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Best Bitter

218 calories 20.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Specialty IPA: Brown IPA
Boil Time: 30 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.057 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.066 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: Lil' Wheaty's Original
Calories: 218 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday January 14th 2015
1.066
1.014
7.2%
70.8
11.8
5.5
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
12 lb German - Pilsner12 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 82.8%
1 lb Canada Malting - WHITE WHEAT MALT1 lb WHITE WHEAT MALT 38.1 3.5 6.9%
0.75 lb Crisp Malting - Caramalt 15L0.75 lb Caramalt 15L 32.7 17.5 5.2%
0.75 lb Simpsons - DRC0.75 lb DRC 34.7 115 5.2%
14.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Pekko1 oz Pekko Hops Pellet 15.9 Boil 30 min 36.41 33.3%
1 oz experimental 072701 oz experimental 07270 Hops Pellet 16.6 Boil 15 min 24.54 33.3%
1 oz experimental 072701 oz experimental 07270 Hops Pellet 16.6 Boil 5 min 9.86 33.3%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.25 gal Sacch Rest Temperature 148 °F 180 min
5.25 gal Mash Out Temperature 167 °F 30 min
3 gal Fly Sparge Fly Sparge 100 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.54 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 g CaCl2 Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
8 g CaSO4 Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4.35 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 10 min.
0.30 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Sparge 20 min.
 
Yeast
Lallemand - LALBREW® VOSS KVEIK ALE YEAST
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
77%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
77 - 104 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
90 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 366 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.52 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Lil' Wheaty's Brewing Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
4 0 14 9 9 20
Treated ion levels: Ca 100, Mg 0.5, Na 14, Cl 72, SO4 155, HCO3 20, pH 7.3. Lactic Acid added to augment a mash pH = 5.3, SO4/Cl ratio = 2.1 (more bitter)
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Best Bitter" Specialty IPA: Brown IPA beer recipe by Lil' Wheaty's Original. All Grain, ABV 7.2%, IBU 70.81, SRM 11.78, Fermentables: (Pilsner, WHITE WHEAT MALT, Caramalt 15L, DRC) Hops: (Pekko, experimental 07270) Other: (CaCl2, CaSO4, Lactic acid, Irish Moss)
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Plesca Mihai 08/08/2018 at 07:12am
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