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Steve's Altbier 23

7672 calories 720.2 g 20 qt
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Altbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 11.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 13.98 gallons
Post Boil Size: 12.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 81%
Calories: 7672 calories (Per 20qt)
Carbs: 720.2 g (Per 20qt)
Created: Sunday March 26th 2023
1.044
1.009
4.6%
24.6
16.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb German - Vienna10 lb Vienna 37 4 43.5%
10 lb Weyermann - Munich Type II (Dark)10 lb Munich Type II (Dark) 37 10 43.5%
1 lb German - CaraMunich II1 lb CaraMunich II 34 46 4.3%
1 lb Weyermann - CaraWheat1 lb CaraWheat 31 45 4.3%
1 lb Castle Malting - Special B1 lb Special B 34 150 4.3%
23 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Spalter Select (Germany)2 oz Spalter Select (Germany) Hops Leaf/Whole 3.5 First Wort 0 min 10.4 33.3%
2 oz Spalter Select (Germany)2 oz Spalter Select (Germany) Hops Leaf/Whole 3.5 Boil 60 min 9.46 33.3%
2 oz Spalter Select (Germany)2 oz Spalter Select (Germany) Hops Leaf/Whole 3.5 Aroma 15 min 4.69 33.3%
6 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 each Whirfloc tablet Water Agt Mash 0 min.
 
Yeast
Mangrove Jack - Californian Lager M54
Amount:
3 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
79.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 68 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 167 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Filtered Tap Water, 1 TBSP CaCl + 10 ml Lactic Acid + 1 TBSP Gypsum
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Boil kettle capacity (12 gal | 48 qt) exceeded. Volume required: 13.23 gal (52.9 qt). Suggest reducing initial water volume to 12 gal (48 qt) and adding 1.23 gal (4.9 qt) sparge/top-off.    
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.25 qt/lb 7.19 28.8  
Mash volume with grains 9.03 36.1  
Grain absorption losses -2.88 -11.5  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 9.16 g | 36.7 qt) 9.92 39.7  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 13.23 g | 52.9 qt) 13.98 55.9  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.23 -0.9  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 11.5 g | 46 qt) 12.25 49  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Going into fermentor (equipment estimates 12.25 g | 49 qt) 11.5 46  
Total: 17.11 68.4
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Brewed July 17, 2023

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