BrewBlog: Wassail Maple Brown
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Geoff Humphrey
Brew Date: June 23, 2013
Tap Date: December 25, 2013
Yield: 10 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
23.1/45.5
Bitterness (Calc): 39.8 IBU (Rager)
BU/GU: 0.45
Calories: 289 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 9.3%
ABW: 7.3%
Batch No: 12-2013
OG: 1.088
OG (Plato): 21.12° P
Target OG: 1.096
FG: 1.018
FG (Plato): 4.58° P
Target FG: 1.022
Real Extract: 7.57° P
App. Atten.: 78.3%
Real Atten.: 64.2%
Status: Conditioning
General Information
Method: All Grain

Brewed for the RHBC's 2013 Iron Buddy Brew, where the resulting brews must contain three or more of the following:

  • Cumin
  • Rice Krispy Treats
  • Oranges
  • Pomegranate Juice
  • Sweet Cherries
  • Maple Syrup
  • Zingers
  • Doughnuts
  • Nutmeg
  • Raspberries
Paired with Chris Huser, we decided to use maple syrup, nutmeg, orange, and maple flavored doughnuts.

 

Comments

Recipe assumes 75% efficiency and 78% apparent attenuation.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
24.00 pounds 65.1% of grist
6.00 pounds 16.3% of grist
2.50 pounds 6.8% of grist
2.00 pounds 5.4% of grist
1.00 pounds 2.7% of grist
0.50 pounds 1.4% of grist
0.62 pounds 1.7% of grist
0.12 pounds 0.3% of grist
0.12 pounds
American Dark Chocolate Malt
0.3% of grist
36.86 pounds 100% of grist
Adjuncts
0.50 pounds Doughnuts  
1.00 pounds Maple Syrup  
Non-Fermentables
2 sticks Cinnamon Stick @ 0 minutes  
1 oz Ginger Root @ 0 minutes  
10g Nutmeg @ 0 minutes  
2 oz Sweet Orange Peel @ 0 minutes  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: English Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP002
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Very High
Attenuation: 66%
Temperature Range: 65–68°F
Amount: 10000 ml
Equipment Profile

12.5 Gallon/48 Liter Kettle and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 10.00 gallons Boil Volume: 12.13 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 10.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.25 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 9.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10.00 gallons
Loss: 0.50 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
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
PPG: 24 Efficiency: 70.2%
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

Denver, Colorado

Calicum: 31.5 ppm
Bicarbonate: 104 ppm
Sulfate: 50.8 ppm
Chloride: 23.5 ppm
Sodium: 21.4 ppm
Magnesium: 8.5 ppm
PH: 7.8%
Procedure

OG is without maple syrup, which will be added at secondary.

Special Procedures

Add doughnuts the last 10 minutes of the boil. Made a goopy mess. Only in mash for any time in the future.

Add the maple syrup at secondary.

Make a tincture of the orange, cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg in vodka. Dose at kegging to taste.

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 68° F
Age: 200 days @ 55° F
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