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Scottish Wee Heavy/Dopplebock Love Child

278 calories 30.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Scottish Light
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (ending kettle)
Calories: 278 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 30.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday January 2nd 2016
1.083
1.023
7.89%
16.08
11.12
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb United Kingdom - Golden Promise9 lb Golden Promise 37 3 52.9%
6 lb German - Dark Munich6 lb Dark Munich 36 10 35.3%
0.50 lb German - CaraFoam0.5 lb CaraFoam 37 1.8 2.9%
0.50 lb United Kingdom - Peated Malt0.5 lb Peated Malt 38 2.5 2.9%
1 lb Belgian - Biscuit1 lb Biscuit 35 23 5.9%
17 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.75 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.75 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 8.52 18.8%
0.75 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker0.75 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Boil 20 min 5.16 18.8%
2.50 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker2.5 oz Hallertau Hersbrucker Hops Pellet 4 Aroma 2 min 2.4 62.5%
4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
25.5 qt 24-28 qts. (2 inches above grain bed) Temperature 160 °F 60 min
Sparge in kettle to 8gal for boil Sparge 160 °F 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining 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:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Candy Sugar       Amount: 5 oz to 1C water to Wort at bottling      
 
Target Water Profile
Local Tap Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
200 150 100 250 250 400
PH = 8.5
Hardness as CaCO3 = 400ppm (entering this is HCO3 even though one is bicarbonate and one is calcium carbonate)
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 9.88 39.5  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 6.38 25.5  
Grain absorption losses -2.13 -8.5  
Remaining sparge water volume 3.5 14  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.5 30  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Amount in kettle at end of boil 6 24  
Hops absorption losses -0.15 -0.6  
Estimated amount in fermentor 5.85 23.4  
Total: 9.88 39.5
 
Notes

With this yeast, typically ferments down to 1.012-1.009 raising ABV to 9.2-ish percent.

Violent fermentation on days 2-4.

Very malty, creamy and smooth. tight head retention.

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