Wee Heavy Beer Recipe | BIAB Wee Heavy by fzbjoe | Brewer's Friend
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Wee Heavy

325 calories 35.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Wee Heavy
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.065 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Joe Sanders
Calories: 325 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 35.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Saturday December 10th 2016
1.097
1.027
9.2%
28.0
18.6
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
16 lb United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row16 lb Pale 2-Row 38 2.5 86.3%
18 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 40L18 oz Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 6.1%
14 oz American - Munich - Light 10L14 oz Munich - Light 10L 33 10 4.7%
7 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 120L7 oz Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 2.4%
1.50 oz United Kingdom - Roasted Barley1.5 oz Roasted Barley 29 550 0.5%
296.50 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Kent Goldings1.5 oz Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 60 min 25 75%
0.50 oz Kent Goldings0.5 oz Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 5 Boil 10 min 3.02 25%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
8 gal 164F Strike temp Temperature -- 154 °F 60 min
mash out Temperature -- 168 °F 10 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each whirfloc tablet Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast WLP028
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 70 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 219 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: keg       CO2 Level: 2 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Edinburgh (Scottish Ale, Malty Ale)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
100 18 20 45 105 235
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

RVA 141 Scotch Ale (McEwans): Produces the famous malty beers of Scotland, including the winter warmer, Wee Heavy.

Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 70-75%
Suggested fermentation temperature: 65-70º F
Alcohol Tolerance: High (11%)

og - 1.092
fg - 1.018
ABV - 9.71%

12/25/16 - mash only. collected 6.5 gallons. kept sealed in fridge until brew day.
12/26/16 - completed boil. collected just under 5 gallons
1/08/17 - cold crash at 35F
1/13/17 - Kegged 15 PSI

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