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Old 11-13-2012, 01:52 AM   #1
bnhocking
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May 2011
Walton, Kentucky
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: WLP830   
Yeast Starter: 2 Gallon   
Batch Size (Gallons): 15   
Original Gravity: 1.070   
Final Gravity: 1.016   
IBU: 37   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 27 srm   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 @ 53f   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 60 @ 38   
Tasting Notes: Malty sweet beer that finished a with a hint of salt from the pumpkins   

Pumpkin Lager
Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer
Type: All Grain Date: 10/06/2012
Batch Size (fermenter): 15.00 gal
Boil Size: 17.32 gal
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment Blichmann Herms
End of Boil Volume 16.12 gal
Final Bottling Volume: 15.00 gal
Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency 72.7 %
Fermentation: Lager, Two Stage

Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
0.97 oz PH 5.2 Stabilizer (Mash 60.0 mins)
24 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) UK (1.0 SRM) Grain 60.0 %
5 lbs Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 12.5 %
3 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 7.5 %
3 lbs White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 7.5 %
2 lbs Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 5.0 %
30.00 lb Pumpkin, Cinderella, Juiced (Mash 120.0 mins) Spice (yields about 1.2 gallon that I used to displace mash water)

3 lbs Brown Sugar, Dark (50.0 SRM) Sugar 7.5 %

2.00 oz Chinook [13.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 28.4 IBUs
2.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 9.2 IBUs
3.00 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] - Hop Back (hop Rocket) 0.0 min Hop 0.0 IBUs

3.00 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining

Spices
4.00 Items Vanilla Bean (Boil 10.0 mins) Spice
2.00 Items Cinnamon Sticks (Boil 10.0 mins) Spice
1.00 oz All Spice (Boil 10.0 mins) Spice
1.00 oz Cloves (Boil 10.0 mins) Spice
1.00 Items Nutmeg (Boil 10.0 mins) Spice

1.0 pkg German Lager (White Labs #WLP830) [35.49 ml] Yeast - (1.5 Gallon Starter)

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.070 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.068 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 7.2 %
Bitterness: 37.6 IBUs Calories: 230.3 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 27.3 SRM

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Temperature Mash, 2 Step, Full Body Total Grain Weight: 40 lbs
Sparge Water: 7.88 gal
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps
Protein Rest: Add 13.88 gal of water at 128.1 F to achieve 122.0 F for 20 min

Saccharification: Heat to 159.0 F over 15 min for 60 min

Mash Out: Heat to 168.0 F over 15 min for 10 min

Sparge Step: Fly sparge with 7.88 gal water at 168.0 F

Fermentation
2 Stage Lager
Decant yeast before pitching
54 F for 14 Days or 75% Complete
Rack to Secondary
Ramp to 38 F Over 3 Days
Lager at 38 F for 60 Days

Carbonation and Storage
Carbonation Type: Keg/Force Carb
Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Pressure/Weight: 9.15 PSI Carbonation
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 38.0 F


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Old 11-13-2012, 04:20 AM   #2
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SOUNDS AND LOOKS GREAT!!!! Can you float a silver dollar on the head?? I've done several pumpkin ales, but never even considered a lager. Will have to put this one on the "to do soon" list!

 
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