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More - June 2018 - BeerCo Brewing News...

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We have been listening to all you awesome brewers out there asking us to bring you More Malt! More Hops! More Yeast! More Adjuncts! More Brewing Aids! and More Equipment! because you need More! to brew better beer and our search is your satisfaction @BeerCoAU .

First up apologies for the radio silence here we are riding into the last week of June and we are only pumping out our BeerCo Brewing News for the month!  We have been busy brewers too - new website - please send us your feedback to feedback@beerco.com.au on your shopping and searching experience all builds welcome, more racking in the warehouse and more new products coming your way...that's enough from us on with the real brewing news...

This month is a bumper big issue - Malt of the Month - Brown Malt - Adjunct of the Month - Maple Syrup - Hop of the Month - El Dorado - Yeast of the Month - GY077 Quebec Abbey Ale GigaYeast - Equipment of the Month - Fermentasaurus - BeerCo Recipes of the Month - French Toast | Double Brown Ale and Remember Me? ESB and last but not least a podcast with Ian McNally from The Chosen Brew...

PS for all the Craft Brewers going to BrewCon 2018 26-8 June in Syncity next week please drop by Trade Booth 11 and say g'day!

Gladfield Brown Malt

Gladfield Brown malt is a stronger version of the Gladfield Biscuit malt but made from green chitted malt. This allows good colour build up without the astringency from husk damage.

Gladfield Brown malt will impart a dry biscuity flavour to the beer along with nice amber colour.

Gladfield Brown malt is deal in Porters, Stouts, Dark Ales or Dunkels in careful amounts.

  • 1 Kg Bags normally $4.95 / Kg¬†Incl. GST - SALE NOW $2.48 inc GST (SAVE 50%)
  • 5 Kg Bags normally $19.95¬†Incl. GST¬†- SALE NOW $9.95 inc GST (SAVE 50%)
  • 25 Kg Bags at $74.25¬†Incl. GST¬†- SALE NOW $49.50 inc GST (SAVE 33%)
Buy Now! Gladfield Brown Malt

Adjunct of the Month:  Pure Canadian Maple Syrup - Beer Finishing - Food Grade 1

Was $6.55 incl GST per 250mL NOW $4.95 per 250mL Bottle - SAVE 30% OFF RRP

All maple syrups are not equal.  BeerCo L.B. Maple Treat Beer Finishing Pure Maple Syrup is 100% Pure Canadian Maple Syrup - Food Grade 1.  This Grade A Amber Rich Pure Maple Syrup is the ultimate finishing Maple to use for your Canadian Bourbon Stout, Maple Brown Ales or whatever you choose to brew with this delicious syrup.
 

BeerCo is proud to stock 100% pure maple syrup, manufactured in Canada by L.B. Maple Treat, one of the most trusted names in Maple Syrup world-wide.

Our maple syrup is rated at grade 1 (also known as ‚Äėgrade A‚Äô) on the Canadian classification scale, a grade reserved for the purest, most translucent and subtly complex flavoured syrups.

Pure maple syrup is a wonderful addition to many different beer styles.

Pack & Price:

  • 250mL Glass Bottle - 100% Pure CA Maple - Food Grade 1 Normally $6.55 NOW $4.95 incl GST
  • 17 Litre Pails are available for Craft Brewers - price available upon request - inquiries to¬†orders@beerco.com.au
Buy Now! Pure Canadian Maple Syrup - Beer Finishing - Food Grade 1

Hop of the Month!¬†El Dorado¬ģ Type 90 US Hop Pellets

El Dorado¬ģ is a special dual purpose variety with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids. El Dorado ¬ģ consistently elicits responses of fruity notes, specifically tropical fruit flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.

Form:

  • Type 90 Hop Pellets | 100g | 250g | 500g | 1Kg¬†Foils

Pedigree

El Dorado¬ģ Hop was created by Moxee Valley, Yakima, Washington based CLS Farms, LLC in 2008, it was released to the public in 2010.

Aroma

Flavors of tropical fruit, pineapple, mango. Aromas of pear, watermelon, stone fruit and candy.

