BrewBlog: California Common
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments

12/23/2015 - Krausen established and the fermentation is underway at 66F.

1/11/2016 - Transferred to secondary.

2/21/2016 - Kegged.

2/29/2016 - This is the recipe. It's wonderful.

Scale Recipe
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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: 125 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.

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

Mash in with 3 gallons of water at 168F to hit a mash temperature of 154F.  Rest for 60 minutes.  Mash out with 6 quarts of boiling water.  Drain the tun to collect the first runnings.  Sparge with an additional 3.5 gallons as 170F to collect a final volume of 6.5 gallons.

Fermentation
Primary: 12 days @ 62° F
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