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Janet’s Brown Ale - Imperial American Brown Ale

265 calories 25.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Experimental Beer
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 12 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 14.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.066 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Mike McDole, Clayton, Calif., Specialty Beer, Diab
Calories: 265 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 25.8 g (Per 12oz)
URL: http://wiki.homebrewersassociation.org/JanetsBrownAle
Created Thursday October 6th 2016
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8.09%
40.38
19.51
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
27.50 lb American - Pale 2-Row27.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 74.3%
3 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)3 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 8.1%
2.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L2.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 6.8%
2 lb American - Wheat2 lb Wheat 38 1.8 5.4%
1 lb American - Chocolate1 lb Chocolate 29 350 2.7%
1 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose1 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 46 0.5 2.7%
37 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
3 oz Northern Brewer3 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 5.1 Mash 0 min 4.17 15.8%
3 oz Northern Brewer3 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 5.1 Boil 60 min 20.94 15.8%
2 oz Northern Brewer2 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 5.1 Boil 15 min 6.93 10.5%
3 oz Cascade3 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 5.6 Boil 10 min 8.34 15.8%
4 oz Cascade4 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 5.8 Hopback 0 min 21.1%
4 oz Centennial4 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10.5 Dry Hop 7 days 21.1%
19 oz / 0.00
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
77%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 1098 B cells required
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Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 19.49 78  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.47 qt/lb 13.23 52.9  
WARNING: Mash tun capacity exceeded.
Volume required: 16.1 gal. Reduce mash thickness
   
Grain absorption losses -4.5 -18  
Remaining sparge water volume 6.26 25  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 14.74 59  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.07 0.3  
Adjusted starting boil size 14.81 59.3  
Boil off losses -2.25 -9  
Hops absorption losses -0.56 -2.3  
Amount going into fermentor 12 48  
Total: 19.49 78
 
Notes

Mash grains at 154° F (68° C) for 30 minutes. Raise to 170° F (77° C) and hold for 15 minutes. Sparge at 170° F (77° C) for 45 minutes. Dry hop in secondary for 7 days. Water profile: Ca 110.0 ppm, Mg 18.0 ppm, Na 17.0 ppm, SO4 350.0 ppm, Cl 50.0 ppm. Cold conditioned six weeks. Filtered to 7 microns.

Judges’ Comments
“Excellent choice of hops. Not overly hopped. Very drinkable!”



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