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Heady Topper Clon

235 calories 23 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: California Common Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 235 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 23 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday October 25th 2015
1.071
1.016
7.18%
173.43
5.64
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
13.5 lb United Kingdom - Pearl13.5 lb Pearl 37 2.1 84.4%
12 oz United Kingdom - Carastan Light (15L)12 oz Carastan Light (15L) 35 15 4.7%
12 oz American - White Wheat12 oz White Wheat 40 2.8 4.7%
1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Clear/Blond 38 0 6.3%
16 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.3 oz Warrior2.3 oz Warrior Hops Pellet 16 Boil 60 min 113.07 15%
0.5 oz Apollo0.5 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 18.4 Boil 0 min 3.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 13.4 Boil 0 min 6.5%
2 oz simcoe2 oz simcoe Hops Pellet 12.1 Boil 0 min 13.1%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 9.3 Whirlpool at 180 °F 30 min 11.61 6.5%
0.5 oz Apollo0.5 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 18.4 Whirlpool at 180 °F 30 min 11.48 3.3%
0.5 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 8.7 Whirlpool at 180 °F 30 min 5.43 3.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 13.4 Whirlpool at 180 °F 30 min 16.73 6.5%
1 oz simcoe1 oz simcoe Hops Pellet 12.1 Whirlpool at 180 °F 30 min 15.1 6.5%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 9.3 Dry Hop 4 days 6.5%
0.5 oz Apollo0.5 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 18.4 Dry Hop 4 days 3.3%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 8.7 Dry Hop 4 days 6.5%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 13.4 Dry Hop 4 days 6.5%
2 oz simcoe2 oz simcoe Hops Pellet 12.1 Dry Hop 4 days 13.1%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
gal Fly Sparge 151 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 lb Brun Leger Other Boil 0 min.
 
Yeast
- -
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med
Optimum Temp:
66 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
64 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 393 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Cleveland, Ohio
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
31 9 11 20 44 98
Added 2.5 tsp of Gypsum to increase hop flavor/aroma
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 9.91 39.6  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 5.63 22.5  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.29 17.1  
Grain absorption losses -1.88 -7.5  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.79 31.1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.08 0.3  
Adjusted starting boil size 7.87 31.5  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.37 -1.5  
Amount going into fermentor 6 24  
Total: 9.91 39.6
 
Notes

Used RVA HopTopper Yeast. Its Heady Toppers Conan strain

The warrior hop in the list was actually 10mL of HopShot to equal 100 IBU

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