WLP840 Batch Size (Gallons):
5 Original Gravity:
1.044 Final Gravity:
17.2 IBU Boiling Time (Minutes):
4.49 SRM Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
10 @ 55F Additional Fermentation:
2-3 Weeks in bottle at 65F Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
3 Weeks @ 48F Tasting Notes:
Crisp flavor with a cleean finish. Touch of honey. Just the right hop flavor.
.8 lbs. American Caramel 10°L
3.3 lbs. Liquid Light Extract
2 lbs. Rice Syrup
.5 lbs. Honey
1 oz. Hallertau (Pellets, 4.50 %AA) boiled 45 min.
1 oz. Hallertau (Pellets, 4.50 %AA) boiled 2 min.
Yeast : White Labs WLP840 American Lager
Start buy heating 2.5 gallons to 150 F while steeping the grains for 30-45 minutes.
Remove the pot and add extrcts, stiring well to disolve. Return to heat and start hop schedule.
Add Honey at 45 minute mark.
Add yeast at 60F and start primary at 65-70F for 2 days to start fermentation, Then move to cool basement floor (this should be at about 55F depending on where your at in the country and what season.) for 10 Days.
Bring up to 70F for a D rest for 24-48 hours then transfer to a glass carboy and start secondary at about 48F for at least 3 weeks, 6 months would be ideal.
Prime and bottle as usual and let cellar at 65F for another 2-3 weeks and then enjoy.
I've brewed this a few times and get great reviews from friends and family!
I can't wait till the fall gets here so I can do about 3-4 batches for next summer!