Typical Beer Styles:

  • India Pale Ale
  • NEIPA (New England IPA)
  • Wheat
  • Pale Ale

El Dorado¬ģ Hops Use in Craft Beers

BeerCo Recipes Featuring El Dorado¬ģ

Pack & Price Options:

  • 100g normally $9.95 incl GST - SAVE 50% NOW $4.95 incl. GST
  • 250g normally $21.95 incl GST - SAVE 55% NOW $9.95 incl GST¬†
  • 500g normally¬†$41.95 incl GST - SAVE 48% NOW $21.95 incl GST
  • 1Kg normally $87.95 incl GST - SAVE 44% NOW $49.50 incl GST
Buy Now! El Dorado¬ģ Type 90 US Hop Pellets

GigaYeast of the Month: GY077 Quebec Abbey Ale GigaYeast

$14.95 Incl. GST

Quebec Abbey Ale GigaYeast GY077 is from one of the first breweries in North America to create a successful line of traditional Abbey style ales.

This Belgian ale yeast creates a malt forward beer with subtle fruity esters and a very small amount of clove notes.

Robust attenuation makes this yeast an excellent choice for low or high gravity beers where a slightly sweet malty finish is desired. Perfect for the Belgian Dubbel and Tripel styles.

Attenuation Medium Gravity*

  • 79% ‚Äď 83%

Attenuation High Gravity*

  • 75% ‚Äď 78% (10% ‚Äď 10.3% ABV)

Temperature Range†:

  • 20ňö ‚Äď 27ňöC (68ňöF ‚Äď 80ňöF)

Flocculation:

  • Medium

Representative Beer Styles:

  • Belgian Ale
  • Dubbel
  • Belgian Strong
  • Tripel
  • Biere De Garde

Pack & Price Options:

  • Gold Pitches for 21 L / 5 US Gallon Homebrew Size¬†$14.95¬†Incl. GST
  • GY077 Quebec Abbey Ale¬†GigaYeast ProPitch¬†- DHL Express¬†in 5-7 days to your Craft Brewery!
Gigayeast Pro Pitches      
Price List 24-Jun-18 AUD:USD  $ 0.74
AUD - excludes GST    
  Yeast
HL Pitch Pro-Pitch DHL Total
1 $137 $188 $325
5 $256 $188 $444
10 $441 $188 $629
15 $563 $239 $803
20 $676 $239 $915
25 $817 $246 $1,063
30 $961 $255 $1,216
35 $1,094 $265 $1,359
40 $1,213 $274 $1,487
45 $1,332 $291 $1,623
50 $1,473 $337 $1,811
55 $1,606 $360 $1,966
60 $1,741 $391 $2,132
70 $1,998 $503 $2,501
80 $2,268 $584 $2,852
Shipping provided by DHL Global Express and rates are subject to change. Rates are accurate as at 24-June-2018
Buy Now! GY077 Quebec Abbey Ale GigaYeast Gold Pitch

Equipment of the Month:  Fermentasaurus - 35 Litre - Uni Tanks

$129.95 incl. GST

The Oxebar Fermentasaurus is the world’s first conical PET fermenter that is pressurisable up to 2.4 Bar working pressure. This new model of fermenter has only been possible to manufacture using a highly specialized PET grade and a new type of PET injection/blow molding machine that has been commissioned in Springvale, Victoria, Australia. Australian made right here in Melbourne, this product will truly change the way home brew is made and greatly simplify brewing at home from fermentation to carbonation.

Buy Now! Oxebar - Fermentasaurus - 35 Litre - Uni Tanks


BeerCo Recipe Kit of the Month - French Toast - Double Brown Ale with Maple, Cinnamon & Vanilla

Our Biggest Boldest and most Expensive BeerCo All Grain Recipe Kit!
  • $97.90 incl. GST Milled / Unmilled Dry Yeast
  • $91.95 incl GST Milled / Unmilled Liquid GigaYeast

Who doesn't love French Toast? The sweet taste of Maple, Cinnamon and Vanilla on a nice firm crust of bread! Well, we thought why not create a BeerCo Recipe Kit that captures that flavour in a glass. French Toast | Double Brown Ale with Maple, Cinnamon and Vanilla is a big bold dark warming Ale that will have you coming back for more weekend after weekend just like your love of French Toast!  With a whopping 7.6Kg Grain Bill, 1 Litre of pure Canadian Maple Syrup and 2 Gold Pitches or 4 packets of dried yeast this is a beer for a bold brewer!

