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Ginger Beer

43 calories 1.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: No Profile Selected
Boil Time: 5 min
Batch Size: 2 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 2.13 gallons
Post Boil Size: 2 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.013 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.014 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 100% (steeping grains only)
Source: Dustin
Calories: 43 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 1.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday March 12th 2024
1.014
1.000
1.8%
0.0
4.3
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 oz Brown Sugar10 oz Brown Sugar 45 15 100%
10 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3 lb Ginger, Diced Spice Boil 5 min.
4 oz Citric acid Water Agt Mash --
1.20 g Fermaid O Other Boil 5 min.
5 g go-ferm protect Water Agt Other --
 
Yeast
Lallemand - Lalvin EC-1118
Amount:
4 Grams
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
65%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
59 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 9 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 0 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
RO
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Boil water added to kettle 2.08 8.3  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.05 0.2  
Pre boil volume 2.13 8.5  
Boil off losses -0.13 -0.5  
Post boil volume 2 8  
Going into fermentor 2 8  
Total: 2.08 8.3
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

https://mydigitalpublication.com/publication/?m=7884&i=805130&p=24&ver=html5

  • Boil water for 10 minutes to remove chlorine.
  • Mince ginger
  • Add to mesh brewing bag in a kettle.
  • Add sugar, and citric acid
  • Stir, bring to a boil
  • Cover and allow to cool to pitching temp
  • Remove bag
  • Transfer to fermenter and allow to ferment dry
  • Transfer to a keg
  • Add metabisulfite and and potassium sorbate
  • Backsweeten to taste (maybe16 oz dark muscavado sugar according to the zymurgy article, not sure though) dissolved in boiling water and prepared as a simple syrup)
  • Carbonate to 3-4 vols and enjoy

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  • Last Updated: 2024-03-12 00:32 UTC