Yuba Gold #2

The club members enjoyed another great brewing session today, this time to recreate one of their favorite recipes, Yuba Gold, a light and refreshing American Pale Ale using only American 2-Row Pale and light Crystal malted barley (no sugar adjuncts other than for bottle carbonation). Amarillo Gold and Centennial hops give a citrusy, floral taste and aroma for this well balanced beer. Something like a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, but with more alcohol and body!. The first batch brewed earlier this year…

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New kettle and grain mill for all-grain brewing

In preparation for all-grain brewing, the club has recently acquired a new 30-qt aluminum kettle (7.5 gallon; enough to boil most low to mid-gravity 5-gallon brews) and a Corona-style grain-mill from Amazon (Grizzly.com). We will be brewing the Oak Tree recipe this weekend to try out the new equipment and get a little tricep/bicep workout with the manually-cranked grinder!

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