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Hop Forward Zythos pale ale

193 calories 17.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 39 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 42 gallons
Efficiency: 78% (brew house)
Source: created by Jon H. loosely based on bells two hearted
Calories: 193 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday April 10th 2012
1.059
1.011
6.3%
34.8
6.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
67 lb American - Pale 2-Row67 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 85.1%
5 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 6.3%
4 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)4 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 5.1%
2.75 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light2.75 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4 3.5%
78.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.50 oz bravo2.5 oz bravo Hops Pellet 14.2 Boil 60 min 10.6%
3 oz zythos3 oz zythos Hops Pellet 10.9 First Wort 0 min 12.8%
2 oz cascade2 oz cascade Hops Pellet 6.4 First Wort 0 min 8.5%
4 oz zythos4 oz zythos Hops Pellet 10.9 Boil 5 min 17%
2 oz cascade2 oz cascade Hops Pellet 6.4 Boil 5 min 8.5%
6 oz zythos6 oz zythos Hops Pellet 10.9 Dry Hop 7 days 25.5%
4 oz cascade4 oz cascade Hops Pellet 6.4 Dry Hop 7 days 17%
23.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
96 26 gallons @ 166* Infusion 153 °F 60 min
14 gallons Sparge 170 °F 10 min
9 gallons Sparge 170 °F 10 min
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
82%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Starter:
No
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Almost 80% of water used was ran through brita filter on faucet. 11 of 49 gallons was straight tapwater
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Mash tun capacity exceeded. Volume required: 39.33 gal (157.32 qt). Suggest reducing strike water volume to 5.92 gal (23.68 qt) and adding 27.33 gal (109.32 qt) sparge/top-off. 33.25 133  
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.75 qt/lb 33.25 133  
Grain absorption losses -9.5 -38  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 17.29 g | 69.2 qt) 18.29 73.1  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Volume increase from sugar/extract (early additions) 0.21 0.9  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 41.01 g | 164 qt) 42 168  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.51 -2  
Post boil Volume 39 156  
Going into fermentor 39 156  
Total: 51.54 206.1
 
Notes

pitched on 04-14-12 @ 63 raised to 65 overnight. Oxygenated with pure 02

1.013 by day 4 (04-18-12), dry hopped 4.6 oz in small batch (15.5) and 5.4 oz in larger batch (23.5)

1.011 on day 8, 04/22/12

Very nice beer if you are into a smooth drinking Pale Ale, with lots of front end flavor and aroma, without insane amounts of back end bitterness, like alot of other pale ale's these days!

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  • Last Updated: 2012-05-05 01:13 UTC