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Saint Matthew the Tax Collector AAA

175 calories 12.8 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: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.042 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Source: Twelve Apostles Beer
Calories: 175 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 12.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created Saturday June 25th 2016
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11 lb American - Pale 2-Row11 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 81.5%
1 lb American - Victory1 lb Victory 34 28 7.4%
1.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 60L1.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 60L 34 60 11.1%
13.5 lb / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 12.4 Boil 60 min 22.98 20%
0.50 oz Cascade0.5 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7.2 Boil 3 min 1.51 20%
0.50 oz Sorachi Ace0.5 oz Sorachi Ace Hops Leaf/Whole 14.1 Aroma 3 min 2.95 20%
1 oz Ahtanum1 oz Ahtanum Hops Leaf/Whole 5.3 Whirlpool at 175 °F 0 min 7.22 40%
2.5 oz / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
16 qt Infusion 152 °F 60 min
20 qt Fly Sparge 156 °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 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 10 min.
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Fermentation Temp:
72 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: Corn Sugar       Amount: 4       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 47 170
Target water profile:
Total Dissolved Solids TDS [240] Hardness Calcium [130]
pH [8.1]
*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
*Gypsum used to add sulfate "crispness" to the hop bitterness. 1-tsp. in 7.5 gallons = +33 ppm sulfate.
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

Batch #12A-7A
Saint Matthew the Tax Collector is the 7th of 12 brew sessions 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 period of 1 year (2016).
American Amber(Red) Ale with a sharp bite from a carefully chosen selection of aroma hops.
American 2-row pale ale malt, American Crystal 60L and Victory malt rounds out the grain bill.
Magnum hops adds a balanced bitterness, whole leaf Cascade and Sorachi Ace hops adds a distinctive grapefruit and citrus flavor, Ahtanum hops adds a distinctive grapefruit, citrus, floral aroma.
Mash temperatures in the range of 152°F to 156°F creating a wort with a nice balance of fermentable and non-fermentable sugars.
White Labs California Ale WLP001 PurePitch Lot # 1026131 Manuf. June 1, 2016. QC cell count 2.01e9/ml slurry.
Bitterness to starting gravity ratio (IBU [34.67] divided by OG [54]) = [.64]. (0.5 to 0.7 for a balanced amber).
All test equipment calibrated prior to use, samples temp. adjusted.

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