Brew your best beer EVER. Save 10% on Brewer's Friend Premium today. Use code TAKE10. Sign Up ×

Xmas Beer

215 calories 22.1 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Source: Gordon Strong / Gunnar Holmes
Calories: 215 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 22.1 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday November 1st 2018
1.065
1.016
6.41%
24.76
20.62
5.42
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7 lb United Kingdom - Golden Promise7 lb Golden Promise 37 3 45.9%
2 lb German - Dark Munich2 lb Dark Munich 36 10 13.1%
2 lb Belgian - Aromatic2 lb Aromatic 33 38 13.1%
1 lb Flaked Barley1 lb Flaked Barley 32 2.2 6.6%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 80L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 80L 33 80 6.6%
1 lb German - CaraMunich II1 lb CaraMunich II 34 46 6.6%
0.25 lb United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate0.25 lb Pale Chocolate 33 207 1.6%
1 lb Honey1 lb Honey - (late addition) 42 2 6.6%
15.25 lb / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Challenger1 oz Challenger Hops Pellet 8.5 Boil 60 min 24.76 50%
1 oz Styrian Goldings1 oz Styrian Goldings Hops Pellet 5.5 Aroma 0 min 50%
2 oz / 0.00
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 each Zest of 2 Oranges Spice Whirlpool 10 min.
2 each Vanilla Beans, split scraped Spice Whirlpool 10 min.
12 each Coriander Seeds crushed Spice Whirlpool 10 min.
1 each Nutmeg whole chopped Spice Whirlpool 10 min.
8 each Allspice whole crushed Spice Whirlpool 10 min.
1 lb Honey Flavor Whirlpool 0 min.
2 tbsp Maple Syrup Flavor Whirlpool 0 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
73%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 74 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
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
Used gallon Bottles of Kroger RO Water
GS recommends 1/4 tsp 1% Phosporic Acid per 5 gallons
1 tsp CaCl in mash
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Mash 5.9 gallons Sparge 3.25 gallons
Infusion Mash at 154 deg F for 60 minutes
Mashout at 170 deg F for 15 mins

120 Minutes Boil
Bag spices and ADD at the End of the Boil for 10 Minutes
Yield about 6 gallons Wort

Add Yeast Starter to Fermenter
Chill w CounterFlow ASAP to 70 deg and Add to Fermenter



Award Winning Recipe
Last Updated and Sharing
 
274
Views
0
Brews
Recipe QR Code
  • Public: Yup, Shared
  • Last Updated: 2018-11-01 18:16 UTC
Discussion about this recipe:
You must be logged in to add comments.

If you do not yet have an account, you may register here.

Back To Top Buy Ingredients
https://www.brewersfriend.com/