BrewBlog: Big Red Truck
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Geoff Humphrey
Brew Date: July 4, 2012
Yield: 10 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
3.2/6.2
Bitterness (Calc): 22.6 IBU (Rager)
BU/GU: 0.43
Calories: 169 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 5.9%
ABW: 4.6%
Batch No: 11-2012
OG: 1.052
OG (Plato): 12.86° P
Target OG: 1.047
FG: 1.008
FG (Plato): 2.05° P
Target FG: 1.009
Real Extract: 4.01° P
App. Atten.: 84.1%
Real Atten.: 68.9%
General Information
Method: All Grain

Planning on splitting the batch - one keg straight-up, one keg with sweet cherries.

Mash temp was 151°F for 80 min.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Safale
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: US-05
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75-79%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 59–75°F
Amount: 2000 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 Infusion Mash, Light Bodied Beer, No Mash Out

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 32.4 Efficiency: 93.1%
Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 75 min. 150°F

Add 100% of mash water at 162° F / 72° 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.

Procedure

Target a mash temp of 152°F.

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 70° F
Lager: 35 days @ 34° F
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