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Big Brew Day 2016 - Ginger Ale

88 calories
Method: BIAB
Style: Experimental Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.023 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 88 calories (Per 12oz)
Share: <EMBED>
1.027
1.008
2.52%
11.13
6.64
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
2 lb American - Pale 2-Row2 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 44.4%
1 lb Belgian - Aromatic1 lb Aromatic 33 38 22.2%
1 lb Honey1 lb Honey 42 2 22.2%
0.5 lb Lactose (Milk Sugar)0.5 lb Lactose (Milk Sugar) 41 1 11.1%
4.5 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
1 oz Spelt1 oz Spelt Hops Pellet 2.5 Boil 45 min 11.13
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
--Infusion152 °F60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
2 oz Ginger Spice Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
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Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 6.8 27.2  
Grain absorption losses -0.38 -1.5  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.12 0.5  
Starting boil volume 6.54 26.2  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.04 -0.2  
Amount going into fermentor 5 20  
Total: 6.8 27.2
 
Notes
I ended up adding 1lb of hibiscus dried flowers in the secondary with this beer

Mixed with a simple GOSE this one GOLD in Florida as a Contempary GOSE

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Last Updated: 2016-11-01 16:04 UTC