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Old 03-31-2011, 06:45 PM   #1
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Dec 2007
Richmond, VA
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Recipe Type: Partial Mash   
Yeast: US-05   
Yeast Starter: pitched on a cake of US-05   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.25   
Original Gravity: 1.062   
Final Gravity: 1.014   
IBU: 32   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 18.4   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21   
Tasting Notes: Well balanced with an awesome chocolate, toasty flavor.   

I made this 6 weeks before Thanksgiving because my wife and I were having the family over for the day. Other than the few I had before Thanksgiving, we pretty much killed the keg. I also gave out a growler. It was gone in 3 days.

Bearenstain Brown

American Brown Ale

Type: Partial Mash
Batch Size: 5.25 gal
Boil Size: 7.11 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
Equipment: Brew Pot (15 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (3 Gal) PM MLT
Brewhouse Efficiency: 85.00
Taste Notes: The first sip made me think I would win a medal. Killed in 3 days.


Amount Item Type % or IBU
4.00 lb Extra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM) Dry Extract 44.44 %
2.75 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 30.56 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 11.11 %
0.75 lb Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 8.33 %
0.25 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 2.78 %
0.25 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 2.78 %

1.00 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] (60 min) Hops 26.9 IBU
1.00 oz Liberty [4.30 %] (10 min) Hops 4.9 IBU

Pitched on cake of US-05

Beer Profile
Measured Original Gravity: 1.062 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.27 %
Bitterness: 31.8 IBU
Calories: 278 cal/pint
Est Color: 18.4 SRM It looked darker than that. Brown enough to see through it but only right in front of a bulb

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 5.00 lb
Sparge Water: 6.95 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 6.25 qt of water at 165.9 F 154.0 F
Tanglewood Brewing Co.
primary: Off the Wagon IPA,
5 Turns Vienna Lager

Kegged: Barleywine, Lawn Chair Pilz

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Old 03-31-2011, 08:00 PM   #2
Dec 2007
Johnstown CO, Colorado
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Looks good man! I'll have to try it some time
Please! This is supposed to be a happy occasion. Let's not bicker and argue over who killed who.

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