BrewBlog: Otis
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments

I forgot the treat the water with gypsum before starting, so the mash pH was likely off, resulting in an underwhelming extraction efficiency.

Northern Brewer from the 2016 Webster harvest.

2017-12-17: Bottled with 5oz corn sugar.  Yield: 24x750ml, 4x12oz.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 75 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Belle Saison
Manufacturer: Lallemand
Product ID: Belle Saison
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Low
Amount: 1000 ml
Equipment Profile

Tall cooler

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 7 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: .4 gallons
Efficiency: 80% Mash Tun Weight: 10 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 7 gallons
Loss: .5 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: .3 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

Suitable for standard mashes that finish below 1.9 qt/lb with 12 pounds of grain.

Preheat with 9F-gallons

Water Profile

Hastings, Minnesota

Calicum: 55 ppm
Bicarbonate: 196 ppm
Sulfate: 7.9 ppm
Chloride: 8.9 ppm
Sodium: 3 ppm
Magnesium: 24 ppm
PH: 7.4%
Notes:

Taken from:
"Ground Water Quality in Cottage Grove, MN, June 2000"

Prepared by GWMAP

Procedure
  1. Strike with 2 gallons of water at 134F for a protein rest at 122F (0.8 qt/lb), 20 minutes.
  2. Infuse with 1 gallon at 204F for a sacc rest at 145F (1.2 qt/lb), 30 minutes.
  3. Infuse with 1 gallon at 204F for a sarr rest at 158F (1.6 qt/lb), 30 minutes.
  4. Infuse with 6 quarts, boiling, for mash out at 170F (2.2 qt/lb)
  5. Drain the tun and sparge with an additional 3 gallons at 170F
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