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Sour Alpha

173 calories 9.7 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Straight (Unblended) Lambic
Boil Time: 120 min
Batch Size: 6.2 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 9.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.035 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Sour American from The Mad Fermentationist
Calories: 173 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 9.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday August 8th 2014
1.054
1.002
6.73%
7.44
4.19
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb German - Pilsner8 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 64%
3 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale3 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 24%
1 lb American - White Wheat1 lb White Wheat 40 2.8 8%
0.50 lb Rolled Oats0.5 lb Rolled Oats 33 2.2 4%
12.5 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 First Wort 0 min 7.44 100%
0.5 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
8 gal sansaire 164.2 Temperature 155 °F 60 min
3.25 gal Sparge 185 °F 15 min
 
Yeast
- -
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
98%
Flocculation:
Med
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
The Yeast Bay's Melange
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
0%
Flocculation:
Optimum Temp:
0 - 0 °F
Starter:
No
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 11.03 44.1  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.69 18.8  
Grain absorption losses -1.56 -6.3  
Remaining sparge water volume 6.34 25.4  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 9.22 36.9  
Boil off losses -3 -12  
Hops absorption losses -0.02 -0.1  
Amount going into fermentor 6.2 24.8  
Total: 11.03 44.1
 
Notes

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