Brown Ale #2 10/23/2009
American Brown Ale

 

Type: All Grain

Date: 10/23/2009

Batch Size: 6.00 gal

Brewer: jomebrew
Boil Size: 8.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot 15g and Cooler (48 qt)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 74.00
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. I
 

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 16.4 IBU
0.53 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (10 min) Hops 3.2 IBU
0.18 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (10 min) Hops 2.0 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: 1.056 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.013 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.65 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.00 %
Bitterness: 21.5 IBU Calories: 248 cal/pint
Est Color: 19.1 SRM Color:
Color
 

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 12.63 lb
Sparge Water: 5.82 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: Corn Sugar Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 4.5 oz Carbonation Used: My Carbonation Profile
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F  
 

Notes

Doing too many things at once. Mixed up hop schedule with IPA.

Changed Hops
35g Willamette 60 minute
17g Centennial 10 minute (screwed up should be 5g at 60 minutes)
17g Willamette 10 minute
17g Liberty Flame out

Yeast 1 packet SA-04 + 75 ML harvested from IPA

mash temp 153 (digital therm)
Original Gravity 1.056

batch sparged
First runoff approx 3g
Added 5 gallon but left valve open. Right into boil kettle no rest time. 7 gallons
added 1 gallon to mash. 15 minute rest. Drained to kettle.
8 gallons
Preboil Gravity 1.048
90 minute boil.
Used stocking to filter hops.
68F into fermeter fridge.

11 /14/2009 Skip Ahead.
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.

12/4 Empty!

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