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My best altbier

148 calories 15.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Altbier
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.039 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Bill McMichael
Calories: 148 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday March 26th 2021
1.045
1.011
4.5%
36.8
16.8
5.6
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale5 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 46.5%
4 lb Gladfield - German Pilsner Malt4 lb German Pilsner Malt 37.3 2.03 37.2%
1 lb American - Munich Millet Malt - Gluten Free1 lb Munich Millet Malt - Gluten Free 25 7 9.3%
4 oz German - Carafa II4 oz Carafa II 32 425 2.3%
4 oz Belgian - CaraMunich4 oz CaraMunich 33 50 2.3%
4 oz United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate4 oz Pale Chocolate 33 207 2.3%
10.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
22 g Chinook22 g Chinook Hops Leaf/Whole 13.4 Boil 60 min 32.96 61.1%
14 g Tettnanger14 g Tettnanger Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 15 min 3.85 38.9%
36 g / 0.00
 
Yeast
Wyeast - German Ale 1007
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
55 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 89 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.44 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
New Castle, DE, USA municipal water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Boiled all additions for 15 minutes to remove chlorine taste.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Brew day: 3.28.21
Mash gravity: 1.046
Mash efficiency (pre-boil): 32.09
Original gravity (post-boil, 62º): 1.053
Taste: distinctly bitter but not overly so, sweet maltiness that lingers, flavorful
Pitched yeast 3.28.21, 6:30 pm
6 1/2 hours from turning on the oven to clean-up
Brewhouse efficiency (6 gal yield): 70%

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  • Last Updated: 2021-03-29 15:49 UTC
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