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Its Gonna Be Maibock 2022

266 calories 27.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Maibock/Helles Bock
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.080 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 266 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 27.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday March 29th 2022
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb American - Pilsner5 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 34.8%
3 lb Munich3 lb Munich 37 6 20.9%
6 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale6 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 41.7%
6 oz German - Acidulated Malt6 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 2.6%
14.37 lbs / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 26.04 20%
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 2.6 Boil 30 min 6.94 40%
1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh1 oz Hallertau Mittelfruh Hops Pellet 2.6 Boil 0 min 40%
2.50 oz / 0.00
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
5 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
CO2 Level: 2.47 Volumes
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
60 5 10 95 55 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

brewed last night. overshot target OG of 1065 and 5.5 gallons with 1.080 and approx 5.0 gallons for 75% efficiency. This was another long mash - about 2 hours and just recently dialed in the recirculating. may need to water it down a tiny bit? already pitched.

Also I forgot to add the 1oz hallertau flameout hops.

hopefully yeast will be ok. i had a 2nd gen slurry of 34/70 i pitched 2/3 of the jar plus one fresh pack.

Revising recipe for 2022. Adding water chem adjustments from tap - will be a little high on Na. Using magnum instead of warrior. Brewing on G40 adjusting volumes and efficiencies accordingly.

Brew day 4/1/21.

Added 4oz acid malt for ph. OG came out at 1065 instead of 1072. did kind of a fast sparge. ph came out to 5.7
initial recipe formulation!

taking notes from although the author seems to have a non traditional approach to the style.
i like the malt bill he suggests pilsner, low on the munich, and maris otter. "brings doughy bready note without being heavy" he also is advocating for this beer to truly be maibock that its a lighter version of bock. too heavy of a grain bill and body and you might as well just have bock.
browsing around byo and other places the malt bill for this varies a lot. some use crystal, some use wheat, some use vienna.

doing straight hallertau. a little bit more hops than some recipes but ibu falls into expected range. using warrior for bittering since hallertau is so low AA.

going with tap water. my current theory is that malty beers (like my oktoberfest and festbier) come out great with henrico tap.

consider doing 10gallons? might be too big a beer tho

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  • Last Updated: 2022-04-01 14:12 UTC
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