Christmas ale brewday in pics

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The ingredients

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Hlt up to strike temp

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Filling mashtun with strike water

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Doughed in 🙂

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First runnings

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Pouring first runnings onto ‘brew’foil so as not to disturb the grain bed 🙂

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Incase you are wondering what ‘brew’foil is.  Here u go.  It is merely….foil.

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Fitting the sparge arm

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Sparge time!!!!

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Time for a sparge time 15% beer 🙂

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Highly recomended

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Adding hops to the boil

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Sanitizing the fermenter

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Nice aeration.  Plenty oxygen for the yeasties 🙂

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Bourbon soaked raisens added to the fermenter

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Chill time.  From almost boiling to 20degrees celcius in less than 20 minutes

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Yeast starter made up the day before

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1.070 original gravity

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In you go yeasties.  Enjoy 🙂

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BREWPIGS!!!!

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Job done 🙂 

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