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Marz's Hard Root Beer

117 calories 5.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Experimental Beer
Boil Time: 15 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3 gallons
Post Boil Size: 2.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 117 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 5.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday February 21st 2021
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4 lb Cane Sugar4 lb Cane Sugar 46 0 99.2%
0.50 oz Molasses0.5 oz Molasses 36 80 0.8%
4.03 lb / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3 tsp Baking Soda Flavor Kegging 0 min.
0.25 tbsp Wyeast Yeast Nutrient Water Agt Boil 15 min.
4 oz GNOME Root Beer Extract Flavor Kegging 0 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
70 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 61 B cells required
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Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 2 lbs       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Boil water added to kettle 3 12  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.3 1.2  
Starting boil volume 3.3 13.2  
Boil off losses -0.38 -1.5  
Post boil volume 2.92 11.7  
Fermenter Volume 2.92 11.7  
Top off amount 2.08 8.3  
Target batch size 5 20  
Total: 4.84 19.4
 
Notes

Marz's Hard Root Beer



Fermentables

  • 4lbs Cane Sugar
  • 1 tbsp. Molasses


    Yeast

  • Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
  • 1 tsp. Yeast Nutrient


    Steps

  • Brew Day
    • Bring 4lbs of sugar and 1 tbsp. Molasses and water to a boil for 15 minutes
    • At Flame out, add yeast nutrient
    • Once cooled to approx. 70 degrees F, pitch yeast
  • After Fermentation
    • Cold crash if you wish to clear the beer
    • Transfer clear finished beer to keg or bottling bucket and add in 4 oz. of GNOME Root Beer extract
    • Add 2lbs more of Cane Sugar to back sweeten (dissolve in 1 qt. of water)
    • Add 2-4 tsp. of baking soda to taste
    • Bottle or if kegging, aim for 2.4-2.7 volumes of CO2
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  • Last Updated: 2021-03-01 00:43 UTC