Anyone got an AG Dogbolter recipe

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Anyone got an AG Dogbolter recipe

Post by BarryNL » Mon Dec 29, 2008 10:35 pm

I'm interested in trying to brew up a version of the old Firkin staple Dogbolter from AG and so I'm trying to put a recipe together. From what I can find on the web it seems that it used roasted barley, chocolate and crystal malts and late kettle Fuggles - other than that it's a bit difficult to find much info; it seems it should be 1.060 o.g. and 5.6% ABV (so I guess around 1.018 f.g.). I'm assuming a pale malt as the base - probably Maris Otter for preference.

Does anyone know anything more about this beer - and have any hints for a recipe?


Re: Anyone got an AG Dogbolter recipe

Post by flything » Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:14 am

David Bruce's recipe for 19l as reported by Charlie Papazian

4.5kg Pale Malt
568g Crystal Malt (40l)
9g Black Malt
56g Goldings (6% AA) @ 60 Minutes
14g Goldings (6%) @ 15 Minutes

Mash at 68c


Re: Anyone got an AG Dogbolter recipe

Post by oblivious » Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:35 pm

Aleman wrote:I thought all the Firkin breweries used extract :-k :-k :-k
They may, but the original recipe was made from over sparging their barleywine/ strong ale when he went to answer the phone. Or so the story goes

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