BrewBlog: Ermahgerd
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Geoff Humphrey
Brew Date: October 21, 2012
Tap Date: December 8, 2012
Yield: 10 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
4/7.9
Bitterness (Calc): 55.7 IBU (Rager)
BU/GU: 0.82
Calories: 222 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 7.5%
ABW: 5.8%
Batch No: 19-2012
OG: 1.068
OG (Plato): 16.6° P
Target OG: 1.070
FG: 1.012
FG (Plato): 3.07° P
Target FG: 1.012
Real Extract: 5.51° P
App. Atten.: 81.5%
Real Atten.: 66.8%
Status: On Tap
General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments

Judges comments mentioned that the bittering hops might be a little high, and I tend to agree. Next time, I'll cut back on the early additions about 10% or so and perhaps add some of the Citra hops at 15 minutes or so for more depth of flavor.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Adjuncts
0.50 pounds Dextrose (Corn Sugar)  
Non-Fermentables
10 grams Coriander Seed @ 5 minutes  
15 grams Bitter Orange Peel @ 5 minutes  
Reference
Hops
1.00 ounces 8.8% Pellets @ 75 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: First Wort
8.8 AAUs
1.00 ounces 15.4% Leaf @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
15.4 AAUs
3.00 ounces 14.2% Leaf @ 1 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
42.6 AAUs
1.00 ounces 10.9% Pellets @ 1 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
10.9 AAUs
2.00 ounces 8.8% Pellets @ 1 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
17.6 AAUs
8.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 95.3 AAUs
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: 3000 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, Light Bodied Beer, No Mash Out

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 24.2 Efficiency: 77.9%
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

London, England

Calicum: 52 ppm
Bicarbonate: 156 ppm
Sulfate: 77 ppm
Chloride: 60 ppm
Sodium: 99 ppm
Magnesium: 16 ppm
PH: 8.0%
Notes:

Carbonate plus high levels of sodium and chloride encourage balanced, smooth dark beers such as porter and mild.

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 67° F
Age: 14 days @ 65° F
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