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Heatwave Porter

On what was probably the hottest day in the last decade in San Diego, we brewed what we will now call JenEric Heatwave Porter. This is the first beer of a total of four styles that we are brewing for the Ninthlink holiday party. It was so crazy hot this day that we ended up […]

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JenEric Beer has just gone Conical!

Well we’ve just taken the next big step in our brewing adventures, we just got a conical fermenter.
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JenEric Steam IIPA

Brewed on 04/07/2012

Vital Statistics                                                                                
Target Gravity:           1.080              %ABV:            8.7%
Starting Gravity:        1.072              IBU:                77
Final Gravity:             1.006              Final Vol:       11.5gal
Grist                                                lbs              %Ferm                
Pale Malt (Cargill 2-row)                25                   84
Cane Sugar                                       1                     6
Corn Sugar                                       1                     4
Belgian Munich                                1                     3
Crystal […]

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JenEric Steam Beer

Brewed on 03/24/2012

Vital Statistics                                                                                
Target Gravity:           1.051              %ABV:            5.2%
Starting Gravity:        1.051              IBU:                40
Final Gravity:             1.008              Final Vol:       11gal
Grist                                                lbs              %Ferm                
Pale Malt (Cargill 2-row)                15                   79
Rye Malt                                           2.5                 10
Crystal Malt 120L                            1                     5
Crystal Malt 40L                              1                     5
Black […]

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Come Back RyePA

Brewed on 02/26/2012

Vital Statistics                                                                                
Target Gravity:           1.063              %ABV:            7.3%
Starting Gravity:        1.062              IBU:                54
Final Gravity:             1.006              Final Vol:       10gal
Grist                                                lbs              %Ferm                
Pale Malt (Cargill 2-row)                15                   70
Rye Malt                                           5.5                  21
Belgian Munich                               0.5                  2
Crystal Malt 40L                              1.5                  7
Mashing                                                                                          
Mash Thickness:     1.25qt/lb        Mash Time:   60min
Mash Temp: 152ºF
Hops                          total oz          %AA      […]

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Building our new kegerator

Now that JenEric brewing capacity has increased from 5 gallons to 10 gallons per batch, we needed increased capacity to carbonate and serve our precious product. So the time has come to build a new kegerator, which is great because we plan to convert our old kegerator to a fermentation fridge. (more on that later)
On […]

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Beer Pancakes

I first tried making these beer pancakes at the annual fall QUAFF campout in Anza Borrego and they were a real hit.  When combined with the right beer, these pancakes can be very flavorful. I usually make these with a stout because the flavor is great, goes well with maple syrup, and lets face it […]

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JenEric Steam Beer

As spring continues to roll on by, JenEric brewing decided the time was right to brew a California Common or what is more widely known as a Steam Beer.
Growing up near the San Francisco Bay Area there is always plenty of Anchor Steam to drink when you want a break from all the super hoppy […]

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