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Classic Style Smoked Beer Cougar Bait Smoked Amber Ale BIAB

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dragonfyre

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Location
Hudson
Recipe Type
All Grain
Yeast
Safale US-05
Yeast Starter
None
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter
None
Batch Size (Gallons)
3
Original Gravity
1.036
Final Gravity
1.012
Boiling Time (Minutes)
75
IBU
28.2
Color
Amber (duh)
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
14 @ 62-65 degrees
Tasting Notes
Sweet, smoky, caramel, hints of dark chocolate and spicy hops that offset the sweet
Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 4.59 gal
Post Boil Volume: 3.65 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 3.00 gal
Bottling Volume: 2.78 gal
Estimated OG: 1.053 SG
Estimated Color: 14.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 28.2 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 63.75 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 74.6 %
Boil Time: 75 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU
5.13 gal Poland Spring (R) Water 1 -
4 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt, 2-Row (Rahr) (1.8 SRM) Grain 2 64.9 %
12.0 oz Mesquite Malt (5.0 SRM) Grain 3 10.8 %
12.0 oz Vienna Malt (Briess) (3.5 SRM) Grain 4 10.8 %
8.0 oz Caramel Malt - 90L 6-Row (Briess) (90.0 Grain 5 7.2 %
4.0 oz Special B (Dingemans) (147.5 SRM) Grain 6 3.6 %
3.0 oz Wheat, Torrified (1.7 SRM) Grain 7 2.7 %
0.25 oz Chinook [14.10 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 8 20.7 IBUs
0.25 oz Liberty [4.90 %] - Boil 15.0 min Hop 9 3.6 IBUs
0.75 oz Liberty [4.90 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 10.0 Hop 10 3.9 IBUs
1.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) Yeast 11 -


Mash Schedule: BIAB, Full Body
Total Grain Weight: 6 lbs 15.0 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Saccharification Add 20.38 qt of water at 161.8 F 156.0 F 60 min
Mash Out Heat to 168.0 F over 7 min 168.0 F 10 min

BIAB recipe using Briess mesquite smoked malt. I am very impressed with how this is right out of the fermenter! I'll post in a few weeks how it has aged in bottle.
 
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