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Double Barrel Ale Clone

170 calories 21 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Special/Best/Premium Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6.5 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.75 gallons
Efficiency: 75% (ending kettle)
Source: Brew Strong
No Chill: 20 minute extended hop boil time
Calories: 170 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21 g (Per 12oz)
Created Monday April 1st 2013
1.051
1.017
4.42%
32.73
13.48
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
8 lb American - Pale Ale8 lb Pale Ale 37 3.5 67%
2 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale2 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 16.8%
14 oz German - Dark Munich14 oz Dark Munich 36 10 7.3%
12 oz United Kingdom - Dark Crystal 80L12 oz Dark Crystal 80L 33 80 6.3%
4 oz United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 120L4 oz Extra Dark Crystal 120L 33 120 2.1%
1 oz United Kingdom - Chocolate1 oz Chocolate 34 425 0.5%
11.94 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
16 g East Kent Goldings16 g East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 60 min 9.32 20.5%
18 g East Kent Goldings18 g East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 30 min 9.45 23.1%
22 g East Kent Goldings22 g East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Aroma 0 min 7.35 28.2%
22 g Fuggles22 g Fuggles Hops Pellet 4.5 Aroma 0 min 6.62 28.2%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
28 Beta/Saccharification Rest Infusion 145 °F 60 min
Alpha/Dextrinization Rest Temperature 162 °F 20 min
28 Sparge Fly Sparge 165 °F 30 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 each Whirlflock Fining Boil 15 min.
0.5 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
1.25 oz American Medium Oak Cubes Other Primary 24 min.
12 each Oxygen Other Primary 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
66.5%
Flocculation:
Very High
Optimum Temp:
65 - 68 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
63 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 311 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
London (British Bitter, Porter)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 6 22 10 24 82
CaCl: 6 gm (~1.5 tsp)
CaSO4: 6.4 gm (~1.5 tsp)

For 7 gallons of strike water.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Total mash water needed 9.74 39  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 4.48 17.9  
Remaining sparge water volume 5.27 21.1  
Grain absorption losses -1.49 -6  
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25 -1  
Amount going into kettle 8 32  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Amount in kettle at end of boil 6.5 26  
Hops absorption losses -0.1 -0.4  
Estimated amount in fermentor 6.4 25.6  
Total: 9.74 39
 
Notes

Start Vol = 7.4 gal (68F), 7.75 gal (212F)
Finish Vol = 6.5 gal (68F), 6.77 gal (212F)
(Volume into Fermentor = 6 gal)
Ratio = 7.4/6.5 = 1.144
Gravity ~ 44.6 * 1.144 ~ 51

Whirlpool hot for 15 mins, then settle for 15 mins.

Pitch yeast at 63F, ferment at 66F.

Add the oak cubes after 24 hrs of fermentation.

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