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Black is Beautiful

257 calories 23.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Imperial Stout
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6.8 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (ending kettle)
Source: Facciola Brewing
Calories: 257 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 23.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday September 24th 2020
1.078
1.015
8.2%
66.3
40.4
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
14 lb Great Western - Domestic 2-Row14 lb Domestic 2-Row 37 2 64.8%
2.50 lb Flaked Oats2.5 lb Flaked Oats 33 2.2 11.6%
0.65 lb American - Chocolate0.65 lb Chocolate 29 350 3%
1 lb Flaked Barley1 lb Flaked Barley 32 2.2 4.6%
0.65 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L0.65 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 3%
0.65 lb American - Roasted Barley0.65 lb Roasted Barley 33 300 3%
6.50 oz Weyermann - Chocolate Wheat6.5 oz Chocolate Wheat 34.8 415 1.9%
3.90 oz United Kingdom - Black Patent3.9 oz Black Patent 27 525 1.1%
1.50 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose1.5 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose - (late boil kettle addition) 42 0.5 6.9%
21.60 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Green Bullet1 oz Green Bullet Hops Pellet 12.3 Boil 60 min 40.54 20%
2 oz Cascade2 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 20 min 15.68 40%
2 oz Cascade2 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 10 min 10.03 40%
5 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
6.5 gal Strike 169°, loss 2.5G Infusion 152 °F 60 min
Temperature 168 °F 5 min
4.3 gal Fly Sparge 168 °F 5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.29 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
7 g Toasted Fenugreek seeds Herb Secondary 2 days
1 each Whirlfloc Fining Boil 5 min.
1 each Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
5 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 607 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.75 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Add salts to mash only
Consider sprinkling some dark malts in at 60 min. but add most of it at the end.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Let the roasted fenugreek off-gas in a paper bag for a couple hours first as it will lose some of the vegetal curry note. Then maybe grind, then add to secondary OR a tincture.

Yeast Starter:
1L --> 200B
2.5L -->550B

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