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Bad Santa: 2020 edition

308 calories 33.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: Strong Scotch Ale
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (ending kettle volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.073 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 63% (ending kettle)
Calories: 308 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 33.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday August 27th 2019
1.092
1.026
8.8%
29.6
35.3
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
8 lb Briess - Brewers Malt 2-Row8 lb Brewers Malt 2-Row 37 1.8 36.4%
8.50 lb Thomas Fawcett - English Pearl Pale Ale Malt8.5 lb English Pearl Pale Ale Malt 38 2.6 38.6%
2 lb Briess - Caramel Malt - 120L2 lb Caramel Malt - 120L 34.5 120 9.1%
1 lb Weyermann - Munich Type II (Dark)1 lb Munich Type II (Dark) 37 10 4.5%
0.75 lb Briess - Extra Special Malt0.75 lb Extra Special Malt 33.5 130 3.4%
0.55 lb Weyermann - Beech Smoked Barley0.55 lb Beech Smoked Barley 35 2.7 2.5%
0.80 lb Weyermann - Caramunich Type 10.8 lb Caramunich Type 1 33.5 35 3.6%
0.40 lb Briess - Chocolate0.4 lb Chocolate 25 350 1.8%
22 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.75 oz Nugget0.75 oz Nugget Hops Pellet 14 Boil 60 min 29.62 100%
0.75 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
8.6 gal Infusion 157 °F 60 min
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.50 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2.50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 each Cinnamon Sticks Spice Secondary 7 days
2 each vanilla beans Spice Secondary 7 days
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
4 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
76%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
69 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.75 (M cells / ml / ° P) 344 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 0 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Edinburgh (Scottish Ale, Malty Ale)
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
100 18 20 45 105 235
half Greeley tap set out overnight in boil kettle, half distilled.

Using half the minerals, to bring the distilled water into the desired spec.


Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Bad Santa: 2020 edition" Strong Scotch Ale beer recipe. BIAB, ABV 8.75%, IBU 29.62, SRM 35.28, Fermentables: (Brewers Malt 2-Row, English Pearl Pale Ale Malt, Caramel Malt - 120L, Munich Type II (Dark), Extra Special Malt, Beech Smoked Barley, Caramunich Type 1, Chocolate) Hops: (Nugget) Other: (Baking Soda, Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Epsom Salt, Gypsum, Cinnamon Sticks, vanilla beans)
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