Brent's Brown Ale

Brent's Brown Ale
American Brown Ale
Type: All Grain Date: 12/6/2011
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.60 gal Brewer: Brent Gibson
Boil Size: 8.56 gal Asst Brewer: Dana Gibson
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment
End of Boil Volume 7.28 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 6.60 gal Est Mash Efficiency 74.2 %
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Taste Rating(out of 50): 38.0
Taste Notes: Almost honeyish flavous. Very nice after dinner beer.

Ingredients

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
9 lbs 4.2 oz J.W Pale Malt (2.5 SRM) Grain 1 72.2 %
2 lbs 3.3 oz Pale Malt, Golden Promise (Thomas Fawcett) (3.0 SRM) Grain 2 17.2 %
1 lbs 1.6 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 3 8.6 %
4.2 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 4 2.1 %
0.53 oz Nugget [11.20 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 17.5 IBUs
0.88 oz Williamette [4.70 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 6 9.4 IBUs
0.25 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 7 -
0.88 oz Williamette [4.70 %] - Boil 15.0 min Hop 8 6.1 IBUs
1.0 pkg American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [1000.00 ml] Yeast 9 -
0.53 oz Fuggles [5.00 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 10 0.0 IBUs

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.049 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.045 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.009 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.2 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.6 %
Bitterness: 33.1 IBUs Calories: 148.2 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 15.6 SRM  

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Double Infusion, Medium Body Total Grain Weight: 12 lbs 13.3 oz
Sparge Water: 4.64 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

 

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Protein Rest Add 11.56 qt of water at 132.1 F 122.0 F 20 min
Saccrification Add 10.27 qt of water at 185.5 F 149.0 F 60 min
Sparge Step: Fly sparge with 4.64 gal water at 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Double step infusion - for medium body beers requiring a protein rest. Used primarily in beers high in unmodified grains or adjuncts.

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 13.72 PSI Carbonation Used: Keg with 13.72 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F Age for: 30.00 days
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

Notes

 

 

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