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Common Amber

189 calories 20.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: California Common
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 30% (brew house)
Source: Sam Kornstein
Calories: 189 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 20.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday February 23rd 2017
1.057
1.016
5.4%
36.4
13.2
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Dry Malt Extract - Amber8 lb Dry Malt Extract - Amber 42 10 91.4%
0.75 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 120L0.75 lb Caramel / Crystal 120L 33 120 8.6%
8.75 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Northern Brewer1 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 7.8 Boil 90 min 27.45 50%
0.75 oz Cascade0.75 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 15 min 8.57 37.5%
0.25 oz Saaz0.25 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 3 min 0.36 12.5%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
10 qt Temperature -- 122 °F 30 min
2 qt Infusion -- 134 °F 20 min
2 qt Infusion -- 150 °F 30 min
2 qt Infusion -- 158 °F 10 min
2 qt Sparge -- 170 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 2 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Wyeast - California Lager 2112
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
69%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
58 - 68 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
60 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 112 B cells required
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Priming
Method: Priming sugar       Amount: 5oz      
 
Notes

Bring 2.5 gallons of water to 130 degrees. Add grains to mash tun to attain a temperature of 122 degrees (30 min).
Slowly adding boiling water to bring the mash to: 134 degrees (20 min), 150 degrees (30 min), 158 degrees (10min).
Add heat to raise temperature to 170 degrees.
Sparge with 3 gallons of 170 degree water.
Bring wort to a boil
Add 1 oz Northern Brewer 9% AAU hops (@90 min)
Add 0.75 oz Cascade 5.5% AAU hops (@15 min)
Add 0.25 oz Saaz 3.5% AAU hops (@3 min)
Cool wort to 70 degrees
Pitch WYeast California Lager Yeast 2112

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