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The Night Before Christmas

194 calories 18.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.3 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.059 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Brew-shido Brewing Company
Hop Utilization: 90%
Calories: 194 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 18.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Monday April 6th 2020
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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 64%
8 oz LINC Malt - Baronesse Crystal 120L8 oz Baronesse Crystal 120L 36.3 120 3.2%
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6 oz Gambrinus - Honey Malt6 oz Honey Malt 37 25 2.4%
2 oz Belgian - Special B2 oz Special B 34 115 0.8%
2 oz American - Dark Roasted Millet Malt - Gluten Free2 oz Dark Roasted Millet Malt - Gluten Free 25 300 0.8%
4 lb Apple4 lb Apple 5.6 0 25.6%
250 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Northern Brewer1.5 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 7.8 Boil 60 min 36.51 50%
1.50 oz Willamette1.5 oz Willamette Hops Pellet 4.5 Boil 1 min 0.91 50%
3 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
6.6 gal Strike 163 °F 152 °F 60 min
1 gal Sparge 170 °F 170 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 70 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
0.50 g/gal Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 9 hr.
0.50 g/gal Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 9 hr.
0.50 g/gal Gypsum Water Agt Mash 9 hr.
1 tbsp cinnamon Flavor Boil 10 min.
1 tbsp all-spice Flavor Boil 10 min.
1 tbsp ginger Flavor Boil 10 min.
 
Yeast
GigaYeast - British Ale Yeast #1
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
77%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
64 - 77 °F
Starter:
No
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 106 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 11.25 psi       Temp: 38 °F       CO2 Level: 2.5 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile II
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
150 10 80 150 160 220
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Apples cook down about 1 1/2 hours put in boil last 20 min.

spices put in boil last 10 min.

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  • Last Updated: 2020-04-06 23:07 UTC
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