Screaming Weevil Red X Amber Ale - Beer Recipe - Brewer's Friend

Screaming Weevil Red X Amber Ale

196 calories 16.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 3 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 4.54 gallons
Post Boil Size: 3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 77% (brew house)
Source: Semper Sitientem
Hop Utilization: 96%
Calories: 196 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday January 25th 2022
1.060
1.010
6.5%
28.9
14.4
5.3
18.69
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Bestmalz - Best RED X6 lb Best RED X 1.79 / lb
10.74
36 12 92.3%
0.50 lb German - CaraRed0.5 lb CaraRed 2.25 / lb
1.13
34 20 7.7%
6.50 lbs / 11.87
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops 2.25 / oz
1.13
Pellet 6.9 Boil 30 min 17.72 50%
0.25 oz Cascade0.25 oz Cascade Hops 2.25 / oz
0.56
Pellet 6.9 Boil 20 min 6.98 25%
0.25 oz Cascade0.25 oz Cascade Hops 2.25 / oz
0.56
Pellet 6.9 Boil 10 min 4.18 25%
1 oz / 2.25
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.5 gal Temperature 155 °F 150 °F 75 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.25 tsp Baking Soda 0.01 / tsp
0.00
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 0.17 / tsp
0.08
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Gypsum 0.14 / tsp
0.07
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Irish Moss 0.28 / tsp
0.14
Fining Mash 15 min.
1 tsp Yeast Nutrient 0.33 / tsp
0.33
Other Mash 10 min.
0.63
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
3.95 / each
3.95
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
75 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 59 B cells required
3.95 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 2.8 oz       Temp: 75 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Standard
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
9 2 12 14 1 34
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

I had been trying to create a go-to amber for some time. I brewed this SMASH on a whim after reading about the mysterious Red X malt. It turned out great. I get a lot of positive feedback on this beer. This has become my go-to.

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