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Old 10-06-2007, 01:09 AM   #1
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Default This Extract Recipe Calls for a 1.5 Gallon Boil, buuuut...

I Converted an extract recipe with the help of my LHBS into a Big Mini Mash. Here's the recipe, minius the Hops as they are not prevalent to the question...

3.3 lbs Munich Malt

2.2 lbs Light Malt Extract Syrup

1.1 lbs. Wheat DME

8 oz Caramel Wheat Malt

8 ozBiscuit Malt

4 oz 10L Crystal malt

2 oz Chocolate Wheat Malt

2 oz Dehusked Carafa III Malt


I replaced the 2.2 Lbs of Light Liguid Malt Extract with 4 lbs of British 2 Row. Everything else remains the same. My question is this. The recipe calls for a 1.5 Gallon Boil. I really don't want to batch sparge only 1.5 gallons of Wort from 5 1/2 lbs of Grain. I would think that a lot of fermentable would be left in the Tun. Think I could Bump my Boil up to 3 Gallons without affecting the malty Flavor qualities of the Beer?

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Old 10-06-2007, 02:13 AM   #2
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Fo sho, you're doing a PM now! Your boil volume almost has to increase. I'd dough in with 1.25-1.5 gal, and batch sparge with the remainder of your pot space.

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Old 10-06-2007, 03:42 AM   #3
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Not sure of your hops, brewpot size, if you're batch sparging or whatever, but thought this would be fine for you. Let me know if I can help any more!


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American Brown Ale


Type: Partial Mash
Date: 10/5/2007
Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Brewer:
Boil Size: 2.43 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (3 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes:

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
1.10 lb Wheat Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 12.49 %
4.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM) Grain 45.40 %
2.20 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 24.97 %
0.50 lb Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 5.68 %
0.50 lb Caramel Wheat Malt (46.0 SRM) Grain 5.68 %
0.25 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 2.84 %
0.13 lb Carafa III (525.0 SRM) Grain 1.48 %
0.13 lb Chocolate Wheat Malt (400.0 SRM) Grain 1.48 %
1.00 oz Magnum [13.10 %] (60 min) Hops 27.4 IBU



Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.051 SG
Measured Original Gravity: 1.010 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.013 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.93 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 0.65 %
Bitterness: 27.4 IBU Calories: 43 cal/pint
Est Color: 18.6 SRM Color: Color


Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 7.71 lb
Sparge Water: 1.20 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 9.64 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: 3.8 oz Carbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F

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So a 3 Gallon Boil it is!!! Looking forward to trying out my new Lauter Tun Manifold.

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