Undeserved Praise 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: 20 Aug 2017
Brewer: Thomas Gideon
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: My Equipment 2016-07
Efficiency: 72.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 81.8 %
Ingredients

Amt

Name

Type

#

%/IBU
6.08 gal Rockville, MD Water 1
3.39 gal Hop Forward Water 2
6.15 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 3
3.46 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 4
1.69 g Baking Soda (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 5
1.31 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 6
7 lbs 8.0 oz Maris Otter (Crisp) (4.0 SRM) Grain 7 67.0 %
8.0 oz Biscuit (Dingemans) (22.5 SRM) Grain 8 4.5 %
8.0 oz Briess Caramel Rye (60.0 SRM) Grain 9 4.5 %
8.0 oz Rye Malt (4.7 SRM) Grain 10 4.5 %
4.0 oz Pale Malt (6 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 11 2.2 %
0.75 oz Cluster [7.00 %] – First Wort 60.0 min Hop 12 17.8 IBUs
0.75 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] – First Wort 60.0 min Hop 13 12.7 IBUs
1 lbs 15.0 oz Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 14 17.3 %
0.25 oz Cluster [7.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 15 5.4 IBUs
0.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 16 3.9 IBUs
0.75 oz Cluster [7.00 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 17 4.9 IBUs
0.75 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 18 3.2 IBUs
0.50 oz Fuggles [4.50 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 20.0 min Hop 19 2.1 IBUs
1.0 pkg Thames Valley Ale (Wyeast Labs #1275) [124.21 ml] Yeast 20

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.060 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.9 %
Bitterness: 50.0 IBUs
Est Color: 9.3 SRM
Measured Original Gravity: 1.052 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.016 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.7 %
Calories: 174.9 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body, No Mash Out
Sparge Water: 6.08 gal
Sparge Temperature: 0.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE
Est Mash PH: 5.61
Measured Mash PH: 5.96
Total Grain Weight: 11 lbs 3.0 oz
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition: 9.6 ml Lactic Acid (88%)
Sparge Acid Addition: 3.0 ml Lactic Acid (88%)
Mash Steps

Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Mash In Add 3.39 gal of water at 166.4 F 156.0 F 45 min

Sparge: Fly sparge with 6.08 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).