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Herm’s Smooth Stout

185 calories 19.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Stout
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 2.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.65 gallons
Post Boil Size: 2.63 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Source: Herm_brews
Calories: 185 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Sunday March 20th 2022
1.056
1.014
5.5%
51.6
36.4
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
3 lb United Kingdom - Golden Promise3 lb Golden Promise 37 3 60%
10 oz Munich - Light 10L10 oz Munich - Light 10L 33 10 12.5%
8 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 120L8 oz Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 10%
6 oz Flaked Oats6 oz Flaked Oats 33 2.2 7.5%
4 oz American - Chocolate4 oz Chocolate 29 350 5%
4 oz Proximity - Chocolate Wheat4 oz Chocolate Wheat 34.5 400 5%
80 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
10 g Yakima Chief Hops - Magnum (13.2 AA)10 g Yakima Chief Hops - Magnum (13.2 AA) Hops Pellet 14.7 Boil 60 min 42.87 40.3%
10 g Artisan - Cascade (5.8 AA)10 g Artisan - Cascade (5.8 AA) Hops Pellet 5.2 Boil 10 min 5.5 40.3%
4.80 g Yakima Chief Hops - Cascade (6.3 AA)4.8 g Yakima Chief Hops - Cascade (6.3 AA) Hops Pellet 6.3 Boil 10 min 3.2 19.4%
24.80 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.96 gal Full volume mash Strike 158 °F 152 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.75 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3.75 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale V Yeast WLP051
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
66 - 70 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 65 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: sucrose       Amount: 2.4 oz       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile II
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
150 10 80 150 160 220
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

This recipe loosely derived from tips on “How to Make Your Best Oatmeal Stout” found on beerandbrewing.com
Thanks to @trialben for recommending water profile and pH, and @joshhughes for suggesting US-05

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