BrewBlog: Steam
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: California Lager
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 2112
Type: Lager
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 69%
Temperature Range: 58–68°F
Amount: 2000 ml
Equipment Profile

Red rectangular cooler

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 7 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0 gallons
Efficiency: 80% Mash Tun Weight: 10 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10 gallons
Loss: .5 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: .3 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

Suitable for larger batches, up to 25 pounds of grain in a thick mash.

Procedure

Mash in with 3gal water heated to 163F (grains at 65F, tun preheated) to hit a target temp of 152F.  Add 1.5gal boiling water for mash out.  Drain the tun and add 3.25gal water at 168F for the second sparge.  Add the bittering hops during the sparge stage.

Add Whirlfloc and Yeast Nutrient at 10min.

Add flavor and aroma hops per recipe.

Ferment at 65F for 10 days and transfer to secondary to clear.  Carbonate to 2.3 volumes.

Special Procedures

I was able to recover an additional 2qts of sweet wort from the mash that weighed in at 1.025.  This additional wort will be used to make a starter for a future batch.

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