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Earl Grey & Wheat IPA

247 calories 27 carbs
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Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: English IPA
Boil Time: 50 min
Batch Size: 10 liters (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 10 liters
Efficiency: 35% (steeping grains only)
Source: Own Work
Calories: 247 calories (Per 355mL)
Carbs: 27 g (Per 355mL)
Created Thursday June 20th 2013
1.074
1.021
7.03%
43.24
9.61
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
1.7 kg Liquid Malt Extract - Wheat1.7 kg Liquid Malt Extract - Wheat 35 3 63%
0.5 kg Corn Sugar - Dextrose 0.5 kg Corn Sugar - Dextrose 46 0.5 18.5%
2.2 kg Total      
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
0.5 kg United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale0.5 kg Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 18.5%
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
15 g Citra15 g Citra Hops Leaf/Whole 11 Boil 50 min 29.07 30%
10 g Citra10 g Citra Hops Leaf/Whole 11 Boil 15 min 10.11 20%
10 g Citra10 g Citra Hops Leaf/Whole 11 Boil 5 min 4.06 20%
15 g Citra15 g Citra Hops Leaf/Whole 11 Dry Hop 4 days 30%
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
6 g Earl Grey Tea Other Other 5 min.
14 g Earl Grey Tea Other Other --
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safbrew - Wheat Beer Yeast WB-06
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
72%
Flocculation:
Low
Optimum Temp:
15 - 24 °C
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
24 °C
Pitch Rate:
-
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Priming
Method: Dextrose       Amount: 8g per litre      
 
Target Water Profile
London (British Bitter, Porter)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 6 22 10 24 82
 
Notes
  1. Steep the malt and tea for 30 mins at 60-65 deg C.
  2. Add the LME and sugar, top up with hot water and bring to boil, adding hops and tea as instructed.
  3. Chill to 22 deg C and pitch yeast.
  4. Once fermentation has calmed down, dry hop for 4+ days and add the last addition of tea 48hrs prior to bottling.

    The first addition of Earl Grey Tea is during the steep, with the Maris Otter Malt. This equates to three average tea bags.

    The second addition of Earl Grey Tea (around 7 tea bags) prior to racking to bottles, for a duration of the last 48 hours.

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    This is an experimental batch, please feel free to comment.
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  • Last Updated: 2013-06-21 07:59 UTC
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ddddddd 10/28/2018 at 05:56pm
I'm trying to collect information on Earl Grey beers to understand appropriate dosing of the tea.

How "Earl Grey"-y did this one come out? And/or, did you experience any "tea-like" bitterness? (eg. From the tannin in the tea)

Any and all feedback would be greatly appreciated! Thank you! :)



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