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Mac & Jacks African Amber Clone

189 calories 20.1 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Source: Nilo/Mac & Jacks Brewing
Rating:
5.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 189 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday November 9th 2016
1.057
1.015
5.41%
31.25
13.33
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8.80 lb United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row8.8 lb Pale 2-Row 38 2.5 66.7%
2.20 lb American - Munich - Light 10L2.2 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 16.7%
1.10 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 80L1.1 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 8.3%
1.10 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1.1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 8.3%
13.2 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.75 oz Centennial0.75 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 60 min 23.19 25%
0.75 oz Cascade0.75 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 15 min 8.06 25%
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 0 min 16.7%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Plug 7 Dry Hop 6 days 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.5 gal Strike at 166.5 F Infusion 155 °F 60 min
3.75 gal Sparge 168 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc T Fining Boil 15 min.
1 each Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - British Ale 1098
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 219 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 5 10 95 55 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 8.98 35.9  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.95 19.8  
Grain absorption losses -1.65 -6.6  
Remaining sparge water volume 4.03 16.1  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 7.08 28.3  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses -0.08 -0.3  
Amount going into fermentor 5.5 22  
Total: 8.73 34.9
 
Notes

Three liquid packs of yeast (target >230 billion cells. Overpitch with 4 liquid packs if dates questionable.
Grain increased and efficiency estimate decreased because this is first all-grain attempt.
Increased 15 min boil hops from .5 to .75 to raise IBUs.

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