Cheers! #brewhappy #drinkhappier #enjoyresponsibly

VITAL STATS:

Batch & Boil

  • Batch Size: 21 Litres¬†
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

PROPERTIES

  • OG 1.081
  • FG 1.014
  • IBU 35
  • ABV 8.8%
  • Colour¬†58 EBC

MALT:

Amt       Name                                 Colour                   % Grist

5.20 Kg      Gladfield Ale Malt                     (6 EBC)                            68%

0.60 Kg      Gladfield Dark Crystal Malt      (190 EBC)                          8%

0.60 Kg      Gladfield Munich Malt              (16 EBC)                            8%

0.60 Kg      Harraways Rolled Oats           (3 EBC)                              8%

0.20 Kg      Gladfield Biscuit Malt               (60 EBC)                            3%

0.20 Kg      Gladfield Brown Malt               (178 EBC)                           3%

0.20 Kg      Gladfield Light Chocolate Malt (115.0 EBC)                        3%

7.60 Kg      TOTAL                                      58 EBC                           100%

ADJUNCTS:

HOPS:

  1. 45 gm¬†Willamette US Hop Pellets¬†Alpha: 8.5%¬†‚Äď 60 minute boil addition
  2. 25 gm¬†Willamette US Hop Pellets¬†Alpha: 4.7% ‚Äď Boil 30 mins
  3. 25 gm¬†Willamette US Hop Pellets¬†Alpha: 4.7% ‚Äď 5 mins from end of boil

YEAST

Liquid | GigaYeast

Dry | Lallemand Danstar

Method:

  1. Mill the grains and dough-in targeting a mash of around 3 Litres of water to 1 Kg of grain (a liquor-to-grist ratio of about 3:1 by weight or around 22 Litres) and a temperature of¬†67 ¬įC (152 ¬įF).
  2. Hold the mash at 67 ¬įC (152 ¬įF) until enzymatic conversion is complete.
  3. Infuse the mash with near boiling water while stirring or with a recirculating mash system raise the temperature to mash out at 76 ¬įC (168 ¬įF).¬† Mash out for 10 minutes.
  4. Fly Sparge slowly with 10 Litres of 77 ¬įC (170 ¬įF) water, collecting wort until the¬†pre-boil kettle volume is around 25.0 L.
  5. Add 45 gm Willamette US Hop Pellets at start of vigorous 60 minute boil.
  6. The total boil time will be 60 minutes. 
  7. Add 25 gm Willamette US Hop Pellets with 30 mins remaining for the boil.
  8. Optional: add Deltafloc tablet or Irish Moss tablet and Yeast Nutrient with 15 mins of boil remaining.
  9. Scrap out the contents of two whole Vanilla Beans and add to the boil with 5 minutes remaining.
  10. Add 1 x Cinnamon Scroll into the Boil 5 mins from end of boil.
  11. Add another 25 gm Willamette US Hop Pellets with 5 mins remaining for the boil.
  12. Add 750mL of BeerCo Finishing Maple Syrup at end of Boil
  13. Cool wort and transfer to the primary fermenter oxygenating wort and pitching GY001¬†Nor Cal Ale #1 GigaYeast or Lallemand Brewing Nottingham Ale yeast at 18¬į C.
  14. Allow primary ferment to free ride up to¬†21-22¬į C and hold at that temperature.
  15. After Primary Fermentation is complete add remaining 250mL of BeerCo Pure Canadian Maple Syrup to the fermenter.
  16. Secondary Fermentation - Ferment at 21-22¬į C until FG is reached or your hydrometer readings are constant over 2-3 days.
  17. Bottle or Keg and carbonate your beer to 2.3 levels of CO2.
  18. Mature for 2-4 weeks and will continue to mature and mallow over 2-4 months - pour slowly into a goblet glass, light a fire, kick back and relax and enjoy responsibly, Prost!

