2017 May Ace lager – American Lager (1 B)

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Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 20.00 l
Boil Size: 25.99 l
Boil Time: 60 min
End of Boil Vol: 23.19 l
Final Bottling Vol: 17.80 l
Fermentation: Lager, Single Stage
Date: 13 May 2017
Brewer: Sarah
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: ACE Micro
Efficiency: 68.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 74.1 %
Taste Rating: 30.0
Taste Notes:
Ingredients

Amt

Name

Type

#

%/IBU
7.50 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 1
2.00 ml Phosphoric Acid 85% (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 2
3700.00 g Pilsen (Dingemans) (3.2 EBC) Grain 3 76.4 %
890.00 g Vienna (BestMälz) (8.0 EBC) Grain 4 18.4 %
250.00 g Caramalt (Thomas Fawcett) (29.6 EBC) Grain 5 5.2 %
60.00 g Saaz [3.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 20.3 IBUs
0.50 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 7
0.50 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Boil 15.0 mins) Other 8
1.0 pkg Bavarian Lager (Mangrove Jack's #M76) Yeast 9

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.050 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.007 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.7 %
Bitterness: 20.3 IBUs
Est Color: 9.0 EBC
Measured Original Gravity: 1.043 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.3 %
Calories: 398.6 kcal/l

Mash Profile

Mash Name: BIAB, Pilsner Step Mash
Sparge Water: 0.00 l
Sparge Temperature: 75.6 C
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE
Est Mash PH: 5.69
Measured Mash PH: 5.20
Total Grain Weight: 4840.00 g
Grain Temperature: 22.2 C
Tun Temperature: 22.2 C
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition:
Sparge Acid Addition:
Mash Steps

Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Acid Rest Add 28.95 l of water at 36.2 C 35.0 C 5 min
Protein Rest Heat to 52.0 C over 15 min 52.0 C 15 min
Saccharification 1 Heat to 63.0 C over 11 min 63.0 C 45 min
Saccharification 2 Heat to 72.0 C over 9 min 72.0 C 30 min
Mash Out Heat to 78.0 C over 6 min 78.0 C 10 min

Sparge: If steeping, remove grains, and prepare to boil wort

Mash Notes: Brew in a bag method where the full boil volume is mashed within the boil vessel and then the grains are withdrawn at the end of the mash. No active sparging is required. This is a pilsner mash profile that can be used for styles requiring high attenuation and/or modification.

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg
Pressure/Weight: 12.54 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 7.2 C
Fermentation: Lager, Single 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: 15.6 C

Notes

Pitched with small kilner jar of MJ76 yeast slurry at 17.5C
Sterilock fitted

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Sarah is an experienced home brewer, a qualified BJCP beer judge, organiser of the Welsh National Homebrew Competition and sometimes Brewtuber under her home brewery name, Daft Cat Brewing

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