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Spiced Winter Ale

304.73 calories 32.83 g 330 ml
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Winter Seasonal Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 20 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 30 liters
Post Boil Size: 24 liters
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)

Calories: (Per 330ml)
Carbs: (Per 330ml)
Created Tuesday February 7th 2017
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
0.10 kg American - Chocolate0.1 kg Chocolate 29 350 1.2%
0.50 kg United Kingdom - Amber0.5 kg Amber 32 27 5.9%
0.50 kg American - Caramel / Crystal 120L0.5 kg Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 5.9%
6 kg Canadian - Pale 2-Row6 kg Pale 2-Row 36 1.75 70.6%
0.25 kg Apple0.25 kg Apple 5.6 0 2.9%
0.25 kg Raisins (dried)0.25 kg Raisins (dried) 29.25 0 2.9%
0.90 kg Molasses0.9 kg Molasses 36 80 10.6%
8.5 kg / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
30 g Challenger30 g Challenger Hops Pellet 6.5 Boil 60 min 22.54 100%
30 g / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
24 L Fly Sparge 69 °C 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 3 L/kg
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3 each cinnamon sticks Spice Boil 15 min.
30 g Ginger Grated fresh Spice Boil 15 min.
3 each cloves Whole Spice Boil 15 min.
0.50 tsp Nutmeg Grated Spice Boil 15 min.
1 tsp yeast nutrient Water Agt Boil 15 min.
0.50 tsp Super moss Fining Boil 15 min.
Fermentis - Safbrew - Specialty Ale Yeast T-58
1 Each
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
12 - 25 °C
Fermentation Temp:
17 °C
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 218 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: dextrose       Amount: 120       CO2 Level: 6 g/l
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

Add apples, raisins, and molasses at 15 min with the spices. Fruit should be chopped finely. You can also sub apples and raisins for other dried fruit to taste.

If subbing for fresh fruit you will have to increase the amounts.

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  • Last Updated: 2019-11-08 14:43 UTC
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zealot 11/04/2017 at 07:20pm
5 of 5

I have specifically registered to leave this comment. This ale liked my wife, but she does not like beer. Strong, warm, fragrant, with a pleasant aftertaste. Thanks for the great recipe!

Bdkatz 12/03/2018 at 05:58pm
When do you add the raisins, apples and mollases? No real direction for that step in the recipe

liriodendron 12/04/2018 at 06:37pm
Add fruit at 15 min with the spices in a hop sock. You can sub for any other fruit fresh or dried to taste.

Suur 11/08/2019 at 02:33pm
How do you use apples? Dried like a raisins? Chopped?

liriodendron 11/08/2019 at 02:41pm
Suur the amounts listed for fruit are for dried. You can use fresh if you prefer but you will have to up your amounts. I use a dried fruit medley from the grocery store that has apple, pear, raisins, peach, and apricot because it's easy. But you can certainly use what ever you prefer.

liriodendron 11/25/2019 at 03:12am

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