Recipe Type: Partial Mash
Yeast: White 550
Yeast Starter: none (1 vial)
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.066
Final Gravity: 1.010
IBU: 26.5 (calc)
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: SRM 10
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 23 Days, 72-68*
Additional Fermentation: none
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): none
Tasting Notes: At bottling, fairly dry and complex and spicy. Will update.
first recipe post as it's the first that I think is tasting great going into bottles. Figured I may as well keep my notes here.
7.0 lb Pilsner LME
1.0 lb Dextrine
0.5 lb Crystal 20L
0.5 lb Crystal 60 L
0.5 lb White Wheat
1.0 lb Colombian Penela Sugar
60 min 0.75 oz Saaz pellets (3%)
30 min 1.50 oz Saaz pellets
10 min 1.50 oz Saaz Pellets
1 min .5 oz Cascade Pellets (6.4%)
0 min couple of pinches Black Pepper (sorry!)
0 min 0.5 oz Coriander (crushed)
Bottling Vodka Extract of 4 oz Dried Chantrelle Mushrooms
Bottling Vodka Extract of 7 grains Saffron
Mash Grains at 150* for 1 hour
Batch Sparge (my efficiency was low, maybe 50%
add water and extract to make 4 gallons boil (I used about 1/3 of the LME at the beginning of boil and added reminder in last 10 mins).
S.G. reached 1.066 after adding water to get to 5 gallons post boil.
Rack to 6.5 gallon Carboy, blow-off tube.
Pitched at 72*. Dropped to 70, then rose to 73after a few days, then held at 70 for the remainder. final week ~68. Vigourous activity with frothy krausen within 24 hrs. Vigourous for 10 days. Left in primary 23 days. After 21 days, 1.010 FG, held for 2 more daily measurements at 1.010.
4 gallon final yield when Bottled on Day 23 with 5 oz corn sugar and 2 cups water.