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Spruce Tip Bitter

196 calories 21.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.059 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: BelgianFenceOrchardandBrewing
Hop Utilization: 97%
Calories: 196 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 21.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday May 23rd 2024
1.059
1.016
5.6%
33.7
12.9
5.3
36.48
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb Rahr - Pale Ale9.5 lb Pale Ale 1.75 / lb
16.63
36.34 3.5 80.9%
1 lb Weyermann - Carafoam1 lb Carafoam 2.40 / lb
2.40
34.5 2.2 8.5%
6 oz German - Acidulated Malt6 oz German - Acidulated Malt 2.75 / lb
1.03
27 3.4 3.2%
6 oz Dingemans - Biscuit6 oz Biscuit 2.65 / lb
0.99
34.5 22 3.2%
6 oz Simpsons - Crystal Light6 oz Crystal Light 33.1 38.03 3.2%
2 oz Crisp Malting - Chocolate Malt2 oz Chocolate Malt 2.90 / lb
0.36
32.66 450 1.1%
188 oz / 21.41
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Bitter gold0.5 oz Bitter gold Hops 1.99 / oz
1.00
Pellet 13.3 Boil 60 min 24.76 10.9%
0.50 oz Progress0.5 oz Progress Hops 2.99 / oz
1.50
Pellet 6.25 Boil 30 min 8.94 10.9%
1.80 oz Fuggles1.8 oz Fuggles Hops Pellet 5.6 Dry Hop 3 days 39.1%
0.30 oz Northdown0.3 oz Northdown Hops 1.99 / oz
0.60
Pellet 5 Dry Hop 3 days 6.5%
0.30 oz BSG - Tradition0.3 oz Tradition Hops Pellet 5.5 Dry Hop 3 days 6.5%
0.60 oz Progress0.6 oz Progress Hops 2.99 / oz
1.79
Leaf/Whole 6.25 Dry Hop 3 days 13%
0.60 oz Bitter gold0.6 oz Bitter gold Hops 1.99 / oz
1.19
Pellet 13.3 Dry Hop 3 days 13%
4.60 oz / 6.08
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
4.54 gal Strike 163 °F 152 °F 60 min
2.58 gal Batch Sparge -- 168 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 65 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Mash --
2 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Boil 1 hr.
3.30 tsp Beer yeast nutrient Water Agt Mash 10 min.
0.07 ml Phosphoric acid Water Agt Sparge 1 hr.
2 oz Spruce tips Flavor Boil 1 hr.
2 oz Spruce tips Flavor Boil 45 min.
2 oz Spruce tips Water Agt Boil 30 min.
2 oz Spruce tips Water Agt Boil 15 min.
5 oz spruce tips Water Agt Whirlpool --
2 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
8.99 / each
8.99
Attenuation (avg):
71%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
55 - 75 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 96 B cells required
8.99 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.45 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Lacomb, Or.
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Spruce Tip Bitter" Strong Bitter beer recipe by BelgianFenceOrchardandBrewing. All Grain, ABV 5.57%, IBU 33.7, SRM 12.86, Fermentables: ( Pale Ale, Carafoam, German - Acidulated Malt, Biscuit, Crystal Light, Chocolate Malt) Hops: (Bitter gold, Progress, Fuggles, Northdown, Tradition) Other: (Whirlfloc, Gypsum, Beer yeast nutrient, Phosphoric acid, Spruce tips, spruce tips)
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