Mine is carbonating in the keg right now.
Hydrometer sample was very nice, but perhaps a little boring. I tend to like bold flavors...this is more "delicate."
I'll report back once it's on tap (but I might wait for a little snow to melt before I tap it).
Here's my summary:
an All Grain, Specialty Beer by franc103
1.040 OG --- 1.008 FG
Efficiency: 70.0% Batch size: 5.5 gal
Fermentable Amount Use PPG Color
Pilsner (DE) 9.0 lb 100% Mash 37 1 °L
Hops Boil time: 90 min
Hop Amount Time Use Form AA
Saaz (CZ) 1.5 oz 60 min Boil Pellet 3.2%
Saaz (CZ) 0.5 oz 10 min Boil Pellet 3.2%
Name Lab/Product Average Attenuation
Safbrew T-58 Fermentis T-58 73.0%
10 days at 68F, then cold crash (3 days) and keg.
100% Reverse Osmosis with mineral additions (below)
Name Amount Time Use
Calcium Chloride 2.0 tsp 60.0 min Mash
Gypsum 1.0 tsp 60.0 min Mash
Whirlfloc Tablet 1.0 each 15.0 min Boil
Step Heat Source Target Temp Time
Saccharification Rest Direct Heat 147.0 °F 60 min