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Old 05-07-2011, 11:05 PM   #1
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Mother of the Kraken Belgian White

Brew Type: All Grain Date: 5/8/2011
Style: Witbier Brewer: Jonathan
Batch Size: 25.00 L
Assistant Brewer: Michelle and Gabriel (The Kraken)
Boil Volume: 28.62 L
Boil Time: 60 min
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.0 %
Actual Efficiency: 73.2 %

Aiming for a good citrus nose, little to no hops, a little herbiness from the Chamomile and a strong spice and clove from the yeast and Coriander. Om Nom Nom. Oats help with smoothness / silkiness, I can really taste when its not included in my Wit brews.

Ingredients Amount Item Type % or IBU
2.50 kg Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 47.2 %
2.50 kg Wheat Malt, Pale (Weyermann) (2.0 SRM) Grain 47.2 %
0.30 kg Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 5.7 %
25.00 gm Pearle [7.60%] (60 min) Hops 18.6 IBU
0.40 oz Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
0.63 oz Chamomile Flower (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
1.20 oz Coriander Seed (Boil 15.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs WB-06 (Safale) Yeast-Ale

Beer Profile Estimated Original Gravity: 1.049 SG (1.044-1.052 SG)
Measured Original Gravity: 1.048 SG
Estimated Final Gravity: 1.012 SG (1.008-1.012 SG)
Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG - 1.015 SG
Estimated Color: 3.5 SRM (2.0-4.0 SRM) Color [Color]
Bitterness: 18.6 IBU (10.0-20.0 IBU) Alpha Acid Units: 1.0 AAU
Estimated Alcohol by Volume: 4.9 % (4.5-5.5 %)
Actual Alcohol by Volume: 4.9 %
Actual Calories: 446 cal/l

Mash Schedule

Name Description Step Temp Step Time
Protein Rest Heat to 50.0 C over 10 min 50.0 C 30 min
Saccarification Rest Heat to 66.0 C over 10 min 66.0 C 70 min
Mash Out Heat to 76.0 C over 10 min 76.0 C 15 min

Carbonation and Storage Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2) Carbonation Volumes: 2.4 (2.4-2.9 vols)
Estimated Pressure: 149.4 KPA Kegging Temperature: 15.6 C
Pressure Used: 140
Age for: 0.0 Weeks
Storage Temperature: 11.1 C


Notes
Drink early. Drink Fast, enjoy.

This was brewed using the BIAB method. Love it.

Named in honour of Mom for Mothers Day. Our little guy is The Kraken.
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As an update, this brew scored a 41/50 from 4x BJCP judges.

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