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Alamo Gold - American Lager

153 calories 12.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: Cupcake
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 153 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 12.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday August 25th 2021
1.047
1.007
5.1%
15.3
3.0
5.3
32.50
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7 lb Viking - Pilsner Malt7 lb Pilsner Malt 1.20 / lb
8.40
37 1.9 73.7%
2 lb Flaked Corn2 lb Flaked Corn 2.00 / lb
4.00
40 0.5 21.1%
8 oz Bestmalz - BEST Chit Malt8 oz BEST Chit Malt 1.90 / oz
15.20
23 1.4 5.3%
9.50 lbs / 27.60
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops 0.45 / oz
0.23
Pellet 7 Boil 60 min 12.76 25%
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops 0.45 / oz
0.23
Pellet 7 Boil 5 min 2.54 25%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops 0.45 / oz
0.45
Pellet 7 Boil 0 min 50%
2 oz / 0.90
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3 gal Strike 152 °F 60 min
4 gal Sparge 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 0 min.
2 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.30 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g BSG - Kerry Whirlfloc T Fining Boil 5 min.
10 g BSG - Fermax Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 5 min.
5 g Ascorbic Acid Water Agt Boil 5 min.
5 g Gelatin Fining Primary 0 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
4.00 / each
4.00
Attenuation (avg):
83%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
48 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 365 B cells required
4.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 5.1 oz       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 2.6 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Pilsen (Light Lager)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
40 10 5 45 90 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Will ferment with 34/70 yeast cake at ale temp.

Chit can be swapped out for carapils or another dextrin malt with almost no perceivable difference. I just like Chit, and keep plenty on hand.

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