Thursday, June 26, 2008

Tettnanger Amber Ale 062708

I have some older Tettnanger Hops that I need to use up. So I created this Tettnanger Amber Ale, and since I can't do much lagering at the moment so I'm going to try an experiment with the aroma hop as a bitter, flavor and aroma and see what happens.

Bob's Tettnang Amber Ale 062708

A ProMash Recipe Report

BJCP Style and Style Guidelines
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10-B American Ale, American Amber Ale

Min OG: 1.045 Max OG: 1.060
Min IBU: 25 Max IBU: 48
Min Clr: 10 Max Clr:17 Color in SRM, Lovibond

Recipe Specifics
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Batch Size (Gal): 5.00 Wort Size (Gal): 5.00
Total Grain (Lbs): 9.50
Anticipated OG: 1.053 Plato: 13.02
Anticipated SRM: 13.3
Anticipated IBU: 37.4
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75 %
Wort Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Pre-Boil Amounts
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Evaporation Rate: 15.00 Percent Per Hour
Pre-Boil Wort Size: 5.88 Gal
Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.045 SG 11.14 Plato

Grain

% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
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73.7 7.00 lbs. Maris Otter Great Britain 1.038 3
26.3 2.50 lbs. Crystal 40L America 1.034 40

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.


Hops

Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
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1.00 oz. Tettnanger Tettnang Pellet 4.50 4.4 10 min.
1.00 oz. Tettnanger Tettnang Pellet 4.50 11.2 30 min.
1.00 oz. Tettnanger Tettnang Pellet 4.50 21.9 60 min.


Yeast
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Mash Schedule

150 degrees for 60 min

Sparge

170 for 30 min

Friday, June 6, 2008

Bob's Special Bitter Brew Day #5 June 7th, 2008

Bob's Special Bitter #1 Recipe

Grains:
7lbs of Maris Otter (UK)
.50 oz of Caramel 40
1lb of Flaked Maize

Hops:
.50 oz of Columbus (60 min)
.75 oz of Columbus (30 min)
.75 oz of Tettanger (15 min)

Yeast
Activator Wyeast 1099

Mash Schedule

3 gallons
152 degrees 60 min.

5 gallons
170 Sparge 30-45 min.

OG:
1.040 - 1.048

FG:
1.008 - 1.012

Bob's Wit Beer Brew Day #4 May 24th, 2008