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Great Lakes Christmas Ale Clone

252 calories 24.5 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Clone Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.75 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.049 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 73% (brew house)
Source: ShingleJohn / homebrew talk forum
Calories: 252 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 24.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday October 25th 2018
1.076
1.017
7.83%
28.94
11.57
5.66
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb American - Pale 2-Row10 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 73.6%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 7.4%
1 lb German - Wheat Malt1 lb Wheat Malt 37 2 7.4%
0.25 lb American - Special Roast0.25 lb Special Roast 33 50 1.8%
0.08 lb American - Roasted Barley0.08 lb Roasted Barley 33 300 0.6%
1.25 lb Honey1.25 lb Honey - (late addition) 42 2 9.2%
13.58 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.97 oz Cascade0.97 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Boil 60 min 26.07 69.3%
0.43 oz Mount Hood0.43 oz Mount Hood Hops Pellet 4.8 Boil 10 min 2.87 30.7%
1.4 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Infusion 154 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 each 2 Cinnamon Sticks Spice Boil 1 hr.
1 oz Ginger Root Spice Boil 1 hr.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London Ale 1028
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Med-Low
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 174 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
 
Notes

Cinnamon and Ginger added to boil for the full hour; Cinnamon as full sticks Ginger peeled and cubed.

Have to make sure the beer has fully attenuated before bottling otherwise good chance of bottle bombs.

Honey to be added at Flame Out

Built mainly from this recipe:

https://www.homebrewtalk.com/forum/threads/great-lakes-christmas-ale-clone.218147/

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  • Last Updated: 2018-10-30 19:14 UTC
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