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Popcorn Cream Ale

141 calories 15 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Cream Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5 gallons
Efficiency: 78% (brew house)
Calories: 141 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday February 23rd 2011
1.043
1.011
4.23%
30.35
3.17
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
7 lb 6-Row Malt7 lb 6-Row Malt 35 2 87.5%
1 lb Popcorn1 lb Popcorn 0 1 12.5%
8 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.5 oz Mt. Hood1.5 oz Mt. Hood Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 60 min 100%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
gal Protein Rest Infusion 128 °F 30 min
gal Saccharification Rest Infusion 148 °F 90 min
gal Mash out Infusion 175 °F 0 min
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale 1056
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 7.81 31.2  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 3 12  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.81 19.2  
Grain absorption losses -1 -4  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 6.56 26.2  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.06 -0.2  
Amount going into fermentor 5 20  
Total: 7.81 31.2
 
Notes

Why spend $2 a pound for flaked corn when you can hot-air pop $.16 worth and achieve the same thing? A full pound of popcorn is an enormous volume, so pop it directly into your mash. It compacts and breaks down when it gets wet.

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