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Top Tier

260 calories 27.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Old Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.068 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Shawn Friel
Calories: 260 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 27.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday February 18th 2017
1.078
1.021
7.5%
41.1
16.4
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
14 lb American - Pale 2-Row14 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 70%
3 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L3 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 15%
3 lb Belgian - Biscuit3 lb Biscuit 35 23 15%
20 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 6 Boil 60 min 14.97 22.2%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 6 Boil 30 min 11.5 22.2%
0.50 oz Crystal0.5 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 20 min 2.64 11.1%
1 oz Australian Summer1 oz Australian Summer Hops Pellet 5 Boil 10 min 4.52 22.2%
1 oz Northern Brewer - Australian Galaxy1 oz Australian Galaxy Hops Pellet 15 Boil 5 min 7.46 22.2%
4.50 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.75 tsp Wyeast Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
1 each Wirflock Other Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
Omega Yeast Labs - West Coast Ale I
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
Medium-low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 73 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
69 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 232 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
20 qt Fly Sparge -- 154 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 7.5 30  
Mash volume with grains 9.1 36.4  
Grain absorption losses -2.5 -10  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 3.42 g | 13.7 qt) 2.75 11  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 8.17 g | 32.7 qt) 7.5 30  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.17 -0.7  
Post boil Volume 6.5 26  
Going into fermentor 6.5 26  
Total: 10.25 41
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"Top Tier" Old Ale beer recipe by Shawn Friel. All Grain, ABV 7.46%, IBU 41.1, SRM 16.4, Fermentables: (Pale 2-Row, Caramel / Crystal 40L, Biscuit) Hops: (Cascade, Crystal, Australian Summer, Australian Galaxy) Other: (Wyeast Yeast Nutrient, Wirflock)
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