Fetchez la Vache
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brew Date: September 17, 2011
Yield: 10 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
9.4/18.5
Bitterness (Calc): 26.7 IBU (Rager)
BU/GU: 0.36
Calories: 241 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 8.3%
ABW: 6.4%
Batch No: 17-2011
OG: 1.074
OG (Plato): 17.97° P
Target OG: 1.073
FG: 1.012
FG (Plato): 3.07° P
Target FG: 1.012
Real Extract: 5.76° P
App. Atten.: 82.9%
Real Atten.: 67.9%
General Information
Method: All Grain
Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Adjuncts
2.00 pounds Sucrose (Table Sugar)  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Biere de Garde
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 3725
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 74-79%
Alcohol Tolerance: High
Temperature Range: 70–95°F
Amount: 3000 ml
Equipment Profile

Converted Keg, 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 10.00 gallons Boil Volume: 12.00 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.80 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 9.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10.00 gallons
Loss: 1.00 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

Converted 15.5 gallon/59 liter keg boil kettle for full boil with a 10 gallon/38 liter cooler as a mash/lauter tun.

Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Extra Light Bodied Beer, No Mash Out

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 29.3 Efficiency: 87.1%
Notes:

Low mash temperature for extra dry styles.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 90 min. 147°F

Add 100% of mash water at 159° F / 70.5° C

Water Profile

Denver, Colorado

Calicum: 31.5 ppm
Bicarbonate: 104 ppm
Sulfate: 50.8 ppm
Chloride: 23.5 ppm
Sodium: 21.4 ppm
Magnesium: 8.5 ppm
PH: 7.8%
Procedure
  • Add yeast at 66 degrees and maintain the temperature until fermentation is active. Raise the temperature 1 degree every day until it reaches 70. Finish fermentation at that temperature.
  • Lager and cellar for 35-60 days.
Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 73° F
Lager: 60 days @ 32° F
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Bottle Label
Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Fetchez la Vache
Competition: Peterson AFB Homebrew Competition
Date: Feb 11, 2012
Style: Biere de Garde
Place: 2nd (Silver)
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