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Double Graf w/ Honey (beer base)

429 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Other Specialty Cider or Perry
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 2.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.092 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Blind Bard Brewing
Calories: 429 calories (Per 12oz)
Share: <EMBED>
1.128
1.030
12.87%
16.71
13.74
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
4 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale4 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 40%
0.5 lb Flaked Oats0.5 lb Flaked Oats 33 2.2 5%
0.75 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.75 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 7.5%
0.75 lb American - Munich - Light 10L0.75 lb Munich - Light 10L 33 10 7.5%
4 lb Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light4 lb Dry Malt Extract - Extra Light 42 2.5 40%
10 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
0.75 oz Liberty0.75 oz Liberty Hops Pellet 4 Boil 60 min 15.67
0.25 oz Liberty0.25 oz Liberty Hops Pellet 4 Boil 5 min 1.04
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
1.88 galstrike @ 162.2FInfusion149 °F75 min
2.4 galsparge @ 168Fly Sparge168 °F--
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
320 oz Apple Cider Other Primary --
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
68 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
63 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 281 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Notes
fermenter could not accommodate all the wort when combined with cider so I took a hit on starting gravity. hit 1.081 og, aiming for 1.090+

added 1 lbs honey @ high Krausen, bringing to roughly 1.088.

fermented aggressivley then slowed considerably, fermenting for over a month.
As it has attenuated, the grainy harshness disappeared and the honey and cider became dominant. Still quite sweet; hoping to attenuate to 1.020.

1/27 after nearly 1.5 months in primary, attenuated to 1.020.

Deep orange, floral honey notes, slight tartness.
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Last Updated: 2016-01-28 16:14 UTC
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