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DIY El Dorado American Lager V4

181 calories 18.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: American Lager
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 5.7 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.8 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.051 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Calories: 181 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.2 g (Per 12oz)
URL: https://stlbrews.brewcompetition.com/
Created: Thursday January 12th 2023
1.055
1.013
5.6%
20.5
3.4
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Weyermann - Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner8 lb Floor-Malted Bohemian Pilsner 36.3 1.9 68.1%
3 lb Flaked Corn3 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 25.5%
0.75 lb Weyermann - Barke Vienna0.75 lb Barke Vienna 36 3.4 6.4%
11.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
10 g El Dorado10 g El Dorado Hops Pellet 16 Boil 60 min 18.62 83.3%
2 g El Dorado2 g El Dorado Hops Pellet 16 Boil 15 min 1.85 16.7%
12 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7.4 gal Infusion 152 °F 150 °F 60 min
mash out 170 °F 170 °F 10 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirlfloc tablet Fining Boil 15 min.
2.20 tsp Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
3.50 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3.60 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.58 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.30 g Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Boil 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Bock Lager Yeast WLP833
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
48 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 512 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 11.24 psi       Temp: 36 °F       CO2 Level: 2.6 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and malty
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
65 4 7 70 85 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

1st Place Pale Lager category, St. Louis Microfest Competition 2023
https://stlbrews.brewcompetition.com/

1st Place American Lager category, Lagerpalooza 2023
https://lagerpalooza-proam.com/

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Full volume, no sparge

1 mL LA at end of boil.

Hops loose in kettle.

Chill immediately at end of 60 min boil.

Allow to sit covered x 1 hr prior to draining to FV

Ferment at 52F x 7 days, then raise 2-3 F every 1-2 days until 64F or terminal gravity. Once SG has stabilized, cold crash x 7 days adding gelatin on day 4. Biofine 5 mL in the keg.



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