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Carapilsner

161 calories 15.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Experimental Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 1.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.038 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Tylor Miranda
Calories: 161 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday November 7th 2020
1.049
1.011
5.0%
34.6
4.0
n/a
53.39
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb Weyermann - Carafoam9.5 lb Carafoam 2.44 / lb
23.18
34.5 2.2 100%
9.50 lbs / 23.18
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
9 oz Hersbrucker9 oz Hersbrucker Hops 2.20 / oz
19.80
Pellet 2.5 Boil at 212 °F 10 min 34.59 100%
9 oz / 19.80
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.75 gal Strike 152 °F 5 min
3.75 gal Vorlauf 152 °F 60 min
Top Off 152 °F 1 min
2.75 gal Sparge 154 °F 5 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc tablet 0.36 / each
0.36
Fining Boil 10 min.
0.80 g LD Carlson - Calcium Carbonate 5.99 / lb
0.01
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 g Magnesium Chloride 0.10 / g
0.05
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.25 g Baking Soda 0.05 / oz
0.00
Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.42
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
9.99 / each
9.99
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
52.5 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 345 B cells required
9.99 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 3.8 oz       Temp: 55 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Distilled Bottled Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
Use distilled bottled water and add .5g of magnesium chloride, .8g of chalk (Calcium Carbonate), and .25g of baking soda.

Magnesium Chloride can be purchased in 30g bottles from homesciencetools.com.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Add adjuncts before mashing in.

Yeast will need a starter of about 3x as many cells or three packets of yeast... which is $30, so it's recommended to just make a starter culture.

Let second fermentation go for 6 weeks minimum.

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