My grandfather passed away last weekend, and he was a big fan of my brewing, even if only in theory. He still hadn’t opened the IPA I brewed for my wedding nearly 8 years ago so he could show people the bottle. He was more of a macro-drinker, and combining that with his being Nebraskan and his love of cream can dinners, it only seemed appropriate to brew a cream ale of the pre-prohibition style.
I’m not going to stick with period ingredients, but I think he’d be happy enough with the results to keep a bottle on his desk well beyond the “best by” date.
I’ve not used corn before, so this will be yet another adventure.
- 7 lbs Pilsner Malt
- 3 lbs 2-Row
- 1 lbs flaked corn
- 0.5 lbs Carapils
- 1 oz. NZ Saaz @ 60 min (4% alpha)
- 1 oz. NZ Saaz @ 10 min
- 1 oz. NZ Saaz @ 5 min
Should be interesting. I’ll probably just stick with Safale S-05.