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Octoberfest Ale

205 calories 20.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: North German Altbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Source: Chris Pack
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 205 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Monday May 18th 2020
1.062
1.014
6.3%
22.9
10.7
5.7
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb American - Pale 2-Row5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 31.3%
5 lb American - Vienna5 lb Vienna 35 4 31.3%
2 lb Belgian - Munich2 lb Munich 38 6 12.5%
2 lb Belgian - Caramel Pils2 lb Caramel Pils 34 8 12.5%
2 lb Belgian - CaraVienne2 lb CaraVienne 34 20 12.5%
16 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.75 oz Strisselspalt0.75 oz Strisselspalt Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 10.27 33.3%
0.75 oz Domestic Hallertau0.75 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 30 min 7.7 33.3%
0.75 oz Domestic Hallertau0.75 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 15 min 4.97 33.3%
2.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.5 gal Strike 170 °F --
Steeping 150 °F 60 min
2.5 gal Sparge 135 °F 20 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 tsp Whirlfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 111 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.25
 
Target Water Profile
Crystal Geyser Alpine Spring Water (Norman, AR)
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 Gallons  Quarts
Strike water volume (equipment estimates 9.33 g | 37.3 qt) 9.75 39  
Grain absorption losses -2 -8  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 7.08 g | 28.3 qt) 7.5 30  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.08 -0.3  
Post boil Volume (equipment estimates 5.5 g | 22 qt) 6 24  
WARNING: Exceeded batch size - reduce boil size    
Volume into fermentor (equipment estimates 6 g | 24 qt) 5.5 22  
Total: 9.75 39
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
"Octoberfest Ale" North German Altbier beer recipe by Chris Pack. BIAB, ABV 6.32%, IBU 22.93, SRM 10.68, Fermentables: (Pale 2-Row, Vienna, Munich, Caramel Pils, CaraVienne) Hops: (Strisselspalt, Domestic Hallertau) Other: (Whirlfloc)
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  • Last Updated: 2020-05-20 14:45 UTC