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Chris's Blue Ribbon

167.94 calories 16.87 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Kölsch
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 12.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 14 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Chris
Calories: (Per 12oz)
Carbs: (Per 12oz)
Created Friday August 14th 2015
1.051
1.012
5.15%
25.97
3.82
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
22 lb German - Pilsner22 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 97.5%
9 oz German - Melanoidin9 oz Melanoidin 37 25 2.5%
22.56 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
3 oz Crystal3 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 90 min 21.77 75%
0.50 oz Crystal0.5 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 40 min 2.98 12.5%
0.50 oz Crystal0.5 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 10 min 1.23 12.5%
4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
8 gal 8 gallons of 170F water as mash starter Infusion 152 °F 60 min
8 gal Fly sparge with 180F water to mash out, add 2 gal of 180F for every 2 gal collected in mashtun Fly Sparge 175 °F 40 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
15 each Whirfloc Water Agt Boil 15 min.
1 each Gelatin Finning Fining Kegging 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
64 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 209 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
80 5 25 75 80 100
Check with local area water profile. May require a bump in Ca, SO_4^-2.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

If no fermentation chamber available, try wet t-shirt method. Google how to cool with evaporation using wet T-shirt. I plan to occupy the bathtub with the carboys.

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