Honey Dust Graffiti

I have been considering pushing more malt in my beer as of late and this would be the first to show that effort. It’s clearly a sweeter ale: maybe you could call it an amber-the C120 malt gave it enough color, that’s for sure- but I think it might have a life of its own. The honey malt has something to do with it, I think but there’s also just a restrained hop presence and a nice finish to this beer. The nose isn’t too potent with a hint of grass, I think but nothing to indicate a strong hop presence. The beer itself isn’t too caramel focused and it finishes pretty cleanly, so I think I’ll have another.

Brew Date  5.26.14

Steeping Malts
2 lb C120
1 lb Honey malt

Fermentables: 7 lb LME

Hops
1 oz El Dorado @60
.5 oz Wilammette @ 60
.25 oz Wilammette @30
.25 oz Wilammette @10
1 oz El Dorado @10

Yeast: Breakside Ale yeast (2nd use)

OG: 1.066

FG: 1.01

2ndary 6.7
Bottle 6.13

ABV: 7.6%

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