Ideal of Imagination 2018

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: 24 Jun 2018
Brewer: Thomas Gideon
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: My Equipment 2016-07
Efficiency: 72.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 81.8 %
Taste Rating: 30.0
Taste Notes:
Ingredients

Amt

Name

Type

#

%/IBU

Volume
6.56 gal Rockville, MD Water 1
3.70 gal Malt Forward Water 2
3.06 g Baking Soda (Mash) Water Agent 3
1.81 g Calcium Chloride (Mash) Water Agent 4
1.07 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash) Water Agent 5
8 lbs 8.0 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 6 82.9 % 0.66 gal
1 lbs 8.0 oz Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 7 14.6 % 0.12 gal
4.0 oz Munich Malt – 10L (15.0 SRM) Grain 8 2.4 % 0.02 gal
1.00 oz Liberty [4.30 %] – First Wort 60.0 min Hop 9 16.2 IBUs
0.50 oz Cluster [7.00 %] – Boil 15.0 min Hop 10 5.9 IBUs
1.00 oz Crystal [3.50 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min, 194.4 F Hop 11 3.6 IBUs
1.0 pkg German Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029) [35.49 ml] Yeast 12

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.050 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.2 %
Bitterness: 25.8 IBUs
Est Color: 4.0 SRM
Measured Original Gravity: 1.046 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.4 %
Calories: 149.2 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 6.56 gal
Sparge Temperature: 0.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE
Est Mash PH: 5.77
Measured Mash PH: 5.78
Total Grain Weight: 10 lbs 4.0 oz
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition: 8.7 ml (0.6 tbsp) Lactic Acid (88%)
Sparge Acid Addition: 3.2 ml (0.2 tbsp) Lactic Acid (88%)
Mash Steps

Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Mash In Add 3.70 gal of water at 162.0 F 150.0 F 75 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 6.56 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: 12.54 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Fermenter:
Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Carbonation Est: Keg with 12.54 PSI
Carbonation (from Meas Vol): Keg with 12.54 PSI
Age for: 30.00 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

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