BrewBlog: NB Oktoberfest
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments

Something went wrong with this.  It was over attenuated and tasteless.  I blame the thermometer.

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Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 75 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: German lager
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: Saflager W-34/70
Type: Lager
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 80%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 53–59°F
Amount: 12 gr
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 3.5 gallons of water at 167F for a sacc rest at 152F (1.22 qt/lb).  Mash out with an infusion of 7 quarts of boiling water (1.83 qt/lb).  Drain the tun and sparge with an additional 3.5 gallons at 170F. to collect 7 gallons.

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