Best Bitter

220.4 calories 20.07 g
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 30 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 81% (brew house)
Source: Lil' Wheaty's Original
Calories: (Per )
Carbs: (Per )
Created Wednesday January 14th 2015
1.067
1.013
7.39%
49.11
11
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7.50 lb German - Pilsner7.5 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 55.6%
4.50 lb Canadian - Pale 2-Row4.5 lb Pale 2-Row 36 1.75 33.4%
0.85 lb Crisp Malting - Caramalt 15L0.85 lb Caramalt 15L 32.7 17.5 6.3%
0.63 lb United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L0.63 lb Extra Dark Crystal 120L 33 120 4.7%
13.48 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.90 oz Pekko0.9 oz Pekko Hops Pellet 15.9 Boil 30 min 32.61 18.4%
2 oz Experimental 041902 oz Experimental 04190 Hops Pellet 4 Boil 15 min 11.77 40.8%
2 oz Experimental 041902 oz Experimental 04190 Hops Pellet 4 Boil 5 min 4.73 40.8%
4.9 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.2 gal Sacch Rest Temperature 154 °F 720 min
3.1 gal Fly Sparge Fly Sparge 100 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.54 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 g CaCl2 Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
8 g CaSO4 Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.35 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 10 min.
0.30 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 279 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
Lil' Wheaty's Brewing Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
4 0 14 9 9 20
Treated ion levels: Ca 100, Mg 0.5, Na 14, Cl 72, SO4 155, HCO3 20, pH 7.3. Lactic Acid added to augment a mash pH = 5.3, SO4/Cl ratio = 2.1 (more bitter)
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Author: Lil' Wheaty's Original, Method: All Grain, Style: American Amber Ale, ABV 7.39%, IBU 49.11, SRM 11, Fermentables: (Pilsner, Pale 2-Row, Caramalt 15L, Extra Dark Crystal 120L) Hops: (Pekko, Experimental 04190) Other: (CaCl2, CaSO4, Lactic acid, Irish Moss)
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Brew Count: 1
Last Updated: 2019-06-04 18:02 UTC

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