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Top Forty Old Ale

310 calories 30.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: British Strong Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 40 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 43.21 gallons
Post Boil Size: 40.96 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.088 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 310 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 30.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday August 26th 2021
1.093
1.022
9.3%
45.4
22.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
100 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale100 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 71.9%
8 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 70L8 lb Crystal 70L 34 70 5.8%
5 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 30L5 lb Crystal 30L 34 30 3.6%
4 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 45L4 lb Crystal 45L 34 45 2.9%
2 lb Dingemans - Special B2 lb Special B 33.1 125 1.4%
1 lb Crisp Malting - Chocolate Malt1 lb Chocolate Malt 32.66 450 0.7%
5 lb Rice Hulls5 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 3.6%
14 lb Dry Malt Extract - Amber14 lb Dry Malt Extract - Amber 42 10 10.1%
139 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
21.85 oz Fuggles21.85 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 5.3 Boil 60 min 39.03 85.4%
3.75 oz East Kent Goldings3.75 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Leaf/Whole 7.2 Boil 30 min 6.36 14.6%
25.60 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
46.87 gal Strike 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
8 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 20 min.
20 tsp BSG - Superfood® Other Boil 20 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
12 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 1178 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.9 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Reverse osmosis water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 58 232  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 46.88 187.5  
WARNING: Mash tun capacity exceeded.
Volume required: 56.9 gal. Reduce mash thickness
   
Grain absorption losses -15.63 -62.5  
Remaining sparge water volume 11.12 44.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 42.12 168.5  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 1.09 4.4  
Adjusted starting boil size 43.21 172.8  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses -0.96 -3.8  
Amount going into fermentor 40 160  
Total: 58 232
"Top Forty Old Ale" British Strong Ale beer recipe. All Grain, ABV 9.32%, IBU 45.39, SRM 22.61, Fermentables: (Maris Otter Pale, Crystal 70L, Crystal 30L, Crystal 45L, Special B, Chocolate Malt, Rice Hulls, Dry Malt Extract - Amber) Hops: (Fuggles, East Kent Goldings) Other: (Whirlfloc, Superfood®)
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