A Sprig of Grass 2017

Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.86 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
End of Boil Vol: 6.51 gal
Final Bottling Vol: 5.00 gal
Fermentation: My Aging Profile
Date: 22 Apr 2017
Brewer: Thomas Gideon
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: My Equipment 2016-07
Efficiency: 72.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 81.8 %
Ingredients

Amt

Name

Type

#

%/IBU
5.31 gal Rockville, MD Water 1
4.64 gal Hop Forward Water 2
8.42 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 3
4.73 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 4
2.31 g Baking Soda (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 5
1.79 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 6
11 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (Thomas Fawcett) (3.0 SRM) Grain 7 83.0 %
2 lbs Biscuit (Dingemans) (22.5 SRM) Grain 8 15.1 %
4.0 oz Pale Malt (6 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 9 1.9 %
0.75 oz Cluster [7.00 %] – First Wort 60.0 min Hop 10 17.3 IBUs
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.70 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 11 17.1 IBUs
2.00 oz Fuggles [4.10 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 12 7.5 IBUs
2.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.70 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 13 10.4 IBUs
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent, Leaf [3.70 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 0.0 min Hop 14 0.0 IBUs
0.75 oz Cluster [7.00 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 15 4.8 IBUs
1.0 pkg Thames Valley Ale (Wyeast Labs #1275) [124.21 ml] Yeast 16
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.60 %] – Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 17 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.90 %] – Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 18 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Cluster [8.00 %] – Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 19 0.0 IBUs

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.064 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.7 %
Bitterness: 57.0 IBUs
Est Color: 8.5 SRM
Measured Original Gravity: 1.061 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.015 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.1 %

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 5.31 gal
Sparge Temperature: 0.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE
Est Mash PH: 5.65
Measured Mash PH: 5.96
Total Grain Weight: 13 lbs 4.0 oz
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition: 13.7 ml Lactic Acid (88%)
Sparge Acid Addition: 2.8 ml Lactic Acid (88%)
Mash Steps

Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Mash In Add 4.64 gal of water at 162.4 F 152.0 F 60 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 5.31 gal water at 0.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).