Alternate Universe
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brew Date: June 25, 2017
Yield: 5.5 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
12.6/24.8
Bitterness (Calc): 31.7 IBU (Tinseth)
BU/GU: 0.51
Calories: 201 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 7.2%
ABW: 5.6%
Batch No: 2017-11
OG: 1.062
OG (Plato): 15.21° P
Target OG: 1.063
FG: 1.008
FG (Plato): 2.05° P
Target FG: 1.012
Real Extract: 4.43° P
App. Atten.: 86.5%
Real Atten.: 70.9%
Status: On Tap
General Information
Method: All Grain

An "imperialized" version of an altbier 

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: German Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1007
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 55–66°F
Amount: 2000 ml
Equipment Profile

8 Gallon/28 Liter Kettle and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 5.00 gallons Boil Volume: 6.50 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 11.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.25 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 9.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10.00 gallons
Loss: 0.50 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
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
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

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Calicum: 31.4 ppm
Bicarbonate: 56.9 ppm
Sulfate: 41.1 ppm
Chloride: 0.9 ppm
Sodium: 27.0 ppm
Magnesium: 3.5 ppm
PH: 5.4%
Notes:

Filtered through standard charcoal system.

Procedure
  • Add yeast at 64 degrees and maintain the temperature until fermentation is active. Raise the temperature 1 degree every day until it reaches 67. Finish fermentation at that temperature.
  • Lager for 35-60 days.
Fermentation
Primary: 3 days @ 64° F
Secondary: 11 days @ 67° F
Lager: 60 days @ 32° F
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Bottle Label
Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Your Crazy Matches My Crazy
Competition: Colorado State Fair Homebrew Competition
Date: Aug 19, 2017
Style: Altbier
Place: 2nd (Silver)
Entry Name: Your Crazy Matches My Crazy
Competition: Rocky Mountain Homebrew Club Challenge
Date: Sep 30, 2017
Style: Altbier
Place: 3rd (Bronze)
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