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Grapefruit Summer Ale

143 calories 12.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Blonde Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 100 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 108.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 104.2 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Calories: 143 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 12.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday March 7th 2024
1.044
1.008
4.7%
30.2
8.4
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
55 lb Munich - Light 10L55 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 26.8%
55 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale55 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 26.8%
70 lb Great Western - White Wheat70 lb White Wheat 37 3.5 34.1%
10 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)10 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 4.9%
10 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 20L10 lb Caramel / Crystal 20L 35 20 4.9%
5 lb Bestmalz - BEST Acidulated5 lb BEST Acidulated 35.9 2.81 2.4%
205 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
8 oz Columbus8 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 13.4 Boil 60 min 21.82 20%
32 oz Cascade32 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Whirlpool 0 min 8.39 80%
40 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
84 lb grapefruit puree Flavor Primary --
30 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
40 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
90 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
8 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
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:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 1452 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Boil kettle capacity (12 gal | 48 qt) exceeded. Volume required: 103 gal (412 qt). Suggest reducing initial water volume to 12 gal (48 qt) and adding 91 gal (364 qt) sparge/top-off.    
WARNING: Mash tun capacity exceeded. Volume required: 93.28 gal (373.1 qt) 76.88 307.5  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 76.88 307.5  
Mash volume with grains 93.28 373.1  
Grain absorption losses -25.63 -102.5  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 52 g | 208 qt) 57.5 230  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 103 g | 412 qt) 108.5 434  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.3 -1.2  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 101.2 g | 404.8 qt) 104.2 416.8  
Hops absorption losses (whirlpool, hop stand) -1.2 -4.8  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Going into fermentor (equipment estimates 103 g | 412 qt) 100 400  
Total: 134.38 537.5
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"Grapefruit Summer Ale" Blonde Ale beer recipe by Lkirby21. All Grain, ABV 4.69%, IBU 30.21, SRM 8.36, Fermentables: (Munich - Light 10L, Maris Otter Pale, White Wheat, Carapils (Dextrine Malt), Caramel / Crystal 20L, BEST Acidulated) Hops: (Columbus, Cascade) Other: (grapefruit puree, Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Epsom Salt, Gypsum, Salt)
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  • Last Updated: 2024-03-13 00:36 UTC