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Saint Philip the Serpent Killer AAA

170 calories 14.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Amber Ale
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.75 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Source: Twelve Apostles Beer
Calories: 170 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 14.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday April 23rd 2016
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11 lb American - Pale 2-Row11 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 84.6%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 7.7%
1 lb American - Victory1 lb Victory 34 28 7.7%
13 lb / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
6 g Magnum6 g Magnum Hops Pellet 12.3 Boil 58 min 9.57 8%
6 g Magnum6 g Magnum Hops Pellet 12.3 Boil 50 min 9.17 8%
6 g Magnum6 g Magnum Hops Pellet 12.3 Boil 45 min 8.86 8%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 3.7 Boil 10 min 4.52 38%
1 oz Lemondrop1 oz Lemondrop Hops Pellet 4.4 Aroma 0.25 min 0.18 38%
74.7 g / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
16 qt Infusion 152 °F 60 min
20 qt Fly Sparge 154 °F 30 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 g Whirlfloc Fining Boil 5 min.
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 94 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: Corn Sugar       Amount: 4.1       CO2 Level: 2.3 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
10 GA Crystal Geyser Natural Alpine Spring Water, bottled at the source Johnstown N.Y. plant.
Source treatment process: Absolute micron filtration and ozonation
pH: 8.1, Hardness Calcium: 130, hardness total: 180, TDS: 240. Ref. ASW Bottled Water Report 2015 Johnstown.pdf
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

Batch #12A-5A
American Amber(Red)Ale with a sharp bite of hops and a lemon kick in the tail
American 2-row pale ale malt, American Crystal 60L, Victory malt rounds out the grain bill. Mash temperatures in the range of 152°F to 154°F creating a wort with a nice balance of fermentable and non-fermentable sugars.
Magnum hops adds a balanced bitterness, homegrown whole leaf Cascade hops adds a distinctive grapefruit flavor and Lemon Drop hops during flameout adds a special aroma.
Yeast: White Labs California Ale WLP001 PurePitch Lot #1025150 Manuf. April 12, 2016. QC cell count 2.82e9/ml slurry.
Saint Philip the Serpent Killer is the 5th of 12 brews in the Twelve Apostles beer line. Each of these 12 brews are American Amber Ales. Experimentation with water profile, temperature variations including mash temp., grain bill, ambient temp., hops varieties and yeast strains provide endless opportunity to learn about and improve this beer over the year.
Homegrown Cascade hops Alpha Acid has been age adjusted in this recipe since details of storage and pick date are a known variable.
Bitterness to starting gravity ratio (IBU [32.3] divided by OG [52]) = [.62]. (0.5 to 0.7 for a balanced amber).
Actual Final Gravity (w/h calibrated precision hydrometer) = 1.008.
Actual ABV = 5.64%.
All test equipment calibrated prior to use.

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