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Offline Chris Craig

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American Stout
« on: September 17, 2013, 09:19:43 AM »
This is a slightly different version of my first attempt at an American Stout.

Recipe: Reprobate Stout
Brewer: Chris Craig
Asst Brewer:
Style: American Stout
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (30.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 27 l
Post Boil Volume: 23 l
Batch Size (fermenter): 21 l   
Bottling Volume: 20 l
Estimated OG: 1.072 SG
Estimated Color: 45.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 75.5 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 78.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 81.7 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt                   Name                                     Type          #        %/IBU         
0.25 kg               Rice Hulls (0.0 SRM)                     Adjunct       1        3.7 %         
5.50 kg               Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)           Grain         2        80.8 %       
0.45 kg               Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM)         Grain         3        6.7 %         
0.30 kg               Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM)    Grain         4        4.4 %         
0.30 kg               Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)               Grain         5        4.4 %         
65 g                  Amarillo Gold [10.10 %] - Boil 60.0 min  Hop           6        69.7 IBUs     
1.00 Items            Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5.0 mins)         Fining        7        -             
25 g                  Centennial [10.90 %] - Boil 5.0 min      Hop           8        5.8 IBUs     
2.0 pkg               Safale American  (DCL/Fermentis #US-05)  Yeast         9        -             


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 6.80 kg
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Name              Description                             Step Temperat Step Time     
Mash In           Add 22 l of water at 75 C               68 C          60 min       

Sparge: Batch sparge with 2 steps (Drain mash tun, , 16l) of 76 C water

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Re: American Stout
« Reply #1 on: October 05, 2013, 10:10:28 PM »
Well, this went all the way down to 1.009; I expected 1.017. It's carbing now.  Hopefully it's tasty.  As I recall, the first version of this was pretty sweet;  I didn't understand pitching rates very well at the time.