Alt Beer

Alt Beer
Altbier
Type: All Grain Date: 2/6/2010
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.00 gal Brewer: Steve Gruver
Boil Size: 8.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (15 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (10 Gal)
End of Boil Volume 7.28 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 6.00 gal Est Mash Efficiency 87.5 %
Fermentation: My Aging Profile Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0
Taste Notes:

Ingredients

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
9 lbs 12.8 oz Pilsner (Weyermann) (1.7 SRM) Grain 1 85.3 %
1 lbs Munich (Dingemans) (7.0 SRM) Grain 2 8.7 %
4.0 oz Carafa II (Weyermann) (415.0 SRM) Grain 3 2.2 %
4.0 oz Caramunich Malt (56.0 SRM) Grain 4 2.2 %
3.0 oz Pale Chocolate (Fawcett) (200.0 SRM) Grain 5 1.6 %
1.76 oz Vanguard [5.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 24.5 IBUs
1.0 pkg Cry Havoc (White Labs #WLP862) [35.00 ml] Yeast 7 -

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.068 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.009 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.0 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.8 %
Bitterness: 24.5 IBUs Calories: 227.4 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 13.8 SRM  

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 11 lbs 7.8 oz
Sparge Water: 6.50 gal Grain Temperature: 35.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 60.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.20

 

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 14.70 qt of water at 173.3 F 152.0 F 60 min
Sparge Step: Batch sparge with 2 steps (2.10gal, 4.40gal) of 168.0 F water
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: 4.53 oz Carbonation Used: Bottle with 4.53 oz Corn Sugar
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 F Age for: 28.00 days
Fermentation: My Aging Profile Storage Temperature: 52.0 F

Notes

 

 

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