Doc's Root Beer Beer Recipe | All Grain Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer by How3ll | Brewer's Friend
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Doc's Root Beer

253 calories 37.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Boil Time: 30 min
Batch Size: 2.75 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 3.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.003 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 78% (brew house)
Source: Derek Howell
Calories: 253 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 37.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Tuesday July 19th 2016
1.074
1.034
5.3%
31.4
21.0
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
3 lb Brown Sugar3 lb Brown Sugar - (late boil kettle addition) 45 15 63.2%
0.50 lb Turbinado0.5 lb Turbinado - (late boil kettle addition) 44 10 10.5%
1 lb Molasses1 lb Molasses - (late boil kettle addition) 36 80 21.1%
4 oz Maltodextrin4 oz Maltodextrin 39 0 5.3%
4.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Simcoe0.5 oz Simcoe Hops Leaf/Whole 13.2 Boil 15 min 53.36 100%
0.50 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
18 tbsp Sassafras Flavor Boil 30 min.
10 tbsp Sasparilla Flavor Boil 30 min.
4 tbsp Ginger Root Flavor Boil 30 min.
4 tbsp Hops Flavor Boil 30 min.
4 tbsp Birch Bark Flavor Boil 30 min.
4 tbsp Cherry Bark Flavor Boil 30 min.
4 each Cinnamon Stick Spice Boil 30 min.
0.25 tsp Salt Water Agt Boil 30 min.
12 tbsp Wintergreen Leaf Flavor Boil 15 min.
4 tbsp Licorice Root Flavor Boil 15 min.
4 tbsp Dandelion Root Flavor Boil 15 min.
1 tbsp Juniper Berries Spice Boil 15 min.
8 each Star Anise Spice Boil 15 min.
0.50 tsp Nutmeg Spice Boil 15 min.
2 oz Vanilla Extract Flavor Primary 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Champagne Yeast WLP715
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
57%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
70 - 75 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
73 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 94 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: Keg       Amount: 18psi @ 38F       CO2 Level: 3 Volumes
"Doc's Root Beer" Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer recipe by Derek Howell. All Grain, ABV 5.25%, IBU 31.39, SRM 21.01, Fermentables: (Brown Sugar, Turbinado, Molasses, Maltodextrin) Hops: (Simcoe) Other: (Sassafras, Sasparilla, Ginger Root, Hops, Birch Bark, Cherry Bark, Cinnamon Stick, Salt, Wintergreen Leaf, Licorice Root, Dandelion Root, Juniper Berries, Star Anise, Nutmeg, Vanilla Extract)
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