BeerCo Recipe Kit Contents:

  • Malt
  • Hops
  • Adjuncts - Maple Syrup - pick up your cinnamon scroll and vanilla beans from your local fresh grocer or supermarket
  • Yeast - 2 x Gold Pitches or 4 x Dry Yeast Sachets

Sauces of Brewspiration:

Buy Now! French Toast | Double Brown Ale with Maple, Cinnamon & Vanilla

BeerCo Recipe Kit of the Month - Remember Me? - ESB - BeerCo Recipe Kit

  • $49.50 incl. GST Milled / Unmilled Dry Yeast
  • $55 incl GST Milled / Unmilled Liquid GigaYeast

In this day and age of being way too fancy and never stopping, it’s nice to sit back and reminisce about the classics. Remember the time when you didn’t worry about squeezing into skinny jeans, Insta or FB every beverage you’ve tried or listening to music that made your ears hurt? Us neither.

Time to look past the latest fads and just enjoy some uncomplicated flavours.

That’s where the Remember Me? ESB fits in. It’s not the glamour of the party, it’s just a good friend.

Cheers! #brewhappy #drinkhappier #enjoyresponsibly

VITAL STATS:

Batch & Boil

  • Batch Size: 19 Litres
  • Boil Time: 60 mins

PROPERTIES

  • OG 1.046
  • FG 1.010
  • IBU 35.4
  • ABV 4.7%
  • Colour 32.7 EBC
  • Balance ‚Äst0.628 IBU/SG Bitterness Ratio

MALT:

Amt       Name                                 Colour                   % Grist

4.50 kg      Gladfield Ale Malt                     (6.0 EBC)                      82%
0.40 kg      Gladfield Dark Crystal Malt      (190.0 EBC)                    7%
0.35 kg      Gladfield Brown Malt               (178.0 EBC)                   6%
0.25 kg      Gladfield Supernova Malt        (115.0 EBC)                    5%
5.50 kg      TOTAL                                     32.7 EBC                       100%

 

HOPS:

Fuggle UK Hops¬†Alpha: 4.1%. Pellets. 80g ‚Äď 60 minute boil

Fuggle UK Hops¬†Alpha: 4.1%. Pellets. 20g ‚Äď Dry hop 3.0 days

YEAST

Liquid | GigaYeast

Dry | Lallemand Danstar

Method:

  1. Mill the grains and dough-in targeting a mash of around 3 Litres of water to 1 Kg of grain (a liquor-to-grist ratio of about 3:1 by weight) and a temperature of¬†67 ¬įC (152 ¬įF).
  2. Hold the mash at 67 ¬įC (152 ¬įF) until enzymatic conversion is complete.
  3. Infuse the mash with near boiling water while stirring or with a recirculating mash system raise the temperature to mash out at 76 ¬įC (168 ¬įF).¬† Mash out for 10 minutes.
  4. Fly Sparge slowly with 10 Litres of 77 ¬įC (170 ¬įF) water, collecting wort until the¬†pre-boil kettle volume is around 25.0 L.
  5. Add 80gm of Fuggle UK Hops at start of boil.
  6. The total boil time will be 60 minutes. 
  7. Optional: add Deltafloc tablet or Irish Moss tablet with 15mins of boil remaining.
  8. Pitch with GY011 British Ale yeast or Nottingham Ale yeast
  9. Add 20gm of Fuggle UK Hops after 3 days for a maximum of 3 days.
  10. Yeast & Fermentation - Aerate well and ferment at 18-21¬į C until FG is reached or your hydrometer readings are constant over 2-3 days.
Buy Now! Remember Me? - ESB - BeerCo Recipe Kit
Last but not least we sat down and had a chat about you guessed it "beer" with a new friend @IanMcNally from "the Chosen Brew Podcast" at @MR WEST - Bar & Bottle Shop and we dug into a few "epiphany" beers and enjoyed some fantastic #localfreshcraft from Two Birds Brewing Hop Nation Dave Padden Akasha Brewing Company if you love to listen to two blokes talking about #beer and Gladfield Malt Crosby Hop Farm New Zealand Hops Gigayeast, Inc. and adjuncts and more put your headphones in sit back #relax pour yourself a beer or two like Ian and I did - so much fun and Ian's podcast is a fantastic addition to the Good Beer Universe please do yourself a good beer favour and have a listen - thanks again Ian https://www.thechosenbrewau.com/listen

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