Cursing the Darkness 2017

Sweet Stout (13 B)

Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 8.54 gal
Boil Time: 90 min
End of Boil Vol: 6.51 gal
Final Bottling Vol: 5.00 gal
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Date: 23 Dec 2017
Brewer: Thomas Gideon
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: My Equipment 2016-07
Efficiency: 72.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 81.8 %
Taste Rating: 30.0
Taste Notes:

AmtNameType#%/IBUVolume
6.80 galRockville, MDWater1
3.31 galMalt ForwardWater2
2.74 gBaking Soda (Mash)Water Agent3
1.62 gCalcium Chloride (Mash)Water Agent4
0.95 gEpsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash)Water Agent5
6 lbsPale Malt, Maris Otter (Thomas Fawcett) (3.0 SRM)Grain655.8 %0.47 gal
1 lbsBarley, Flaked (1.7 SRM)Grain79.3 %0.08 gal
11.0 ozRoasted Barley (Muntons) (525.0 SRM)Grain86.4 %0.05 gal
8.0 ozCaramel/Crystal Malt – 60L (60.0 SRM)Grain94.7 %0.04 gal
8.0 ozMild Malt (4.0 SRM)Grain104.7 %0.04 gal
5.0 ozRoasted Barley (Bairds) (600.0 SRM)Grain112.9 %0.02 gal
1.00 ozCluster [7.00 %] – First Wort 60.0 minHop1224.8 IBUs
8.0 ozTreacle [Boil] [Boil for 20 min](100.0 SRM)Extract134.7 %0.04 gal
1 lbs 4.0 ozMilk Sugar (Lactose) [Boil] [Boil for 20 min](0.0 SRM)Sugar1411.6 %0.11 gal
2.50 ozBramling Cross [6.00 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min, 194.4 FHop1515.1 IBUs
1.0 pkgEdinburgh Ale (White Labs #WLP028) [35.49 ml]Yeast16
1.00 ozBramling Cross [6.00 %] – Dry Hop 14.0 DaysHop170.0 IBUs
1.00 ozBramling Cross [6.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 DaysHop180.0 IBUs

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.5 %
Bitterness: 39.9 IBUs
Est Color: 36.1 SRM Measured Original Gravity: 1.055 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.6 %
Calories: 187.2 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 6.80 gal
Sparge Temperature: 0.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE
Est Mash PH: 5.54
Measured Mash PH: 5.40
Total Grain Weight: 10 lbs 12.0 oz
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition: 2.7 ml (0.2 tbsp) Lactic Acid (88%)
Sparge Acid Addition: 3.2 ml (0.2 tbsp) Lactic Acid (88%)

NameDescriptionStep TemperatureStep Time
Mash InAdd 3.31 gal of water at 161.9 F152.0 F60 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 6.80 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).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg
Pressure/Weight: 9.02 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Fermenter:
Volumes of CO2: 2.0
Carbonation Est: Keg with 9.02 PSI
Carbonation (from Meas Vol): Keg with 9.02 PSI
Age for: 30.00 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

Notes

1.0g epsom – a heaping 1/4 tsp
1.7g CaCl – 1/2 tsp
2.9g baking soda – 1/2 tsp and 1/8 tsp

0.76L starter
2.57oz DME

Added 11.6 oz DME

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