Dave's Whup-Ass Dark Ale

Dave's Whup-Ass Dark Ale
American Brown Ale
Type: Partial Mash Date: 12/6/2011
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.00 gal Brewer: David L. Fore
Boil Size: 5.22 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
End of Boil Volume 4.75 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 6.00 gal Est Mash Efficiency 85.4 %
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0
Taste Notes: Excellent, malty, just plain old GOOD!

Ingredients

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
6.00 gal Pittsburgh, PA Water 1 -
2 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 2 20.1 %
1 lbs Rice Syrup Solids (0.0 SRM) Grain 3 10.1 %
10.1 oz Roasted Barley, American, 300 L (3.0 SRM) Grain 4 6.3 %
3 lbs Munton's Plain Dark Malt 60 (60.0 SRM) Dry Extract 5 30.2 %
3 lbs 4.8 oz Munton's Unhopped AMBER Malt Extract (18.0 SRM) Extract 6 33.2 %
2.00 oz Cascade [4.40 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 7 23.9 IBUs
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 30.0 mins) Fining 8 -
1.00 oz Saaz [3.60 %] - Aroma Steep 15.0 min Hop 9 0.0 IBUs
1.0 pkg German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) [35.49 ml] Yeast 10 -

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.052 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.062 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.2 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.8 %
Bitterness: 23.9 IBUs Calories: 206.7 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 20.3 SRM  

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Temperature Mash, 2 Step, Full Body Total Grain Weight: 9 lbs 14.9 oz
Sparge Water: 4.77 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.20

 

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Protein Rest Add 4.54 qt of water at 130.4 F 122.0 F 30 min
Saccharification Heat to 158.0 F over 15 min 158.0 F 30 min
Mash Out Heat to 168.0 F over 10 min 168.0 F 10 min
Sparge Step: Fly sparge with 4.77 gal water at 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Two step profile with a protein rest for mashes with unmodified grains or adjuncts. Temperature mash for use when mashing in a brew pot over a heat source such as the stove. Use heat to maintain desired temperature during the mash.

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Bottle Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 5.03 oz Carbonation Used: Bottle with 5.03 oz Corn Sugar
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 F Age for: 30.00 days
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

Notes

This is a keeper!

 

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