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SMaSH X

186 calories 16.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 3 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 4.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 3.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 79.5% (brew house)
Source: Semper Sitientem
Hop Utilization: 96%
Calories: 186 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday November 7th 2020
1.057
1.010
6.2%
30.9
13.2
5.3
17.16
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Bestmalz - Best RED X6 lb Best RED X 1.79 / lb
10.74
36 12 100%
6 lbs / 10.74
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops 1.79 / oz
0.90
Pellet 6.9 Boil 40 min 19.91 50%
0.25 oz Cascade0.25 oz Cascade Hops 1.79 / oz
0.45
Pellet 6.9 Boil 20 min 6.87 25%
0.25 oz Cascade0.25 oz Cascade Hops 1.79 / oz
0.45
Pellet 6.9 Boil 10 min 4.11 25%
1 oz / 1.79
 
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:
4.00 / each
4.00
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
75 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 56 B cells required
4.00 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-
61 2 29.4 65.8 55.5 79.3
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.5 gal Temperature 160 °F 152 °F 75 min
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume (equipment estimates 5.54 g | 22.2 qt) 5.5 22  
Mash volume with grains (equipment estimates 6.02 g | 24.1 qt) 5.98 23.9  
Grain absorption losses -0.75 -3  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 4.54 g | 18.2 qt) 4.5 18  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.04 -0.2  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 3 g | 12 qt) 3.25 13  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Volume into fermentor (equipment estimates 3.25 g | 13 qt) 3 12  
Total: 5.5 22
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
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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