BrewBlog: Fetchez la Vache
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Geoff Humphrey
Brew Date: July 5, 2009
Yield: 10 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
10.7/21.1
Bitterness (Calc): 26.5 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 0.37
Calories: 235 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 8%
ABW: 6.2%
Batch No: 14-2009
OG: 1.072
OG (Plato): 17.51° P
FG: 1.012
FG (Plato): 3.07° P
Real Extract: 5.68° P
App. Atten.: 82.5%
Real Atten.: 67.6%
General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments

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Scale Recipe
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Reference
Malts and Grains
Adjuncts
2.00 pounds Sucrose (Table Sugar)  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Canadian/Belgian
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 3864
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75-79%
Alcohol Tolerance: High
Temperature Range: 65–80°F
Amount: 2000 ml
Equipment Profile

Converted Keg, 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 10.00 gallons Boil Volume: 12.00 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.80 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 9.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10.00 gallons
Loss: 1.00 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

Converted 15.5 gallon/59 liter keg boil kettle for full boil with a 10 gallon/38 liter cooler as a mash/lauter tun.

Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Full Bodied Beer, No Mash Out

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 45 min. 158°F

Add 100% of mash water at 171° F / 77° C

Water Profile

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Calicum: 31.4 ppm
Bicarbonate: 56.9 ppm
Sulfate: 41.1 ppm
Chloride: 0.9 ppm
Sodium: 27.0 ppm
Magnesium: 3.5 ppm
PH: 5.4%
Notes:

Filtered through standard charcoal system.

Fermentation
Primary: 7 days @ 65° F
Secondary: 7 days @ 68° F
Lager: 35 days @ 34° F
Tasting Reviews
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Bottle Label
Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Fetchez la Vache
Competition: Biere de Rock
Date: Dec 5, 2009
Style: Biere de Garde
Place: 2nd (Silver)
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