Brown Ale #2 11/01/2009
American Brown Ale

 

Type: All Grain

Date: 11/1/2009

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Brewer: jomebrew
Boil Size: 7.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot 15g and Cooler (48 qt)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 58.00
Taste Notes: Brown is very tasty. Different than the other brews. Hight OG and good mash temp seemed to be a little crisper. Coffee and chocloate hints. little nutty. malt well balanced with bitter. No alcohol taste. Nice hoppy elements but not overwhelming.
 

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.88 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 86.14 %
1.25 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 9.90 %
0.25 lb Chocolate (Briess) (350.0 SRM) Grain 1.98 %
0.25 lb Chocolate,Pale Malt (250.0 SRM) Grain 1.98 %
1.00 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (60 min) Hops 18.7 IBU
0.53 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (10 min) Hops 3.6 IBU
0.18 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (10 min) Hops 2.2 IBU
0.60 oz Liberty [4.30 %] (0 min) Hops -
1 Pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast-Ale
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04) Yeast-Ale

 

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.048 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.048 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.82 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.95 %
Bitterness: 24.5 IBU Calories: 211 cal/pint
Est Color: 20.3 SRM Color:
Color
 

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 12.63 lb
Sparge Water: 4.82 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH
 

Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 15.79 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 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: Kegged (Forced CO2) Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 11.2 PSI Carbonation Used: My Carbonation Profile
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F Age for: 14.0 days
Storage Temperature: 40.0 F  
 

Notes

Burner on 6:50 AM
Approx 165 strike temp
5.5 gallons
Digital therm screwed up again. Added cold water but floating therm said to low.
Mash temp somewhere around 150f or less. target was 154. bastard!
Mashed in and headed to Elvas for an hour
Mashed about 70 minutes.
Batch sparged approx 3 gallons first run
Added 5gallons 175f
9:30 AM Finished sparge. ABout 7.75 gallons
Preboil Gravity 1.040 at 65f
9:48 boil started
9:48 15g Centennial ** Supposed to be 5g
9:48 30g Kent Golding
10:30 Irish Moss. Chiller in.
10:40 15g Willamette
10:46 17 Liberty. Flameout
11:15 65f . Used pond pump with ice water
11:30 In fermenter
11:40 added 1packet Safel SA-04 and 75 ml harvested yeast from last brown ale
In fermentation fridge at 66f
Original Gravity 1.042 at 66f WTF? Bottom of boil kettle!

11/14/09 Kegged. Really clear. Tastes great from hydro tube.
C02 at 35psi

FG 1.010

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