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Biro 2 Hill 42

201 calories 19.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Pale Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: yeroC beeR
Calories: 201 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday May 11th 2018
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7 lb Belgian - Pilsner7 lb Pilsner 37 1.6 58.3%
4 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale4 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 33.3%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 15L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 15L 35 15 8.3%
12 lb / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Simcoe0.5 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 First Wort 0 min 27.1 8.3%
0.50 oz Simcoe0.5 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 30 min 17.7 8.3%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 0 min 16.7%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 3 days 33.3%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 3 days 33.3%
6 oz / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Infusion 154 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 oz Whirlfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
1 Each
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 234 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
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

The Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a very unevenly edited book and contains many passages that simply seemed to its editors like a good idea at the time. One of these (the one Arthur now came across) supposedly relates the experiences of one Veet Voojagig, a quiet young student at the University of Maximegalon, who pursued a brilliant academic career studying ancient philology, transformational ethics and the wave harmonic theory of historical perception, and then, after a night of drinking Pan Galactic Gargle Blasters with Zaphod Beeblebrox, became increasingly obsessed with the problem of what had happened to all the biros he’d bought over the past few years.
There followed a long period of painstaking research during which he visited all the major centres of biro loss throughout the galaxy and eventually came up with a quaint little theory which quite caught the public imagination at the time. Somewhere in the cosmos, he said, along with all the planets inhabited by humanoids, reptiloids, fishoids, walking treeoids and superintelligent shades of the colour blue, there was also a planet entirely given over to biro life forms. And it was to this planet that unattended biros would make their way, slipping away quietly through wormholes in space to a world where they knew they could enjoy a uniquely biroid lifestyle, responding to highly biro-oriented stimuli, and generally leading the biro equivalent of the good life.
And as theories go this was all very fine and pleasant until Veet Voojagig suddenly claimed to have found this planet, and to have worked there for a while driving a limousine for a family of cheap green retractables, whereupon he was taken away, locked up, wrote a book, and was finally sent into tax exile, which is the usual fate reserved for those who are determined to make a fool of themselves in public.
When one day an expedition was sent to the spatial coordinates that Voojagig had claimed for this planet they discovered only a small asteroid inhabited by a solitary old man who claimed repeatedly that nothing was true, though he was later discovered to be lying.
There did, however, remain the question of both the mysterious 60,000 Altairan dollars paid yearly into his Brantisvogan bank account, and of course Zaphod Beeblebrox’s highly profitable second-hand biro business.

OG 1.071

added a gallon filtered water after sparge & cooldown

4.5 gallons of wort + 1 gallon of water = 5.5 gallons
4.5/5.5 = .82 or 82% was 1.071 wort, 1/5.5 = .18 or 18% 1.000 water
.82*(1.071-1.000) + 1.000 = 1.058 is the new OG

OG 1.058
FG 1.010

ABV 6.3%

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