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Old 05-02-2009, 08:58 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Denny's Summer Quaffer aka Hockey playoff beer

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Mauribrew (or Nottingham)
Batch Size (Gallons): 40 L (10g)
Original Gravity: 1.1042
Final Gravity: 1.010 - 1.012
IBU: 25
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 3.3
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Tasting Notes: Great summer quaffing beer. Lawnmower days, beach or Hockey playoffs!

You can replace the mauri with nottingham if you wish.
Tett with saaz would also make a good beer.
Bullion with Northern brewer. I sue Bullion because i have 3 lbs of it sitting here.

Not sure what style this fits in. I think the flavor was closer to a kolsch than a helles. Definite hop flavor. But if cold aged balanced out well.

I'm really liking mauri yeast. It ferments fast and is really clean!

I'm not getting a lot of head retention withthis beer mashed so low, but it is nice and crisp! If this is an issure for you then I suggest adding a bit of wheat malt, maybe 250 - 500 grams. and drop down the pils to maintain the same estimated OG.

BeerSmith Recipe Printout -
Recipe: Denny's Quaffin Ale 1
Brewer: Denny Lajeunesse
Asst Brewer: 
Style: Kolsch-esque summer quaffer
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0) 

Recipe Specifications
Batch Size: 40.00 L      
Boil Size: 46.89 L
Estimated OG: 1.042 SG
Estimated Color: 3.3 SRM
Estimated IBU: 24.5 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 85.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Amount        Item                                      Type         % or IBU      
6.00 kg       Pilsner Malt - Gambrinus (1.3 SRM)        Grain        96.00 %       
0.25 kg       Munich 30 - Gambrinus (30.0 SRM)          Grain        4.00 %        
45.00 gm      Tettnang [3.00 %]  (65 min) (First Wort HoHops         9.8 IBU       
30.00 gm      Bullion [7.00 %]  (60 min)                Hops         13.6 IBU      
15.00 gm      Tettnang [3.00 %]  (10 min)               Hops         1.1 IBU       
1.00 items    Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5.0 min)           Misc                       
20 gm       Mauribrew Ale 514 (Mauribrew - Australia #Yeast-Ale                  

Mash Schedule: Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Light Body
Total Grain Weight: 6.25 kg
Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Light Body
Step Time     Name               Description                         Step Temp     
75 min        Saccharification   Add 16.31 L of water at 70.7 C      64.5 C        
10 min        Mash Out           Heat to 75.6 C over 10 min          75.6 C        

Not exactly a Kolsch

I may not be an expert, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express........ 6 months ago.
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