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Dark Matter

340 calories 32.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Strong Scotch Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 11 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 13 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.076 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Calories: 340 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 32.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday December 7th 2014
1.102
1.023
10.4%
33.1
21.9
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
22 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale22 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 55.3%
6 lb Belgian - Pilsner6 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 15.1%
2 lb American - CaraBrown2 lb CaraBrown 34 55 5%
2 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - Amber (40L)2 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - Amber (40L) 32 40 5%
2 lb Honey (Buckwheat)2 lb Honey (Buckwheat) - (late boil kettle addition) 42 2 5%
1 lb German - Munich Light1 lb Munich Light 37 6 2.5%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.5%
1 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 2.5%
1 lb United Kingdom - Brown1 lb Brown 32 65 2.5%
0.50 lb American - Roasted Barley0.5 lb Roasted Barley 33 300 1.3%
21 oz American - DME in Starter21 oz DME in Starter - (late boil kettle addition) 42 2.5 3.3%
39.81 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Cascade2 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 45 min 17.62 33.3%
2 oz Willamette2 oz Willamette Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 24 min 8.37 33.3%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 10 min 6.31 16.7%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 1 min 0.75 16.7%
6 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 tsp irish moss Fining Boil 15 min.
2 tsp yeast nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast WLP028
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 1260 B cells required
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Priming
Method: bottle       Amount: 5       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
happy hollow
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
47 5 4 2 8 130
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
44 qt Infusion -- 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Boil kettle capacity (12 gal | 48 qt) exceeded. Volume required: 13.48 gal (53.9 qt). Suggest reducing initial water volume to 11.74 gal (46.97 qt) and adding 1.48 gal (5.9 qt) sparge/top-off.    
WARNING: Mash tun capacity exceeded. Volume required: 13.54 gal (54.17 qt). Suggest reducing strike water volume to 9.24 gal (36.96 qt) and adding 1.54 gal (6.17 qt) sparge/top-off. 10.78 43.1  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.25 qt/lb 10.78 43.1  
Mash volume with grains 13.54 54.2  
Grain absorption losses -4.31 -17.3  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 6.82 g | 27.3 qt) 6.61 26.4  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.18 0.7  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 13.22 g | 52.9 qt) 13 52  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (late additions) 0.26 1  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.23 -0.9  
Post boil Volume 11 44  
Going into fermentor 11 44  
Total: 17.39 69.5
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

split into 2 5.5 gal fermentors split each with 20 oz ELDME and 2 vial yeast

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