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Ghetto Kriek (Sour Cherry Pseudo-Lambic)

202 calories 15.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Specialty Fruit Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Robert Neal
Calories: 202 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Monday July 11th 2022
1.062
1.008
7.0%
24.9
4.4
5.4
78.27
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Weyermann - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner8 lb Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 3.00 / lb
24.00
36.3 1.9 55.2%
5 lb Weyermann - Pale Wheat5 lb Pale Wheat 3.00 / lb
15.00
36 2 34.5%
8 oz Weyermann - Acidulated8 oz Acidulated 3.00 / lb
1.50
27 3.4 3.4%
1 lb Rice Hulls1 lb Rice Hulls 2.50 / lb
2.50
0 0 6.9%
14.50 lbs / 43.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Citra0.5 oz Citra Hops 3.00 / oz
1.50
Pellet 11 Dry Hop 3 days 25%
0.50 oz Galaxy0.5 oz Galaxy Hops 3.00 / oz
1.50
Pellet 14.25 Dry Hop 3 days 25%
0.50 oz Citra0.5 oz Citra Hops 3.00 / oz
1.50
Pellet 11 Boil 20 min 10.86 25%
0.50 oz Galaxy0.5 oz Galaxy Hops 3.00 / oz
1.50
Pellet 14.25 Boil 20 min 14.07 25%
2 oz / 6.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
10.87 gal dough-in Strike 102 °F 100 °F --
6.5 gal acid rest + decoction Steeping 110 °F 110 °F 20 min
6.5 gal beta + decoction Steeping -- 144 °F 20 min
6.5 gal sach. + decoction Steeping -- 152 °F 20 min
6.5 gal alpha + decoction Steeping -- 158 °F 10 min
168 gal sparge Sparge -- 168 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 3.04 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 69 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3.60 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) 0.10 / g
0.36
Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1.70 g Epsom Salt 0.10 / g
0.17
Water Agt Mash 0 min.
0.70 g Sea salt 0.10 / g
0.07
Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1.70 g Gypsum 0.10 / g
0.17
Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1 each Whirlfloc 0.50 / each
0.50
Fining Boil 5 min.
6 lb Sour Cherries 3.00 / lb
18.00
Flavor Primary 7 days
19.27
 
Yeast
White Labs - Saccharomyces "Bruxellensis" Trois WLP644
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
10.00 / each
10.00
Attenuation (avg):
85%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
70 - 85 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
85 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 111 B cells required
10.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.2 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
 
Notes

30 minute boil. Start with 7.0 gallons (not 7.5).

ferment in anvil foundry at 85F for 7 days.

add cherries at end of 7 days and rack to secondary.

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  • Last Updated: 2022-07-12 01:18 UTC
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