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Zach's Brown Ale
Northern English Brown Ale
Type: All Grain Date: 25 Nov 2013
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal Brewer: Zach
Boil Size: 7.89 gal Asst Brewer: Chris
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Pot and Cooler (10 Gal/37.8 L) - All Grain
End of Boil Volume 6.76 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 72.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 5.25 gal Est Mash Efficiency 85.1 %
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0
Taste Notes:

Ingredients

Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
9 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 84.7 %
12.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2 7.1 %
8.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 3 4.7 %
4.0 oz Chocolate Malt (Thomas Fawcett) (508.0 SRM) Grain 4 2.4 %
2.0 oz Black Malt (Thomas Fawcett) (660.0 SRM) Grain 5 1.2 %
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.20 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 16.4 IBUs
1.00 oz Liberty [4.50 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 7 10.9 IBUs
1.00 oz Willamette [5.30 %] - Boil 15.0 min Hop 8 8.3 IBUs
1.00 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 10.0 mins) Fining 9 -
0.50 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Boil 10.0 mins) Other 10 -
1.0 pkg Northwest Ale (Wyeast Labs #1332) [124.21 ml] Yeast 11 -

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.050 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.067 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.6 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.2 %
Bitterness: 35.6 IBUs Calories: 229.1 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 21.3 SRM

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 10 lbs 10.0 oz
Sparge Water: 5.18 gal Grain Temperature: 45.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 170.0 F Tun Temperature: 45.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 4.78 gal of water at 169.0 F 153.0 F 60 min

Sparge Step: Batch sparge with 2 steps (0.84gal, 4.34gal) of 170.0 F water
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Bottle Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Pressure/Weight: 3.75 oz Carbonation Used: Bottle with 3.75 oz Table Sugar
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 F Age for: 30.00 days
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

Notes

Requires blow off tube for a minimum of 3 days

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