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(2016-01-05) Dark Star Lager

173 calories 17 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Schwarzbier
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 9.3 °P (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 80% (brew house)
Calories: 173 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 17 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday January 5th 2016
13.0 °P
3.1 °P
5.33%
27.85
25.13
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
7 lb German - Pilsner7 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 66%
2.5 lb German - Munich Light2.5 lb Munich Light 37 6 23.6%
0.6 lb German - Carafa III0.6 lb Carafa III 32 535 5.7%
0.5 lb Belgian - Cara 45L0.5 lb Cara 45L 34 42 4.7%
10.6 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2.75 oz Tettnanger2.75 oz Tettnanger Hops Pellet 2.4 Boil 60 min 23.46 73.3%
1 oz Domestic Hallertau1 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.4 Boil 10 min 4.38 26.7%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
27 qt Protein Rest Temperature 131 °F 15 min
qt Sacc Rest #1 Temperature 144 °F 40 min
qt Sacc Rest #2 Temperature 158 °F 30 min
qt Dexn Rest #1 (Thin) Decoction 165 °F 5 min
qt Dexn Rest #2 (Thin) Decoction 200 °F 30 min
qt Mix & Mash-Out Temperature 168 °F 10 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Saflager - German Lager Yeast W-34/70
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
83%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
48 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
55 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 443 B cells required
Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
32 8 21 24 51 104
Black & Balanced profile. 0.75 tsp of Gypsum & CaCl in mash & sparge. 1tsp of 5-2 in mash & sparge
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Capped mash with dark grains after pulling thin decoction.

Avangard Pils Malt

14 brix



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