The Empire Strikes Back Dark Ale - Beer Recipe - Brewer's Friend

Brewer's Friend

Print

The Empire Strikes Back Dark Ale

166 calories 19 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Porter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 23 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 28.5 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.040 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Paul Crowther
Calories: 166 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday May 4th 2024
1.050
1.015
4.6%
68.3
33.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
2.50 kg Gladfield - American Ale Malt2.5 kg American Ale Malt 37.3 2.54 50%
1.60 kg Gladfield - Ale Malt1.6 kg Ale Malt 37.4 2.8 32%
0.34 kg Briess - White Wheat Raw0.34 kg White Wheat Raw 34.5 2 6.8%
110 g Munich - Light 10L110 g Munich - Light 10L 33 10 2.2%
0.45 kg German - Carafa III0.45 kg Carafa III 32 535 9%
5 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
14 g Citra14 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 60 min 18.56 6.2%
28 g Citra28 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 20 min 22.48 12.4%
28 g Citra28 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 10 min 13.46 12.4%
28 g Citra28 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 5 min 7.4 12.4%
43 g Citra43 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Hop Stand at 85 °C 0 min 6.38 19%
85 g Citra85 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Dry Hop 5 days 37.6%
226 g / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2.30 g Whirlfloc Fining Mash --
5 g Yeast Nutrient Other Mash --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
70%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
12 - 25 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 100 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
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 Liters
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 3 L/kg 15
Mash volume with grains 18.3
Grain absorption losses -5
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 20.3 L) 19.4
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.9
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 29.4 L) 28.5
Boil off losses -5.7
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.5
Post boil Volume 23.2
Hops absorption losses (whirlpool, hop stand) -0.2
Going into fermentor 23
Total: 34.4  
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"The Empire Strikes Back Dark Ale" American Porter beer recipe by Paul Crowther. All Grain, ABV 4.57%, IBU 68.28, SRM 33.16, Fermentables: (American Ale Malt, Ale Malt, White Wheat Raw, Munich - Light 10L, Carafa III) Hops: (Citra) Other: (Whirlfloc, Yeast Nutrient)
Last Updated and Sharing
 
191
Views
1
Brews
Recipe QR Code
  • Public: Yup, Shared
  • Last Updated: 2024-06-05 00:38 UTC