Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 6.53 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
End of Boil Vol: 5.73 gal
Final Bottling Vol: 5.00 gal
Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
Date: 08 May 2018
Brewer: Mike Young
Asst Brewer:
Equipment: My Equipment
Efficiency: 78.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 78.0 %
Taste Rating: 30.0
Taste Notes: Balanced malt profile with subtly bready notes form the Barke malt. Good stuff!
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
10 lbs Barke Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 100.0 %
1.00 oz Mosaic (HBC 369) [11.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 15.0 min Hop 2 9.9 IBUs
1.00 oz Simcoe [12.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 15.0 min Hop 3 10.8 IBUs
1.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05) [50.28 ml] Yeast 4 -

Gravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.6 %
Bitterness: 20.6 IBUs
Est Color: 3.6 SRM
Measured Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.0 %
Calories: 185.8 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Sparge Water: 4.23 gal
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE
Est Mash PH: 5.72
Measured Mash PH: 5.20
Total Grain Weight: 10 lbs
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Target Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Acid Addition:
Sparge Acid Addition:
Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 14.00 qt of water at 160.1 F 150.0 F 45 min

Sparge: Batch sparge with 3 steps (Drain mash tun , 2.18gal, 2.18gal) of 168.0 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: Keg
Pressure/Weight: 12.54 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
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: 65.0 F


7/3/2018 - Minimal bitterness but a good amount of hop aroma and flavor. Next time I will still add some bittering hops to provide a little more balance. May be a slight hint of DMS from the Pilsner malt based on bringing samples to a beer club meeting. Overall an easy drinking summer beer.

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