BrewBlog: El Jefe
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Geoff Humphrey
Brew Date: May 30, 2011
Yield: 10 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
3.8/7.5
Calories: 170 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 5.6%
ABW: 4.4%
Batch No: 11-2011
OG: 1.052
OG (Plato): 12.86° P
Target OG: 1.052
FG: 1.010
FG (Plato): 2.56° P
Target FG: 1.010
Real Extract: 4.42° P
App. Atten.: 80.1%
Real Atten.: 65.6%
Status: On Tap
General Information
Method: All Grain
Scale Recipe
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Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Hefeweizen Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP300
Type: Wheat
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 74%
Temperature Range: 68–72°F
Amount: 70 ml
Equipment Profile

15 Gallon/57 Liter Brew Pot (15) and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 10.00 gallons Boil Volume: 12.55 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
Mash Profile

Single Decoction

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

Draw a part of the mash, let it rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 35 min. 122°F

Add water at 126 F

2 Saccharification Decoction 45 min. 155°F

Decoct 44% of mash, rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil

3 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Heat to 168° F / 75° C for at least 10 minutes

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.

Tasting Reviews
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Bottle Label
Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: El Jefe
Competition: Gnarly Barley
Date: Aug 13, 2011
Style: Weizen/Weissbier
Place: 2nd (Silver)
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