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The Quiet Man - Citra Lager

136.31 calories 11.99 g
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Lager
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 21 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 27.9 liters
Post Boil Size: 22.3 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.036 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Robert Brown
Rating:
51

Calories: (Per )
Carbs: (Per )
Created Sunday June 2nd 2013
1.045
1.008
4.93%
16.35
2.58
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4 kg United Kingdom - Lager4 kg Lager 38 1.4 100%
4 kg / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
5 g Citra5 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 60 min 7.52 16.7%
15 g Citra15 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 10 min 8.18 50%
10 g Citra10 g Citra Hops Pellet 11 Boil 1 min 0.65 33.3%
30 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
25 L Infusion 45 °C 15 min
Infusion 60 °C 15 min
Infusion 66 °C 30 min
Mash Out Infusion 78 °C 10 min
6.9 L Fly Sparge 78 °C --
Starting Mash Thickness: 6.25 L/kg
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Protofloc Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
12 - 25 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
20 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 82 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 2.65 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
R.O.
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Liters
Total mash water needed 35.2
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 6.25 L/kg 25
Remaining sparge water volume 10.2
Grain absorption losses -4
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -1
Amount going into kettle 30.2
Boil off losses -9
Hops absorption losses -0.2
Amount going into fermentor 21
Total: 36.5  
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Brewed using the 20L Braumeister. Pops doesn't like hoppy or bitter beers, but I've tried to make this as tasty as I can.

Clear using gelatin because 'lager shouldn't be cloudy' :-)

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