I brewed Humdinger of a Hootenanny (Batch 345) the weekend before Learn to Homebrew Day. I obviously had to have something to brew on the first Saturday of November (today if you're reading this the day it publishes)
That yeast has been sitting in my fridge since then, and I always had expected I'd use it to brew a Category 28. American Wild Ale with it.
I pretended to roll the Online 20 sided die and pretended that I rolled ... 13
13 corresponds to 28C. Wild Specialty Beer, a pretty wide-open style.
An American Wild Ale with fruit, herbs, spices, or other Specialty-Type Ingredients.
I decided to go with a simple base beer with mango fruit. The "Wild" character would come from the Wildbrew Philly Sour yeast.
My recipe is
Again ... I'll be brewing it this afternoon. With some of my home-brew friends.
Stay tuned on this blog ... I'm sure I'll post about brew day.
My new list looks like this:
My "Bench" now includes:
- 33A. Wood-Aged Beer
- 6B. Rauchbier
- 9B. Eisbock
- 17A. British Strong Ale
- 17D. English Barley Wine
- 22D. Wheatwine
- 25A. Belgian Blond Ale
- Historical Beer: Lichtenhainerg
- Historical Beer: Roggenbier
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