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DIY Centennial American Lager V1

178 calories 17.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Lager
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 5.6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.8 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.2 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.054 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 178 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.3 g (Per 12oz)
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Created: Sunday November 21st 2021
1.054
1.012
5.5%
31.2
3.3
5.2
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Weyermann - Barke Pilsner Malt8 lb Barke Pilsner Malt 37.03 1.75 64%
2.50 lb Flaked Corn2.5 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 20%
0.50 lb Weyermann - Carafoam0.5 lb Carafoam 34.5 2.2 4%
0.50 lb Weyermann - Barke Vienna0.5 lb Barke Vienna 36 3.4 4%
1 lb Rice Hulls1 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 8%
12.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 9.9 First Wort 75 min 19.45 25%
0.70 oz Centennial0.7 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 9.9 Boil 15 min 11.76 35%
0.80 oz Centennial0.8 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 9.9 Boil 0 min 40%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.5 gal Infusion 152 °F 150 °F 60 min
mash out 170 °F 170 °F 10 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirlfloc tablet Fining Boil 15 min.
2.20 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
3.70 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1.80 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6.57 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 495 B cells required
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Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 11.24 psi       Temp: 36 °F       CO2 Level: 2.6 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
55 4 9 75 50 18
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Ferment at 50F x 7 days, then raise to 54F x 3 days, then raise to 58F x 3 days, then raise to 62F x 3 days. Check gravity on day 16 & and 18, and if stable, cold crash x 7 days adding gelatin finings on day 4.

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Gold medal (8 entries) at the All American Homebrew Competition, 4/2/2022
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Bronze medal (Pale American Beer, 51 entries) at the Indiana Brewer's Cup, 7/9/2022
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