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2016 Imperial Coffee Porter

292 calories 28.5 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Porter
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.065 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Hard Iron Brewhouse
Rating:
5.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 292 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 28.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday March 17th 2016
1.088
1.020
8.9%
54.4
29.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7 lb American - Red Wheat7 lb Red Wheat 38 2.5 41.2%
3 lb Canadian - Honey Malt3 lb Honey Malt 37 25 17.6%
3 lb Belgian - Munich3 lb Munich 38 6 17.6%
0.50 lb United Kingdom - Chocolate0.5 lb Chocolate 34 425 2.9%
0.50 lb United Kingdom - Coffee Malt0.5 lb Coffee Malt 36 150 2.9%
1 lb Rice Hulls1 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 5.9%
2 lb Brown Sugar2 lb Brown Sugar 45 15 11.8%
17 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Horizon0.5 oz Horizon Hops Pellet 12.5 First Wort 0 min 11.47 20%
0.50 oz Horizon0.5 oz Horizon Hops Pellet 12.5 Boil 60 min 18.94 20%
0.50 oz Horizon0.5 oz Horizon Hops Pellet 12.5 Boil 30 min 14.56 20%
0.50 oz Horizon0.5 oz Horizon Hops Pellet 12.5 Boil 15 min 9.4 20%
0.50 oz Horizon0.5 oz Horizon Hops Pellet 12.5 Boil 0 min 20%
2.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.25 gal Step -- 130 °F 20 min
Step -- 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 oz Cocoa Nibs Flavor Mash 1 hr.
1 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Boil 1 hr.
1 tsp Slaked Lime Water Agt Boil 1 hr.
3 oz Sumatra Flavor Secondary --
3 oz Guatamalan Flavor Secondary --
3 oz Cocoa Nib Flavor Secondary --
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
2 tbsp Yeast Nutrient Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Denny's Favorite 50 1450
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 440 B cells required
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Target Water Profile
White Plains, NY
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 1 8 6 4 39
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.25 qt/lb 4.69 18.8  
Grain absorption losses -1.88 -7.5  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 5.13 g | 20.5 qt) 4.79 19.2  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.15 0.6  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.84 g | 31.4 qt) 7.5 30  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.09 -0.4  
Post boil Volume 5.5 22  
Going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 9.48 37.9
 
Notes

Cold steep coffee schedule:
3 oz. freshly ground coffee beans + 1.5 oz. cocoa nibs to 3 cups of purified water ( in mason jar).
Place in fridge and shake occasionally for 24 hrs.
Strain through a coffee filter, pasteurize and add to secondary

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