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Brown Bear

226 calories 23.3 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Brown Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Mosher Mash
Calories: 226 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 23.3 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday January 23rd 2016
1.068
1.017
6.76%
46.01
20.38
n/a
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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9 lb American - Pale Ale9 lb Pale Ale 37 3.5 66.1%
1 lb American - Rye1 lb Rye 38 3.5 7.3%
12 oz Belgian - Special B12 oz Special B 34 115 5.5%
1 lb United Kingdom - Amber1 lb Amber 32 27 7.3%
0.50 lb American - Pale 2-Row0.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 3.7%
6 oz United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate6 oz Pale Chocolate 33 207 2.8%
1 lb Brun Leger Soft Candi Sugar1 lb Brun Leger Soft Candi Sugar - (late addition) 42 22 7.3%
13.63 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.25 oz Pacific Jade0.25 oz Pacific Jade Hops Pellet 14.2 Boil 60 min 14.9 5.3%
0.50 oz Columbus0.5 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 16.6 Boil 20 min 11.84 10.5%
0.50 oz Pacific Jade0.5 oz Pacific Jade Hops Pellet 13.5 Boil 20 min 9.63 10.5%
0.50 oz Columbus0.5 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 16.6 Boil 5 min 5.65 10.5%
1 oz azacca1 oz azacca Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 1 min 1.73 21.1%
1 oz hbc-4381 oz hbc-438 Hops Pellet 16.6 Boil 1 min 2.26 21.1%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Dry Hop 5 days 21.1%
4.75 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
14 qt Strike 14qt at 165-166F. Infusion 152 °F 60 min
5 gal Fly sparge to collect 7.5-8gal. Fly Sparge 180 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.2 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 each Whirfloc Fining Boil 20 min.
0.50 tsp Wyeast Nutrient Other Boil 20 min.
0.50 oz Sweet Orange Peel Spice Boil 5 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 346 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Amber, skewed hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 10 20 65 100 125
To treat 7-9gal distilled water, add:

1tsp CaCO3, 0.5tsp Baking Soda, 1tsp Gypsum, 1.25tsp CaCl, 0.75tsp Epsom salt.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

I have a feeling this recipe is trying to do too much. Only one way to find out, and that's to brew it.

Make 1L starter with smaller jar (~200ml) of WY1272 slurry, 2G, from December's red ale, about 24-26hr ahead of time and pitch whole thing at high krausen after oxygenating for 50sec.

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  • Last Updated: 2016-10-08 15:43 UTC
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