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Old 07-21-2010, 07:13 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Biggerburger

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: 3 packs Safale 34/70
Batch Size (Gallons): 12
Original Gravity: 1.054
Final Gravity: 1.009
IBU: 40
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 3
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 12C, 5 days
Additional Fermentation: 14C, 3 days, diacetyl rest
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 1C, 5 weeks lager
Tasting Notes: Bigger body & alcohol than a german pils, due to an unexpectedly high efficiency

18.5lbs Weyermann pils malt
5oz Weyermann Acid Malt (mainly for mash pH correction)

2.5oz 7% perle @ 60
1oz 3.1% Hallertauer @ 60
1.5oz 3.1% Hallertauer @ 10
1.5oz 3.1% Hallertauer @ KO

1 whirlfloc tab at 15
no water treatment

~1.75lb:qt mash thickness
Mashed in at 144F, raised to 149F (for 90 mins) with a boiling water addition.

I hit 87% efficiency with this recipe, 7 pts higher than expected. This was the first recipe I'd made with my (then) new roller mill instead of the good-ole Corona.

Taste is exactly where I'd hoped, however, the higher than desired OG means this beer is less crisply refreshing than I'd hoped from a nice summer beer.
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