ale

Source: Bob Tobin
Recipe added: 02/28/00
Email: boto@worldnet.att.net

Slightly modified from BYO recipie. Similar to Honker's Ale from Chicago. Toured the brewpub, and they use the Slovenian hops. Fuggles is a good substitue. Carbonation is a little light, but this is very smooth and tasty. Hop quantities based on 4.4% alpha.


Recipe type: Extract
Batch Size: 5
Starting Gravity: 1.044
Finishing Gravity: 1.008
Time in Boil: 90 min
Primary Fermentation: 1 week
Secondary Fermentation: 1 week



Steep the grains for about 30 min. Bring total up to 2 gal. Add extract and bring to boil. Boil 15 min & add 2 3/4 oz hops. Boil 45 min. Add 3/4 oz hops and sugar. Boil 30 min. Cool and pitch yeast. Use corn sugar for priming.
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