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Rusty Cage Amber Lager

167 calories 16.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Czech Amber Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.08 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.83 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Source: DTN
Calories: 167 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.1 g (Per 12oz)
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Created Sunday December 20th 2020
1.051
1.011
5.2%
22.6
11.0
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Weyermann - Bohemian Pilsner Malt6 lb Bohemian Pilsner Malt 36.8 2.43 63.2%
2.50 lb Avangard - Light Munich2.5 lb Light Munich 37 8 26.3%
1 lb German - CaraRye1 lb CaraRye 34 67 10.5%
9.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.25 oz Warrior (16 AA)0.25 oz Warrior (16 AA) Hops Pellet 14.2 Boil 60 min 13.23 11.1%
0.50 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh (3.75 AA)0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh (3.75 AA) Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 15 min 3.47 22.2%
0.50 oz Saaz (3.5 AA)0.5 oz Saaz (3.5 AA) Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 15 min 3.24 22.2%
0.50 oz Saaz (3.5 AA)0.5 oz Saaz (3.5 AA) Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 5 min 1.3 22.2%
0.50 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh0.5 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 3.75 Boil 5 min 1.39 22.2%
2.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.75 gal Strike 155 °F 60 min
3.77 gal Batch Sparge 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.25 lb Rice Hulls Other Mash 1 hr.
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 15 min.
10 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
9 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
11 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
7.89 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Gelatin Fining Secondary 1 days
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70
Amount:
1 Liters
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
79%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
48 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
53 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 394 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 10.23 psi       Temp: 36 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile II
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
150 10 80 150 160 220
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 2 qt/lb 4.75 19  
Grain absorption losses -1.19 -4.8  
Remaining sparge water volume 3.77 15.1  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume 7.08 28.3  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.08 -0.3  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 5.5 g | 22 qt) 5.83 23.3  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Going into fermentor (equipment estimates 5.83 g | 23.3 qt) 5.5 22  
Total: 8.52 34.1
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Won Silver in Amber Lager category at Homebrew Alley XV (2021).



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