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Offline Chris Craig

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Pitch Black
« on: April 13, 2014, 07:02:02 PM »
My Mash Occur brew.

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

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 49 l
Post Boil Volume: 45 l
Batch Size (fermenter): 42 l   
Bottling Volume: 40 l
Estimated OG: 1.070 SG
Estimated Color: 46.1 SRM
Estimated IBU: 69.0 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 76.8 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt                   Name                                     Type          #        %/IBU         
11.25 kg              Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)           Grain         1        84.3 %       
0.90 kg               Black Barley (Stout) (500.0 SRM)         Grain         2        6.7 %         
0.60 kg               Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM)    Grain         3        4.5 %         
0.60 kg               Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)               Grain         4        4.5 %         
200 g                 Perle (2011) [6.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min    Hop           5        63.3 IBUs     
1.00 Items            Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5.0 mins)         Fining        6        -             
50 g                  Centennial [10.90 %] - Boil 5.0 min      Hop           7        5.7 IBUs     
4.0 pkg               Safale American  (DCL/Fermentis #US-05)  Yeast         8        -             


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 13.35 kg
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Name              Description                             Step Temperat Step Time     
Mash In           Add 37 l of water at 76 C               68 C          60 min       

Sparge: Batch sparge with 3 steps (Drain mash tun , 14l, 14l) of 76 C water

Offline Chris Craig

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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2014, 08:34:48 PM »
I think I'm going to use a hop spider for this brew.  250g of hops is quite a lot to put through a CFC.  I may even recirculate the boil through the spider to get better hops utilization.

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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2014, 08:36:10 AM »
Hop spider?  Do tell!
Fermenting: Air
On Tap: Hoppy Porter
Bottled:  Air

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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2014, 08:45:37 AM »
It's pretty similar to this @Waterlogged.


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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2014, 03:50:13 PM »
That is funny.   :rolling:
Fermenting: Air
On Tap: Hoppy Porter
Bottled:  Air

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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #5 on: April 23, 2014, 05:20:11 PM »
They're fairly common these days.

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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #6 on: April 23, 2014, 05:49:54 PM »
I might make one of those, should be no problem putting those parts together
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Re: Pitch Black
« Reply #7 on: April 23, 2014, 06:27:27 PM »
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