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HWB - American Amber

187 calories 17.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.1 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 71% (ending kettle)
Hop Utilization: 98%
Calories: 187 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday January 18th 2022
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Simpsons - Maris Otter pale8 lb Maris Otter pale 38 2.4 71.4%
1 lb Bestmalz - BEST Caramel Munich II1 lb BEST Caramel Munich II 34.5 45.5 8.9%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 8.9%
1 lb Briess - Extra Special Malt1 lb Extra Special Malt 33.5 130 8.9%
0.20 lb Bairds - Pale Chocolate0.2 lb Pale Chocolate 33 207 1.8%
11.20 lbs / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
11.90 g Cascade11.9 g Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 5.6 Boil 20 min 4.78 14.6%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 7.9 Boil 10 min 10.57 34.8%
1 oz Ekuanot1 oz Ekuanot Hops Pellet 13.9 Boil 0 min 34.8%
12.76 g magnum12.7573 g magnum Hops Pellet 11.7 Boil 40 min 17.06 15.7%
81.36 g / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.5 gal Infusion 152 °F 152 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2.3 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 70 °F
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 oz Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 0 min.
Wyeast - German Ale 1007
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
55 - 68 °F
Fermentation Temp:
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 95 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
CO2 Level: 0 Volumes
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
110 18 16 50 275 0
Hoppy Water Profile via Theelectricbrewery.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

Single infusion no sparge, coarser crush than usual.

Pitched at about 68 and chilled immediately to 65F. Had an electrical problem with my keezer and needed to work on it, so I didn't pay attention to actual fermenter temperature when I pitched the yeast. However, the chest fermenter tends to work pretty quickly, so it got it down to 65-66 within an hour.

I had to make a hop substitution when I realized I had no Citra for the 20 minute addition--I swapped for a small amount of Cascade, and a small amount of nugget at 40 minutes to bump the IBUs.

Preboil gravity was missed by 1 point, OG was missed by 2 points. Boil-off was a little bit higher than I expected, so I'm a little confused as to why my OG wasn't higher. It's possible I had a lower pre-boil volume than what my kettle markets lead me to believe (I etched myself and they may be slightly off).

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