RatFest 2017 Ye Olde Vineale

Ye Olde Vineale in RatFest Tasting Glass

A sample of the Ye Olde Vineale in a RatFest tasting glass.

This is a recipe my brewing partner and I came up with for Arbor Brewing Company’s 2017 RatFest.

You can read about the brew day here.

You can read about the event and tasting notes here.

Recipe Details

Batch Size Boil Time IBU SRM Est. OG Est. FG ABV
10 gal 65 min 11.3 IBUs 18.7 SRM 1.073 1.002 9.3 %


Name Amount %
Pale Malt, Golden Promise (Thomas Fawcett) 20 lbs 76.92
Crystal Malt - 60L (Thomas Fawcett) 2 lbs 7.69
Oats, Golden Naked (Simpsons) 2 lbs 7.69
Crystal Extra Dark - 120L (Crisp) 1 lbs 3.85
Treacle 1 lbs 3.85


Name Amount Time Use Form Alpha %
Goldings, East Kent 56.7 g 60 min Boil Pellet 3.4


Name Lab Attenuation Temperature
Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Trois Vrai (WLP648) White Labs 93% 69.8°F - 86°F
Brettanomyces Bruxellensis (WLP650) White Labs 70% 65°F - 72°F
Brettanomyces Claussenii (WLP645) White Labs 70% 65°F - 72°F


Step Temperature Time
Mash In 150°F 75 min

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