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Schwarzbier

181 calories 18.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: BIAB
Style: International Dark Lager
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.8 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.045 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 78% (brew house)
Calories: 181 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday April 1st 2020
1.055
1.013
5.5%
33.3
29.3
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
7.25 lb German - Pilsner7.25 lb Pilsner 38 1.6 68.2%
2 lb American - Munich - Dark 20L2 lb Munich - Dark 20L 33 20 18.8%
8 oz German - Carafa III8 oz Carafa III 32 535 4.7%
6 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 40L6 oz Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 3.5%
0.25 lb Briess - Organic Chocolate Malt0.25 lb Organic Chocolate Malt 33.6 350 2.4%
0.25 lb German - Acidulated Malt0.25 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 2.4%
10.62 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 27.04 33.3%
1 oz Saaz1 oz Saaz Hops Pellet 3.5 Boil 15 min 6.26 66.7%
1.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
8 gal Batch Sparge 162 °F 152 °F 60 min
 
Yeast
White Labs - German Ale/ Kölsch Yeast WLP029
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
75%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
65 - 69 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
-
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 99 B cells required
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Priming
CO2 Level: 0 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
16811
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Make a starter and save some for later use. Yeast starter was not good at flocculation. Used 1L into wort.

Brewed 4/11/20
Mash temp 152 F
1.040 Pre Boil Gravity
pH=5.6 (ok for dark beer)
1/2 gallon grain loss absorption
2 gallon boil off (75 min boil)
OG= 1.055
10 days then cold crashed and added gelatin.
2 days cold crashed then burst carbed for 1 day
First taste was smooth with coffee and chocolate notes

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