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Cross of Saint Andrew AAA

170 calories 14.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.036 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 58% (brew house)
Source: Twelve Apostles Beer
Calories: 170 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Sunday January 17th 2016
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 81.6%
1.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 80L1.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 12.2%
0.75 lb American - Victory0.75 lb Victory 34 28 6.1%
12.25 lb / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 12.3 Boil 60 min 26.61 20%
1 oz Citra1 oz Citra Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 5 min 10.95 40%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 3.7 Whirlpool at 175 °F 17 min 0.55 40%
2.5 oz / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
16 qt Infusion 155 °F 60 min
20 qt Fly Sparge 151 °F 25 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Gypsum Water Agt Boil 1 hr.
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: Corn Sugar       Amount: 4.5 oz       CO2 Level: 2.4 Volumes
Target Water Profile
Crystal Geyser Natural Alpine Spring Water
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
52 11 9 26 14 170
Total Dissolved Solids TDS 240
*10 GA Crystal Geyser Natural Alpine Spring water, bottled at the source Johnstown N.Y. plant.
Source treatment process: Absolute micron filtration and Ozonation.
Ref. ASW Bottled Water Report 2015 Johnstown.pdf
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
  1. American Amber (Red) Ale with a sharp bite of citrusy hops.

  2. American 2-row pale ale malt, American Crystal 80L and Victory malt rounds out the grain bill. Mash temperatures in the range of 152°F to 154°F create a wort with a nice balance of fermentable and non-fermentable sugars. Homegrown Cascade whole leaf hops add grapefruit flavor and Citra whole leave hops added during the cool down add a unique aroma. Yeast: White Labs WLP001(California Ale).

  3. Cross of Saint Andrew is the 2nd of 12 brews in the Twelve Apostles beer line. Each of the 12 brews are American Amber Ales. Experimentation with water profile, temperature variations including ambient temp., grain bill, hops varieties and yeast strains provide endless opportunity to evolve and improve this beer over the year.

  4. Cascade hops Alpha Acid was age adjusted in this recipe since the details of storage and pick date are a known variable.

  5. Yeast Lot # 1022543 manufactured Dec. 31,2015 QC cell count 2.23e9/ml

  6. Actual Final Gravity (w/h calibrated precision hydrometer)1.009SG @ 64°F. Actual ABV 5.64%.
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