Red, White and Blue Ale

Red, White and Blue Ale
American Amber Ale
Type: Extract Date: 12/6/2011
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.91 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
End of Boil Volume 3.64 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): 38.0
Taste Notes: Unfortunately the beer was not as good as the reason it was named...ok, but too much malt to match the lighter hops. Maybe bad karma to associate anything with 9/11/2001.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 1 13.3 %
8.0 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 2 6.7 %
6 lbs Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM) Dry Extract 3 80.0 %
2.00 oz Fuggles [4.30 %] - Boil 45.0 min Hop 4 23.3 IBUs
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 5 -
2.0 pkg Dry Ale Yeast (Nottingham #) [50.28 ml] Yeast 6 -

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.0 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.4 %
Bitterness: 23.3 IBUs Calories: 176.4 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 18.6 SRM  

Mash Profile

Mash Name: My Mash Total Grain Weight: 7 lbs 8.0 oz
Sparge Water: 5.36 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

 

 

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