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Kerstbier (Dutch Christmas Beer)

249 calories 25.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Winter Seasonal Beer
Boil Time: 70 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 249 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 25.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday December 1st 2016
1.075
1.018
7.51%
45.23
38.45
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11 lb German - Pale Ale11 lb Pale Ale 39 2.3 73%
1.10 lb Belgian - Biscuit1.1 lb Biscuit 35 23 7.3%
12.35 oz German - CaraMunich I12.35 oz CaraMunich I 34 39 5.1%
10.60 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 120L10.6 oz Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 4.4%
3.50 oz German - Chocolate Wheat3.5 oz Chocolate Wheat 31 413 1.5%
3.50 oz German - Carafa I3.5 oz Carafa I 32 340 1.5%
1.10 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Dark (275L)1.1 lb Belgian Candi Sugar - Dark (275L) 38 275 7.3%
15.07 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
18 g Magnum18 g Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 31.47 25.7%
26 g East Kent Goldings26 g East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 15 min 7.52 37.1%
26 g East Kent Goldings26 g East Kent Goldings Hops Leaf/Whole 5 Whirlpool at 200 °F 20 min 6.24 37.1%
70 g / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
8.7 gal Temperature 152 °F 70 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
10 g Star Anis Spice Boil 10 min.
2 each Cinnamon Stick Spice Boil 10 min.
1 tsp Nutmeg Spice Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 284 B cells required
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Priming
Method: Forced Carb      
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile II
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
150 10 80 150 160 220
Actual number are slightly different:
Ca - 102
Mg- 16
Na- 48
Cl- 100
SO4- 104
Bicarbonate- 216.55
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

*Add the candies sugar into the boil 5 min before flame out

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  • Last Updated: 2016-12-01 10:20 UTC
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