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Mk1 Basic Ginger Beer

249 calories 20.2 g 0.568 L
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Boil Time: 40 min
Batch Size: 10 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 liters
Post Boil Size: 5 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.069 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (steeping grains only)
Rating:
4.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 249 calories (Per 0.568L)
Carbs: 20.2 g (Per 0.568L)
Created Tuesday September 8th 2020
1.048
1.007
5.4%
3.7
3.9
n/a
14.56
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
1 kg Dry Malt Extract - Light1 kg Dry Malt Extract - Light £ 6.72 / kg
£ 6.72
42 4 68.8%
454.01 g Honey454.01 g Honey £ 1.35 / lb
£ 1.35
35 2 31.2%
1.45 kg / £ 8.07
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
5.01 g Saaz5.01 g Saaz Hops £ 0.04 / g
£ 0.19
Leaf/Whole 3.5 Boil 5 min 0.68 50%
5.01 g Saaz5.01 g Saaz Hops £ 0.04 / g
£ 0.19
Leaf/Whole 3.5 Boil 40 min 2.99 50%
10.02 g / £ 0.37
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
900 g Ginger £ 5.00 / kg
£ 4.50
Spice Boil 20 min.
1 each Lemon Juice & Rhind £ 0.50 / each
£ 0.50
Flavor Boil 20 min.
1 each Lime Juice & Rhind £ 0.50 / each
£ 0.50
Flavor Boil 20 min.
5.01 g Cream Of Tartar £ 0.03 / g
£ 0.14
Flavor Boil 20 min.
2 tsp Ground Dried Ginger Spice Boil 20 min.
1 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 5 min.
0.50 each Beer brite £ 0.96 / each
£ 0.48
Fining Secondary 0 min.
£ 6.12
 
Yeast
Lallemand - Lalvin EC-1118
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
85%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
15 - 25 °C
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
20 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 60 B cells required
£ 0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: dme       Amount: 96.4 g       Temp: 20 °C       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Notes

Consider change to Galaxy for late addition hops

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gdogg 12/15/2020 at 09:59pm
4 of 5

Very 'hot' ginger flavour. Brew using a floral honey to add a level of complexity to the taste


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