Best Interest 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: Ale, Two Stage
Date: 01 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
6.39 gal Rockville, MD Water 1
2.88 gal Malt Forward Water 2
2.38 g Baking Soda (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 3
1.41 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 4
0.83 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 5
5 lbs Maris Otter (Crisp) (4.0 SRM) Grain 6 65.6 %
12.0 oz Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 7 9.8 %
9.0 oz Amber Malt (22.0 SRM) Grain 8 7.4 %
9.0 oz Brown Malt (65.0 SRM) Grain 9 7.4 %
4.0 oz Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 10 3.3 %
4.0 oz Pale Malt, 6-Row (DCM) (2.5 SRM) Grain 11 3.3 %
4.0 oz Smoked Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 12 3.3 %
0.50 oz Cluster [8.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 13 14.6 IBUs
0.50 oz Fuggles [4.60 %] – Boil 15.0 min Hop 14 4.2 IBUs
1.00 oz Bramling Cross Leaf [3.30 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 15 3.3 IBUs
0.50 oz Bramling Cross [5.20 %] – Boil 0.0 min Hop 16 0.0 IBUs
1.0 pkg English Ale (White Labs #WLP002) [35.49 ml] Yeast 17

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.037 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 3.1 %
Bitterness: 22.1 IBUs
Est Color: 9.2 SRM

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 6.39 gal
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE
Est Mash PH: 5.55
Total Grain Weight: 7 lbs 10.0 oz
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition:
Sparge Acid Addition:
Mash Steps

Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Mash In Add 2.88 gal of water at 166.1 F 156.0 F 45 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 6.39 gal water at 168.0 F

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

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg
Pressure/Weight: 3.12 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Fermenter:
Volumes of CO2: 1.5
Carbonation Est: Keg with 3.12 PSI
Carbonation (from Meas Vol): Keg with 3.12 PSI
Age for: 30.00 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

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