The Voodoo That You Do Recipe
The Voodoo That You Do (8.5 litres)
I was mighty blue, thought my batch was all through, till the fridge doors opened, and I gazed upon you. You do something to me, send the current all through me, every time I sip, that frosty glass full of you. You'll wax melodic after your first few sips of this enchanting ale. Amber, yet a little hazy, and malty, yet balanced. Just the right notes all the way through, truly something magical is at work here.
- 1.3kg Bewitched Amber Ale
- 250g Golden Malt Extract
- 250g Brown Sugar
- Pack of Carbonation Drops
- Colour: Mahogany
- Body: Medium
- Bitterness: Med/Low
- Approx. Alcohol Level: 7.0% ABV
- Naturally Carbonated: Natural
Clean and sanitise all equipment that will come in contact with the brew. Add the Bewitched Amber Ale, Malt Extract and brown sugar to the Fermenting Vessel (FV). Fill the FV with cold water to the 8.5 litre mark. Sprinkle the yeast and fit the lid.
Step 2: Brew
Place the FV in a location out of direct sunlight and try to ferment between 20C-24C. Fermentation should take 7 to 14 days. At around day 7 check the specific gravity (SG). Check the SG again the following day and so on.
Step 3: Bottle
The brew is ready once the SG has stabilised over a couple of days. Gently fill clean PET bottles to about 3cm from the top. Add 2 carbonation drops per bottle and secure the caps. Store the bottles upright in a location out of direct sunlight at or above 18C.
After at least two weeks, check for sufficient carbonation by squeezing the bottles. Bottles kept unrefrigerated should improve with age. When ready to drink, chill the bottles upright. The chilled beer may be poured into clean glassware, leaving the sediment behind. Expect the alcohol content to be approximately 7.0 %ABV.