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Old 03-23-2011, 02:13 PM   #1
rocco336
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Jan 2011
Greensboro, NC
Posts: 14

Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: Wyeast 2206   
Yeast Starter: Optional   
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: 2+ L   
Batch Size (Gallons): 3.5   
Original Gravity: 1.071   
Final Gravity: 1.018   
IBU: 19   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 19.6   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10 days @ 50*   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 56 days @ 35*   
Tasting Notes: Very malty, with lots of bread flavor and hazelnuts and a touch of chocolate.   

5# Pilsner Malt (2.0 SRM)
2# Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM)
2# Light Munich (10.0 SRM)
2# Dark Munich (20.0 SRM)
4oz. Chocolate Wheat (400.0 SRM)

1oz. Spalt- 60 min. @ 3.9% AA
.25 oz. Hallertau- 15 min. @ 3.9% AA

Wyeast 2206, Bavarian yeast

1 Tbs. Irish Moss- 10 min.

0.67 oz. Hazelnut extract at kegging/bottling

Mash:
22.5 qts. of water at 137 to target of 132 for 35 min. Decoct 4 qts of mash, boil and return to hit 146, hold for 20 min. Decoct another 4 qts of mash, boi and return to hit 158 holding for 20 min. Mashout at 168 for 10 min. Sparge with water @ 168 to collect 6.75 gallons of wort

Note: I didnt sparge since was pressed for time, just got what I could which probably killed my efficiency a bit. Still came out pretty fermentable seeing as

Ferment at 50*F for 10 days then perform diacteyl rest for 2 days and rack to secondary and lager @ 35*F until the FG is hit. Took 2 months for me to get it where I wanted. On kegging, added .67 oz Hazelnut extract.

Taste: Liquid bread with chocolate hazelnut accents. Very smooth and no hop presence. One of my favorites yet!

Used yeast that I had bought a year ago and was very worried it wouldnt be up to it, but I smacked the pack and let swell for 3 days while aerating ALOT. Had signs of fermentation within 5 hrs! Since it was cold enough to do so, I even fermented this bad boy without refridgeration, it's almost as though I was meant to brew this one!

 
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Old 12-28-2011, 04:35 PM   #2
psutimmah
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Oct 2010
Reading, Pennsylvania
Posts: 29

how did this come out...any notes? have you brewed again? any pics. i have a bunch of this yeast and need something to do.

Thanks
Tim

 
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