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Beer Brut

298 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Experimental Beer
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.061 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Calories: 298 calories (Per 12oz)
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Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
15 lb American - Pilsner15 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 90.9%
1.5 lb American - Wheat1.5 lb Wheat 38 1.8 9.1%
16.5 lb Total      
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
0.8 oz colombus0.8 oz colombus Hops Pellet 16 Boil 60 min 43.99
0.5 oz Styrian Goldings0.5 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 15 min 4.69
0.5 oz Styrian Goldings0.5 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 5 min 1.88
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
18 qtTemperature146 °F90 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.2 qt/lb
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
50 - 55 °F
Fermentation Temp:
50 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 625 B cells required
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Target Water Profile:
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
7 3 2 5 5 25
If you can find Champagne, France profile use that.
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This beer is all in the bottling. Use the recipe above and lager for 3 weeks (week 2 as a Diacytal rest). At end of week 3 do .5 liter starter of 1.050 wort for 2 packets champagne yeast. Add to secondary fermentor and transfer. At end of 2nd ferment add silica or another fining to help clear. Let ferment for another 2 weeks at 70 F. Transfer to bottle bucket with sugar for 3.7 volumes co2. bottle into champagne bottles and crown. "Riddle" the champagne bottles over the next month. On corking day prep a frozen slush of alchohol and saltwater. Dip necks of bottles in the solution to freeze the sediment now at the top of the bottle from the "riddle". Age for 4-8 months. Pop caps and sediment should fly out. Fill lost volume with a 1:1 simple sugar solution. Cork and cage. Wait about a month to mellow. Enjoy in champagne flute.
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