An Awful American Stout

Back in March, with Brew Riot and a Lone Star Circuit Stout competition looming on the horizon, we grabbed an American Stout recipe from Brewing Classic Styles and went to work. I used some salvaged Warrior hops for bittering to push the recipe to 69 IBU and we whirlpooled some Centennial for aroma and flavor and fermented it all with a White Labs California Ale yeast.

Now I titled this “Awful American Stout” because when it was time to bottle and ship the contest entries the stout was not a good stout Continue reading “An Awful American Stout”