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Thrashed Six - One

263 calories 22.9 g 500 ml
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 18 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 24 liters
Post Boil Size: 20 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Alan Harper
Rating:
5.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 263 calories (Per 500ml)
Carbs: 22.9 g (Per 500ml)
Created Sunday June 24th 2018
1.057
1.010
6.1%
45.7
10.2
5.5
13.96
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
2,700 g Crisp Malting - Extra Pale Ale Malt2700 g Extra Pale Ale Malt £ 0.00 / g
£ 2.57
38 1.7 60%
1,600 g Bestmalz - BEST Caramel Amber1600 g BEST Caramel Amber £ 0.00 / g
£ 3.20
34.5 19 35.6%
200 g Weyermann - Acidulated200 g Acidulated £ 0.00 / g
£ 0.58
27 3.4 4.4%
4,500 g / £ 6.35
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
30 g Bramling Cross30 g Bramling Cross Hops £ 0.03 / g
£ 0.98
Leaf/Whole 6.1 Boil 90 min 25.71 25%
10 g Challenger10 g Challenger Hops £ 0.03 / g
£ 0.30
Pellet 7.3 Boil 30 min 8.1 8.3%
20 g Cascade20 g Cascade Hops £ 0.04 / g
£ 0.75
Pellet 7.3 Aroma 10 min 7.65 16.7%
20 g Cascade20 g Cascade Hops £ 0.04 / g
£ 0.75
Pellet 7.3 Aroma 5 min 4.2 16.7%
40 g Cascade40 g Cascade Hops £ 0.04 / g
£ 1.50
Pellet 7.3 Dry Hop Day 5 33.3%
120 g / £ 4.27
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
24 L Strike 65 °C 60 min
8 L Sparge 65 °C 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3 L/kg
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc £ 0.20 / each
£ 0.20
Fining Boil 15 min.
8 g Calcium Chloride Flakes £ 0.01 / g
£ 0.10
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 g Calcium Sulphate (Gypsum) £ 0.01 / g
£ 0.05
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
£ 0.35
 
Yeast
Bulldog - Bulldog B4 English Ale
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
£ 2.99 / each
£ 2.99
Attenuation (custom):
80%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
16 - 21 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
18 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 88 B cells required
£ 2.99 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile II
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
150 10 80 150 160 220
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Liters
Total mash water needed 29.3
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 3 L/kg 13.5
Grain absorption losses -4.3
Remaining sparge water volume 15.8
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.9
Amount going into kettle 24.1
Boil off losses -5.7
Hops absorption losses -0.4
Amount going into fermentor 18
Total: 38.8  
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Just Watched England thrash Panama 6-1. It needs a beer.
Had to (slightly) adjust volume levels above to achieve what actually happened. Boil Size was 19.75. Post boil size was very near 13 Lt. with a SG of 1.078!!! NOT WHAT ABOVE CALCULATED TO - Why?
This required an addition of 4.2 Lt to get calculated starting SG of 1.059. This (should) mean a final ABV of 6.1%. Fermenting seemed to stop so added Youngs Yeast which went off like a rocket.
Taste test of SG sample of 1.021 (3 days in) suggests Strong Taste. Will sample again on Sunday 1/7/18 when Ferment should stop and DryHop start in Secondary FV.

Updated 4/7/2020

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