Good Measure

posted on June 4, 2014 in Recipes

Style Information

Name: American Wheat or Rye Beer
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: Light Hybrid Beer
Category Number: 6
 
Style Letter: D
Style Guide: BJCP 2008
Type: Mixed
 
OG: 1.040 - 1.055
FG: 1.008 - 1.013
Bitternes: 15 - 30
Color: 3 - 6

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale Malt (2 Row) US 5.57 lb Base malt for all beer styles
Wheat - Red Malt (Briess) 5.57 lb FLAVOR: Creamy, Sweet, Malty, Wheat, Floury Imparts malty flavor not obtainable from raw wheat. Use with rice hulls to improve lautering and help prevent stuck mash. White Wheat Malt contributes to foam production and foam stability.

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Willamette 1.01 oz 5.5% 5.555 60 Used for: Finishing American and British Ales Aroma: Mild, grassy, floral, slightly spicy Substitutes: Fuggles, East Kent Goldings Examples: Sierra Nevada Porter, Ballard Bitter
Centennial 0.25 oz 10% 2.5 0 Used for: General purpose bittering, aroma in American ales and Wheats Aroma: Floral, citrus aroma, spicy, clean bittering flavor Substitutes: Galena, Eroica, Nugget, Bullion Examples: Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Sierra Nevada Bigfoot

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Jalapenos Other Secondary 304.33 oz 20160
Raspberries Other Secondary 64 oz 20160

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Mash In Infusion 60.0000000 154 F

Boil

Amount: 6.52 gallons
Water Description:
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5 gallons

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
4 days 67 F
10 days 67 F
30 days 65 F
Aging

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.059
Estimated FG: 1.015
Estimated ABV: 5.80%
 
Actual OG: 1.046
Actual FG: 1.010
Actual ABV: 4.70%
 
Bitterness: 18 IBU
Estimated Color: 4 SRM
Carbonation: 2.3 volumes

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Last Ditch Wit

posted on July 19, 2012 in Recipes

A glass of Wit

From ratebeer.com

Last Ditch Wit

Style Information

Name: Last Ditch Wit
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: Belgian WIt
Type: Ale
 

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Belgian Pilsener Malt 6 lb
White Wheat Malt 3.5 lb

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Nugget Pellet 0.3 oz 13% 3.9 60
Czech Saaz Pellet 0.3 oz 0% 0 15
Styrian Goldings Pellet 0.3 oz 0% 0 15

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Honey Flavor Boil 1 lb 0 flameout
Rice Hulls Fining Mash 0.5 lb 60
Bitter Orange Peel, crushed Spice Boil 0.5 oz 15
Coriander Seed, crushed Spice Boil 1 oz 5

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
WLP400 Belgian Wit Ale yeast 1 vial

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Infusion 60 154

Boil

Amount: 6.5
Water Description: Kewanee filtered
Time: 90 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5.5

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
2 weeks 70 carboy

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.053
Bitterness: 19.6 IBU
Estimated Color: 3.2 SRM
Carbonation: 2.4 volumes

Tasting notes

Before kegging, this beer had a perm solution smell and taste, but after chilling and carbonation the smell disappeared and the taste mellowed.

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Arts Cream Ale

posted on July 18, 2012 in Recipes

Style Information

Name: Cream Ale
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: Light Hybrid Beer
Category Number: 6
 
Style Letter: A
Style Guide: BJCP
Type: Mixed
 
OG: 1.042 - 1.055
FG: 1.012 - 1.006
Bitternes: 15 - 20
Color: 2.5 - 5

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
American Pale Malt (2-Row) 5 lb
American Pale Malt (6-Row) 0.99 lb
Flaked Corn 2.01 lb
Flaked Rice 0.99 lb

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Williamette 0.5 oz 5.2% 2.6 60
Crystal 0.5 oz 3.5% 1.75 60

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
Safale 423.29 oz A ready-to-pitch dry American ale yeast. Safale US-05 produces well balanced beers with low diacetyl and a very clean, crisp end palate. Sedimentation: low to medium.

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Protein Rest Infusion 30 104 F
Protein Rest Infusion 45 122 F
Saccharification Infusion 60 150.8 F
Mash Out Infusion 10 168.8 F

Boil

Amount: 0 gallons
Water Description:
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5 gallons

Profile

Bitterness: 32.8 IBU
Estimated Color: 3.4 SRM

Tasting notes

Our first all grain brew.  This is a modified Cream of Three Crops recipe.  Our mash temp was low, 147.

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