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2015 - 1/25 - Sherlocks American Pils

174 calories 16.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Classic American Pilsner
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 11 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 13 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Dr. Sherlock
Calories: 174 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 16.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday November 14th 2014
1.053
1.011
5.5%
36.2
3.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb American - Pale 2-Row9 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 41.7%
8 lb American - Pilsner8 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 37.1%
0.25 lb German - Melanoidin0.25 lb Melanoidin 37 25 1.2%
1.50 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1.5 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 7%
0.66 lb Flaked Rice0.66 lb Flaked Rice 40 0.5 3.1%
0.66 lb Flaked Corn0.66 lb Flaked Corn 40 0.5 3.1%
1.50 lb Cane Sugar1.5 lb Cane Sugar 46 0 7%
21.57 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
5 oz Saaz5 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 60 min 31.57 71.4%
2 oz saaz2 oz saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 10 min 4.58 28.6%
7 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
calculate temp for equipment Infusion 150 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Lager Yeast WLP830
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
51 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 545 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Water Gallons
Total mash water needed 15.02
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1.5 qt/lb 7.53
Remaining sparge water volume 7.5
Grain absorption losses -2.51
Mash Lauter Tun dead space -0.25
Amount going into kettle 12.26
Boil off losses -1
Hops absorption losses -0.26
Amount going into fermentor 11
Total: 15.02
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

-Something went wrong when I made this. I think my fermentation schedule sucked or my mash sucked. This beer was hazy and not great. Drank it all but it was no amazing lager.

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  • Last Updated: 2015-04-28 04:09 UTC
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DrSherlock 06/29/2015 at 05:47am
Don't really think this recipe is good because it isn't. This is only here for my historical purposes.


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