BrewBlog: Doctor Cronic’s Red Hop Tonic
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
10.50 pounds 45.5% of grist
7.00 pounds 30.4% of grist
2.00 pounds 8.7% of grist
1.00 pounds 4.3% of grist
1.00 pounds 4.3% of grist
1.25 pounds 5.4% of grist
0.19 pounds 0.8% of grist
0.13 pounds 0.5% of grist
23.06 pounds 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
0.25 tsp super moss @ 15 minutes  
1.5 TBSP Gypsum @ 70 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: 500 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 Decoction

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 39 Efficiency: 117.6%
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.

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