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Bluecap

152 calories 16.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 4.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5.53 gallons
Post Boil Size: 4.7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.039 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 76% (brew house)
Rating:
3.00 (1 Review)

Calories: 152 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday August 26th 2022
1.046
1.012
4.5%
65.0
5.0
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6 lb Muntons - Maris Otter6 lb Maris Otter 38 2.3 82.8%
4 oz Gambrinus - Honey Malt4 oz Honey Malt 37 25 3.4%
1 lb Munich1 lb Munich 37 6 13.8%
7.25 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Magnum1 oz Magnum Hops 0.00 / oz
0.00
Pellet 10.4 Boil 60 min 48.33 25%
1 oz Kent Goldings1 oz Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 3.3 Boil 27 min 11.14 25%
2 oz Kent Goldings2 oz Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 3.3 Whirlpool 5 min 5.49 50%
4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
6.03 gal Strike 159 °F 152 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
5 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1.20 g Epsom Salt 0.00 / g
0.00
Water Agt Mash 0 min.
0.60 g Table Salt Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1.20 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318
Amount:
1 Liters
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 74 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 68 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 0 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Bluecap" Strong Bitter beer recipe by Pricelessbrewing. BIAB, ABV 4.52%, IBU 64.96, SRM 4.98, Fermentables: (Maris Otter, Honey Malt, Munich) Hops: (Magnum, Kent Goldings) Other: (Gypsum, Epsom Salt, Table Salt, Calcium Chloride (anhydrous))
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  • Last Updated: 2024-01-09 20:20 UTC
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Pricelessbrewing 01/09/2024 at 08:20pm
3 of 5

Had to substitute my usual crystal malts for honey because I thought I had it on hand but turns out I did not. A little minerally and bitterness is a bit high.


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