La Morena

La Morena
American Amber Ale
Type: Extract Date: 12/6/2011
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal Brewer: Jon Griffin
Boil Size: 5.72 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment
End of Boil Volume 5.20 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 5.00 gal Est Mash Efficiency 0.0 %
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Taste Rating(out of 50): 41.0
Taste Notes: Slight malt nose, very smooth and drinkable.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
12.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 1 13.0 %
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - First Wort 60.0 min Hop 2 23.0 IBUs
3 lbs Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 3 52.2 %
1 lbs Amber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM) Dry Extract 4 17.4 %
1 lbs Dark Dry Extract (17.5 SRM) Dry Extract 5 17.4 %
1.00 oz Mt Hood [4.10 %] - Boil 20.0 min Hop 6 9.4 IBUs
0.25 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 mins) Fining 7 -
1.0 pkg East Coast Ale (White Labs #WLP008) [35.49 ml] Yeast 8 -

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.044 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.044 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.3 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.2 %
Bitterness: 32.5 IBUs Calories: 145.8 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 15.0 SRM  

Mash Profile

Mash Name: My Mash Total Grain Weight: 5 lbs 12.0 oz
Sparge Water: 6.92 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.20

 

Sparge Step: Remove grains, and prepare to boil wort
Mash Notes:

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Bottle Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 4.20 oz Carbonation Used: Bottle with 4.20 oz Corn Sugar
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 F Age for: 30.00 days
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

Notes

I was using up my malt extract as I almost always do all grain now, but this is worth a 2nd batch.

 

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