Colonial Ale 1

Colonial Ale 1
American Brown Ale
Type: All Grain Date: 12/6/2011
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal Brewer: Doug
Boil Size: 6.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
End of Boil Volume 5.46 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 56.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 5.00 gal Est Mash Efficiency 58.8 %
Fermentation: Doug's Profile Taste Rating(out of 50): 40.0
Taste Notes: Excellent!!

Ingredients

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
7 lbs Brown Malt (65.0 SRM) Grain 1 46.5 %
7 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM) Grain 2 46.5 %
1 lbs Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 3 6.6 %
1.0 oz Peat Smoked Malt (2.8 SRM) Grain 4 0.4 %
1.00 oz Mt. Hood [4.20 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 15.1 IBUs
1.00 oz Chinook [11.90 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 6 8.5 IBUs
1.0 pkg Southwold Ale (White Labs #WLP025) [35.00 ml] Yeast 7 -

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.058 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.010 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.4 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 0.6 %
Bitterness: 23.6 IBUs Calories: 32.0 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 33.9 SRM  

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body Total Grain Weight: 15 lbs 1.0 oz
Sparge Water: 0.72 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
Mash In Add 18.82 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F 60 min
Mash Out Add 10.54 qt of water at 196.6 F 168.0 F 10 min
Sparge Step: Fly sparge with 0.72 gal water at 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

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: 28.00 days
Fermentation: Doug's Profile Storage Temperature: 52.0 F

Notes

My recipe actually used Gambrinus Honey Malt instead of the biscuit malt.

 

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