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Super Strong Barleywine

549 calories 53.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American Barleywine
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.053 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 47% (brew house)
Source: Daniel and Greg
Calories: 549 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 53.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday September 19th 2013
1.162
1.039
16.2%
262.9
10.5
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 28.2%
15 lb United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale15 lb Maris Otter Pale 38 3.75 42.3%
7 oz German - Acidulated Malt7 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 1.2%
6 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose6 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose - (late boil kettle addition) 46 0.5 16.9%
4 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light4 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light - (late boil kettle addition) 42 4 11.3%
35.44 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Chinook2 oz Chinook Hops Pellet 11.8 Boil 90 min 85.19 16.7%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Leaf/Whole 10 Boil 75 min 32.06 8.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 50.62 8.3%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 45 min 21.68 8.3%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 30 min 25.93 8.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 15 min 25.12 8.3%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 10 min 12.24 8.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 5 min 10.09 8.3%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 0 min 8.3%
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 0 min 8.3%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 0 min 8.3%
12 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
27.5 qt Infusion 150 °F 75 min
9 qt Fly Sparge 168 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.1 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Clarity-ferm Other Primary 0 min.
0.50 tsp yeast nutrient Other Boil 10 min.
0.50 each whirfloc Other Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
76%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
57 - 70 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 953 B cells required
Wlp099 Super High Gravity
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
0%
Flocculation:
Optimum Temp:
0 - 0 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 953 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Bru'n Water Amber Balanced
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
58 5 10 62 70 36
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Brewed 10/14/2013. Hit 1.093 on the boil efficiency. Brew had a few hiccups. The main one being that the false bottom got clogged with hops and hot break and caused about a gallon or so of wort to be left over in the kettle. We had to stir with a sanitized spoon and remove the gunk in order to get the flow going. Efficiency suffered because of this but it's probably ok. We might use a mixture of DME and corn sugar to bump the beer up as that will add a bit more body without drying it out too much. Also used fermcap for the first time in the boil and it seemed to work pretty well keeping down the foam. Temps were kept low on 10/14 and 10/15. Mornin of 10/16 I looked and the temp had crept up to about 69F so I cooled it back down to about 64F. Hopefully it wasn't there for too long and negatively effected things. 10/17 the temp in the morning had drifted back up to about 68F. I chilled it back down to about 64 and the krausen seems to have dropped quite a bit. 10/18 I pitched the wlp99 as well as a pound of DME with nutrient and ferm-k which brought the beer volume up to about 4.5 gallons. It's sitting at about 67F currently. 10/18 added another pound of DME in the evening which probably added about 3 cups of volume. 10/19 topped off with another pound of DME and yeast nutrient. I believe I am right at about 5 gallons now. 10/20 I started the corn sugar additions. Did 8oz in water in the morning and evening. 10/21 in the morning I added half a pound of corn sugar with fermen-k and in the evening I added the other half pound. 10/22 topped off with another half pound in the morning and took a reading in the evening which put it at 1.040. Decided to hold off on another addition until it dropped down more. 10/23 it was at 1.036 so I added another half pound of corn sugar. 10/24 reading was 1.032 and I added a half pound more of corn sugar in the evening. Afternoon of 10/25 I added a half pound more sugar and the reading was 1.030 before hand. 10/26 added a half pound of corn sugar in the evening, took a gravity reading before which read 1.030.10/28 I took a reading which put it at 1.032 and I topped off with a half a pound of corn sugar. It seems like a lot of yeast has dropped it out this might actually be it. 10/30/13 I made a liter starter of champagne yeast and then pitched in the brew. I was hoping to do it at high krausen but I think I missed the window. I need to take a reading after all the sediment drops out from the shaking. Reading was 1.035. 11/1/2013 took a reading which put the brew at 1.032. I added a pound of corn sugar in also to see if anything will happen. 11/3/2013 took a gravity reading which put it at 1.040. Learned the champagne yeast I used might not have been the right type so I made about a .8 liter starter of different yeast and pitched it on 11/7/2013. Took a reading on 11/13 and had no movement in gravity. Racked to secondary, which is a corny keg with an airlock attached to the gas out side, on 11/15/2013. Intend on leaving it there for a while. 12/12/13 I pulled about 1.5 pints off of the bottom of the keg to try and get some of the yeast sediment out of the secondary. Took a reading and it's still sitting at about 1.040. I also added 3oz of oak cubes which I soaked in some Jameson for a couple days before. I put them in a mesh bag so they wouldn't clog up the corny keg. 1/26/14 racked out of the storage keg into another keg for force carbing purposes, this also stopped the oaking process.

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