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Opposite Lock

178 calories 17.3 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.099 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.054 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (steeping grains only)
Calories: 178 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Friday March 29th 2024
1.054
1.012
5.5%
29.1
17.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale9 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 79%
1 lb Belgian - Biscuit1 lb Biscuit 35 23 8.8%
3 oz American - Chocolate3 oz Chocolate 29 350 1.6%
1.20 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L1.2 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 10.5%
11.39 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 6 Boil 60 min 13.38 40%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 2.2 Boil 10 min 1.78 40%
0.50 oz Mosaic0.5 oz Mosaic Hops Pellet 12.5 Boil 60 min 13.93 20%
2.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4 gal Strike 152 °F 152 °F --
3 gal Fly Sparge -- -- --
 
Yeast
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 72 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 97 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.52 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
1-Chicago, Illinois, USA
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
 
Notes

Added the mosaic because the other hops were lighter than anticipated.

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ChicagoCraig 04/23/2024 at 12:16am
Too much of a brown ale. Need to drop some chocolate and maybe up the 60 minute hops.


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