Yeti

Ref 2023-11 Yeti Brewer Pain & Patience
Style Imperial Stout Type Beer, all-grain
Started Fri 10th Nov 23 OG 1.082 Status Archived, 8.8% ABV
Packaged Tue 21st Nov 23 FG 1.015 Fermenter SS 25 litre bucket
Handle 2023-11 Yeti
Brewer Pain & Patience
Style Imperial Stout
Type Beer, all-grain
Fermenter SS 25 litre bucket
Status Archived, 8.8% ABV ABV
Started Fri 10th Nov 23 OG 1.082
Packaged Tue 21st Nov 23 FG 1.015

My tenth attempt at an imperial stout, and first go with a new recirculation manifold and temperature probe. Tracking via Brewfather.

Milestones & Tasks

Feb 01 -111dFinished Yeti X
Nov 21 -183dKegged 15 litres
Nov 19 -185dStarted cold-crashing
Nov 10 -194dStarted primary fermentation
72 days
Nov 202321Tue

I’ve just put away approximately 15 litres via gravity transfer to a purged 19 litre Corny keg, which also received half a crushed Campden tablet. The keg was placed on CO2 at 20 PSI. No time to measure gravity – got my hands full with an unexpected boiler leak in the utility room.

One final observation was that the Krausen trace inside the fermenter was a good six inches tall, which I’ve never seen before. Good job there weren’t 20 litres in there, would have made one helluva mess of the fermentation chamber!

2 days
9 days
Nov 202310Fri

Can’t believe this is my tenth go at an imperial stout! Each version has been slightly better than the last, and I’m getting closer and closer to hitting those magic efficiency numbers. This time around I’m also using two new pieces of equipment; an auxiliary temperature probe for the mash, and a brand new recirculation manifold from Brewtools.

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