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Benefit Ale
Makes 5 gallon batch. Recipe designed and brewed by Colby Chandler of Ballast Point Brewing Co. White labs donates $.19 per vial sold to the charity Beer for Boobs for the month of October.


8 lbs - Brewers Malt
1 lb - Bonlander® Munich Malt
0.5 lb - Caramel Malt 20L
1 oz - Galaxy Hops (13.0% AA hop) - 60 min boil
1 lb - Orange Blossom Honey - Prior to knockout
1.5 lbs - Oregon Fruit Products Cherries - Day 3
0.25 oz - Hibiscus Flowers - Day 4
1 oz - Fresh Lime Juice - Day 4
1 vial - White Labs WLP005 British Ale Yeast
1 capsule - Servomyces Yeast Nutrient - 10 min boil


Mash grains at 148ºF for 60 minutes
Heat to 170ºF
Boil with bittering hops for 60 minutes
Prior to knock out, add and stir well to dissolve honey without overcooking
Cool to 66ºF, oxygenate wort
Pitch 1 vial WLP005 British Ale Yeast
On day 3 of fermentation add cherries
On day 4, make a tincture of hot water, lime juice, and hibiscus flower, then add to beer