Brew Day – Vanilla Cream Ale

It was time for something new…something light…something both refreshing and relaxing…and something for summer. It was time for a vanilla cream ale.

JT boiled up the water. Soon we added grain. Then we kept a mighty boil for an hour as the worty-goodness and hoppy smell filled the air. The color was perfect.

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We experimented with a double immersion chiller in an ice bath for the cool down. It seemed to speed up the chilling process greatly.

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Here’s the final wort before we pitched the yeast.

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