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Wookiee Heavy #2

324 calories 27.7 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Wee Heavy
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 6.6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.089 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 67% (brew house)
Source: BCS
Hop Utilization: 98%
Calories: 324 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 27.7 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday February 6th 2020
1.098
1.017
10.7%
34.0
17.6
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
14 lb United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row14 lb Pale 2-Row 38 2.5 71.8%
1 lb United Kingdom - Crystal 45L1 lb Crystal 45L 34 45 5.1%
0.50 lb Munich0.5 lb Munich 37 6 2.6%
0.50 lb Honey Malt0.5 lb Honey Malt 37 25 2.6%
0.25 lb United Kingdom - Extra Dark Crystal 160L0.25 lb Extra Dark Crystal 160L 33 160 1.3%
0.25 lb United Kingdom - Pale Chocolate0.25 lb Pale Chocolate 33 207 1.3%
3 lb Muntons - Dry Malt Extract - Light3 lb Dry Malt Extract - Light 42 4.3 15.4%
19.50 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz East Kent Goldings1.5 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 60 min 21.74 50%
0.75 oz East Kent Goldings0.75 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 30 min 8.35 25%
0.75 oz East Kent Goldings0.75 oz East Kent Goldings Hops Pellet 6.1 Boil 10 min 3.94 25%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
6.49 gal Single infusion recirculating mash Infusion 154 °F 70 min
2.16 gal Fly sparge Fly Sparge 170 °F 45 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.35 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
5 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
2 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6 ml Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Boil 7 min.
 
Yeast
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (custom):
83%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
55 - 75 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 486 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 10.2 psi       Temp: 38 °F       CO2 Level: 2.4 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
City of Chicago (North) - Q1 2019
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
89.1 11 8 85.8 67.9 28.3
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes
  • Brewed on 9/19/20
  • Mash water = 6.49 gallons (24.6 liters)
  • Sparge water = 2.16 gallons (8.2 liters)
  • Expecting pre-boil volume of 6.6 gallons (25 liters) or 6.86 gallons (25.9 liters) after 4% wort expansion, actually had 26.5 liters or 7.0 gallons (could have been more too but I pulled the grain basket). Should be ~7.1 after DME addition. Was closer to 7.3.
  • Expecting mash efficiency of 84% (expanded wort with Grainfather, same with Brewer's Friend this time) which implies a pre boil gravity of 1.074, then adding [2 lb 1.6 oz] of DME to get pre-boil gravity to 1.091. I want to maintain a 1.35 quarts per pound water to grist ratio in grainfather so need to limit malt bill to 16.5 pounds. Actually only had 75% mash efficiency and hit 1.065 pre boil gravity, then added 3 pounds of DME to get to 1.081. Also extended boil to 120 minutes to try and hit target OG target. Was able to hit 1.098.
  • Mash temp settled right it at ~154F
  • Hit 19.6 plato pre boil gravity which converts to 1.081 vs. 1.091 (1.077 + .014) target so ~75% mash efficiency vs. 84% expected.
  • Expecting to boil down to 6.0 gallons so boil-off tool estimates 1.099 OG.
  • After boil had ~6.X gallons (expected 6.0) in the kettle and ~5.5 gallons made it into the fermenter.
  • Pitched the yeast starter and set fermentation chamber at 65F,
  • Packaged on 9/30/20, batch #47, FG was 1.016 (at 69F) which converts to 1.017 so 83% attenuation vs 71% avg. and 73% expected
  • Fill keg to 52.17 pounds = (1.017FG x 8.345 x 5 gallons) + 9.74 (empty keg weight)
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