Weekday Light 2.0 Beer Recipe | All Grain American Pale Ale | Brewer's Friend
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Weekday Light 2.0

179 calories 24 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.17 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.4 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 72% (brew house)
Calories: 179 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 24 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday February 14th 2024
1.053
1.021
4.3%
54.8
8.2
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
5 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale5 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 49.1%
2 lb Munich2 lb Munich 37 6 19.6%
1 lb Weyermann - Carafoam1 lb Carafoam 34.5 2.2 9.8%
0.50 lb Bestmalz - BEST Chit Malt0.5 lb BEST Chit Malt 23 1.4 4.9%
8 oz Briess - Special Roast8 oz Special Roast 33 40 4.9%
3 oz Honey Malt3 oz Honey Malt 37 25 1.8%
1 lb American - Wheat1 lb Wheat 38 1.8 9.8%
10.19 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Columbus0.5 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 20 min 17.77 5.4%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Whirlpool 5 min 19.02 21.6%
2 oz Yakima Valley Hops - Strata 2 oz Strata Hops Pellet 12 Whirlpool 5 min 17.98 21.6%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop Day 6 21.6%
2.75 oz Yakima Valley Hops - Strata 2.75 oz Strata Hops Pellet 12 Dry Hop Day 6 29.7%
9.25 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
7 gal 158 °F 158 °F 30 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.75 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
8 g Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 each Whirlfloc tablet Water Agt Boil 10 min.
3 g Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 10 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) 87 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 23.72 psi       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
RO Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Used a higher mash temp @ 158 deg. for 30 min to increase mouth feel on this low ABV brew.

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  • Last Updated: 2024-03-18 20:00 UTC
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