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Blue Spruce ESB #132

170 calories 15.5 g 12 oz
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Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Strong Bitter
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.044 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Calories: 170 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 15.5 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday October 24th 2019
1.052
1.010
5.5%
33.5
9.8
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
10 lb Briess - Pale Ale Malt 2-Row10 lb Pale Ale Malt 2-Row 36.8 3.5 88.9%
1.25 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1.25 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 11.1%
11.25 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Bullion1 oz Bullion Hops Leaf/Whole 8 Boil 60 min 26.47 66.7%
0.50 oz Chinook0.5 oz Chinook Hops Pellet 10.7 Aroma 10 min 7.06 33.3%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
4.5 gal Infusion 154 °F 60 min
3 gal Sparge 170 °F 20 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
7 oz Blue Spruce tips Herb Whirlpool 15 min.
2 tsp Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 0 min.
1 tbsp Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer Water Agt Mash 0 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 134 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: dextrose       Amount: 1.1 oz       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 1.2 Volumes
 
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

Nice balance of beer style, hop level, and spruce flavor. HIghest rated beer sampled at Dec 2019 brewclub meeting (38 pts average score). 3rd place Mountain Top Mashers Feb 2020 homebrew competition - 40 pts

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