Sour Baby Jesus

249 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Foreign Extra Stout
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 8 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
11.5 lbUnited Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale11.5 lb Maris Otter Pale383.7566.7%
1 lbAmerican - Caramel / Crystal 40L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L34405.8%
1 lbAmerican - Caramel / Crystal 80L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L33805.8%
1.5 lbAmerican - Aromatic Malt1.5 lb Aromatic Malt35208.7%
0.75 lbAmerican - Chocolate0.75 lb Chocolate293504.3%
0.5 lbAmerican - Roasted Barley0.5 lb Roasted Barley333002.9%
0.5 lbAmerican - Black Malt0.5 lb Black Malt285002.9%
0.5 lbAmerican - Special Roast0.5 lb Special Roast33502.9%
17.25 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 ozFuggles1 oz Fuggles HopsPellet4.5Boil60 min17.59
0.75 ozEast Kent Goldings0.75 oz East Kent Goldings HopsPellet5Boil60 min14.66
0.5 ozFuggles0.5 oz Fuggles HopsPellet4.5Boil10 min3.19
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
6.5 galSingle infusion, medium bodyInfusion152 F60 min
3 galBatch SpargeSparge168 F5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
6.5 ozPB26.5 oz PB2FlavorBoil1 min.
8 ozCocoa8 oz CocoaFlavorBoil1 min.
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P)
172 B cells required
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Target Water Profile: Louisville Water 2015
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
30 14 26 40 48 73
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Noticed pellicle on top of beer after pitching, but the end result does not display much sour character at all. Finished beer lacks much peanut butter or cocoa flavor, next time it may be better to throw those ingredients in earlier.
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Last Updated: 2016-04-19 19:17 UTC

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