Cursing the Darkness 2019

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: 25 Jan 2020
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 galPeculiar Rockville AdjustedWater1
3.31 galPeculiar Malt ForwardWater2
1.26 gBaking Soda (Mash)Water Agent3
0.92 gEpsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash)Water Agent4
0.91 gCalcium Chloride (Mash)Water Agent5
0.40 gGypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash)Water Agent6
6 lbsPale (DCM) (2.5 SRM)Grain755.8 %0.47 gal
1 lbsBarley, Flaked (1.7 SRM)Grain89.3 %0.08 gal
1 lbsRoasted Barley (Bairds) (600.0 SRM)Grain99.3 %0.08 gal
8.0 ozCaramel/Crystal Malt – 60L (60.0 SRM)Grain104.7 %0.04 gal
8.0 ozMild Malt (4.0 SRM)Grain114.7 %0.04 gal
2.18 gCalcium Chloride (Sparge)Water Agent12
2.06 gGypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Sparge)Water Agent13
1.49 gEpsom Salt (MgSO4) (Sparge)Water Agent14
0.66 gBaking Soda (Sparge)Water Agent15
1.00 ozCluster [7.00 %] – First Wort 60.0 minHop1624.7 IBUs
8.0 ozTreacle [Boil] [Boil for 20 min](100.0 SRM)Extract174.7 %0.04 gal
1 lbs 4.0 ozMilk Sugar (Lactose) [Boil] [Boil for 20 min](0.0 SRM)Sugar1811.6 %0.11 gal
2.00 ozLegacy [8.10 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min, 170.0 FHop195.7 IBUs
1.00 ozBelma [9.80 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min, 170.0 FHop203.5 IBUs
1.0 pkgTartan (Imperial Yeast #A31)Yeast21
1.00 ozLegacy [8.10 %] – Dry Hop 14.0 DaysHop220.0 IBUs
1.00 ozBramling Cross [6.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 DaysHop230.0 IBUs

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.6 %
Bitterness: 33.9 IBUs
Est Color: 37.9 SRM Measured Original Gravity: 1.054 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.5 %
Calories: 183.7 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 6.80 gal
Sparge Temperature: 170.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE
Est Mash PH: 5.54
Measured Mash PH: 5.60
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: 5.3 ml (0.4 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 170.0 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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