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Old 05-15-2014, 08:14 PM   #1
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: US-05/WLP001/WY1056/BRY97   
Yeast Starter: Yes, if not repitching   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.25   
Original Gravity: 1.069   
Final Gravity: 1.015   
IBU: 53   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 17   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 4 days @ 63F; 7 days @ room temp; keg/bottle after   
Tasting Notes: Big hop aroma/flavor; Caramelly sweet balanced with bitter w/ pronounced citrusy hops   

This is a rich and bold amber ale with big hop aroma and flavor; nice balance between amarillo and columbus hops; caramelly sweet malt character balanced perfectly with columbus bittering notes that is all overlaid with a pronounced american citrusy hop aroma and flavor. This would work well as a winter warmer too! This is an easy brew, super tasty, and sure to be a crowd pleaser.

Notes:
-Use your brewing efficiency, and adjust the base malt (2row) to match the OG listed here.
-Extract Version: swap base malt for 8.5 lb Golden/Extra Light DME, or 10 lb Golden/Extra Light LME; use the crystal/carapils/midnight wheat as steeping grain

Enjoy!

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Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size (fermenter): 5.25 gal   
Bottling/Kegging Volume: 5.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.070 SG
Estimated Color: 16.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 53.6 IBUs (tinseth)
Brewhouse Efficiency: 79.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt                Name                                            Type      %/IBU         
10 lbs 12.0 oz     Pale Malt (2-Row) US (2.1 SRM)                  Grain     83.9 %        
1 lbs 6.0 oz       Caramel Malt - 60L (Briess/US) (60.0 SRM)       Grain     10.7 %        
6.0 oz             Caramel Malt - 120L (Briess/US) (120.0 SRM)     Grain     2.9 %         
4.0 oz             Carapils (Briess/US) (1.5 SRM)                  Grain     2.0 %         
1.0 oz             Midnight Wheat (550.0 SRM)                      Grain     0.5 %         
0.450 oz           Columbus Pellet [15.30 %] - First Wort 60 min   Hop       23.6 IBUs     
0.750 oz           Amarillo Pellet [8.30 %] - Boil 15.0 min        Hop       9.6 IBUs      
0.750 oz           Columbus Pellet [15.30 %] - Boil 15.0 min       Hop       17.8 IBUs     
0.750 oz           Amarillo Pellet [8.30 %] - Steep/Whirl 45 min   Hop       0.9 IBUs      
0.750 oz           Columbus  Pellet[15.30 %] - Steep/Whirl 45 min  Hop       1.6 IBUs      
1.0 pkg            Safale American  #US-05                         Yeast     -             


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 12 lbs 13.0 oz
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Name             Description                          Step Temp     Step Time     
Mash In          Add 15.53 qt of water at 170.5 F     154-155 F     60 min        

Sparge: Batch sparge with 175.0 F water to reach preboil volume

Notes:
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-Bru'n Water Profile: Amber Malty profile; 5.3 pH
-Add steeping hops at 170-175F, stir occasionally for 45min 
-Chill to 63F
-Ferment at 63-64F
-Pitched about 5 oz (150ml) of thick yeast cake
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