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Old 02-21-2009, 11:26 AM   #1
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Because we are brewing

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Batch Size: 6.00 gal
Boil Size: 8.38 gal
Estimated OG: 1.073 SG
Estimated Color: 11.0 SRM
Estimated IBU: 123.9 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 65.00 %
Boil Time: 90 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
14 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 77.78 %
2 lbs Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 11.11 %
1 lbs Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 5.56 %
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 5.56 %
2.00 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (90 min) (First WortHops 61.4 IBU
2.00 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (60 min) Hops 52.1 IBU
2.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (10 min) Hops 10.4 IBU
2.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (0 min) Hops -
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (Dry Hop 7 days) Hops -
1.00 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (Dry Hop 7 days) Hops -
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-05) Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 18.00 lb
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Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 31.50 qt of water at 167.6 F 154.0 F


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Newer equipment that we are still dialing in - setting efficiency lower. We usually mash all our IIPAs at 147-149, time to get crazy at 154 - can't fit a 2qt/lb mash with 18pounds of grain so 1.75qt/lb will have to do...

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Old 02-21-2009, 11:43 AM   #2
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Looks good, good luck on the new equipment, let us know how it goes, Im making a run to the not so local brew store this morning to stock up, will be brewing nes monday.

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Old 02-21-2009, 11:46 AM   #3
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that looks like a really good beer. how much of the 14lbs is marris otter?

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MO is 14 pounds - total grain bill is 18 pounds...we love using MO as the base grain in IPAs - need to start buying bulk

Will report back with some numbers / pics later today.




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It smells so gooooooood

Pretty uneventful (which is a good thing) - mashed in at 168* with 31.5 quarts, held mash between 153.5-155 for ~70 minutes. Got 5.65 gallons into the boiler. Sparged (once) with 3.5 gallons at 185* - stirred, grains sat between 165-168 for ~15 minutes. Total volume into boiler was 8.4 gallons.

90 minute boil, cooled wort to 70* - collected 5.5 gallons (all those damn hops), pitched yeast...

Preboil Gravity - 1.061
Orig. Gravity - 1.075
Final Gravity - (hoping) 1.010-12
Mash Efficiency - 76.5% (according to beersmith, didnt do the math myself yet)
Brew Efficiency - 67% (no biggie, we lost at least 0.5 gallons in the kettle and I know the crush was a little subpar)

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That looks identical to Two Hearted Ale So it will be Delicious.

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123.9 IBUs!

WOOOOHOOOO!

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