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Big Fella Doppelbock

151 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Doppelbock
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 23 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 26.5 liters
Efficiency: 35% (brew house)
Source: ChilliMayne
Calories: 151 calories (Per 355mL)
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1.046
1.012
4.42%
67.14
16.48
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
3 kg United Kingdom - Pilsen3 kg Pilsen 36 1.8 30%
6 kg United Kingdom - Munich6 kg Munich 37 6 60%
1 kg Belgian - CaraMunich1 kg CaraMunich 33 50 10%
10 kg Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
100 g Hersbrucker100 g Hersbrucker Hops Leaf/Whole 4.1 Boil 43 min
100 g Saaz100 g Saaz Hops Leaf/Whole 3.4 Boil 26 min
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
25 LBatch 1Infusion67 °C60 min
1.5 LTop up volumeInfusion80 °C15 min
13.4 LBatch 2Infusion80 °C15 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc tab Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
9 - 13 °C
Starter:
Yes
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Coopers Carbonation Drops       Amount: 5 per 750ml bottle      
 
Notes
Yeast starter made with 1/2 cup of dark spray DME boiled in 2 pints of filter tap water.

Would have to question the calculation above, as I measured OG=1.070 and FG = 1.012 giving me an abv = 7.7%

Also giving these calculations my yeast apparrent attenuation equates to 82.8% and according to Whitelabs they measure 70-76%, contacted white labs and they say: " The fermentability of your wort along with yeast strain, fermentation temperature, oxygenation rate, etc... all help determine the attenuation of your beer. The ranges given for each strain are guidelines for what the average brewer will get for a "normal" brew. They are intended to help you choose a yeast strain that will give you the attenuation range you are looking for, but lots of other things need to be taken into account as well so it's not at all unusual to get attenuation outside the given range."

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