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Christmas Ale

217 calories 24.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: British Strong Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.041 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.065 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 217 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 24.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday December 6th 2022
1.065
1.019
6.0%
32.6
19.9
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb Crisp Malting - Finest Maris Otter10 lb Finest Maris Otter 38 3 81%
0.50 lb Briess - Caramel Malt - 20L0.5 lb Caramel Malt - 20L 35 20 4%
0.35 lb Simpsons - Chocolate Malt0.35 lb Chocolate Malt 31.7 444 2.8%
1 lb Candi Syrup - Belgian Candi Syrup - D-451 lb Belgian Candi Syrup - D-45 - (late boil kettle addition) 32 45 8.1%
0.50 lb Tate and Lyle - Golden Syrup0.5 lb Golden Syrup - (late boil kettle addition) 40 1 4%
12.35 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5.8 Boil 60 min 21.76 50%
1 oz East Kent Goldings1 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5.8 Boil 15 min 10.8 50%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
3.5 gal 150 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 g Allspice Spice Boil 45 min.
1 oz Ginger Spice Boil 10 min.
1 g Coriander Seed Spice Boil 45 min.
1 g Whole Cloves Spice Boil 45 min.
1 oz orange peel Water Agt Boil 10 min.
1 g Nutmeg Spice Boil 45 min.
0.50 g Grains of paradise Spice Boil 45 min.
1 g Cinnamon Stick Spice Boil 45 min.
 
Yeast
Lallemand - Windsor
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
65%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
59 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 116 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 1.02 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

notes for next brew:

  • Substitute mace for nutmeg if available

  • Could use less chocolate malt and some crystal 60 or 80 to provide a plum tone

  • could use some roasted flavour, but in small amounts.

  • cinnamon and clove could be stronger

  • some black treacle may be an idea

  • Candi syrup good, but might be changed to something darker
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  • Last Updated: 2022-12-23 04:37 UTC
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