Cal Common eBIAB 2

Well…now I’m realizing I can’t do math.  This is 10 of 12 for skirmish in the triad.  Almost there!  This is a beer I have done in the past and really like the way it turned out so I figured I’d do it as an NHC beer and this is my dry run.  I will note that German Northern Brewer and US are quite different and I would highly recommend German.

Recipe Info

Recipe: cal common ebiab 1
Style: California Common 19B BJCP 2015
Date: 09-01-2016

Recipe

Guideline Min

Guideline Max

OG

1.051

1.048

1.054

FG

1.010

1.011

1.014

Color

10.1

10.0

14.0

ABV

5.3

4.5

5.5

IBU

38.0

30.0

45.0

Brewery Info

Efficiency: 70 %
Attenuation: 80 %

Mash Info

Weight: 12.5 Lbs
Thickness: 2.03 Qt per Lb
Deadspace: 2.5 G
Strikewater: 8.84 G
Volume: 9.84 G
Temp: 150.0 F

Boil Info

Kettle Gravity: 1.042
Predicted Mash Run-off: 7.72 G
Target Starting Boil Volume: 7.75 G
Boil Duration: 60 min
Evaporation Rate: 1.25 G per Hour
Final Boil Volume: 6.5 G

Fermentables

Weight

% by Weight

Name

Yield

SRM

11.000 Lb

88.0 %

Golden Promise (Simpsons)

82.0

2.0

1.500 Lb

12.0 %

Crystal, Medium (Simpsons)

76.0

55.0

Hops

Weight

Name

AAU

Time

Use

IBUs

1.0 Oz

Northern Brewer (US)

6.0

60 mins

Boil

19.0

1.5 Oz

Northern Brewer (US)

6.0

15 mins

Boil

14.0

1.5 Oz

Northern Brewer (US)

6.0

10 mins

Aroma

5.0

Yeast

Amount

Name

1.000 unit

San Francisco Lager White Labs WLP810

Misc

Amount

Name

Time

Use

1.000 tablet

Whirlfloc Tablet

15 mins

Boil

0.500 tsp

Yeast Nutrient (Wyeast)

10 mins

Boil

Water

Predicted Mash Ph: 5.41

Ca

Mg

Na

Cl

So

Bicarbonate

Water

7

3

21

11

24

46

Mash

66

3

21

54

107

46

Sparge

0

0

0

0

0

0

Final

90

4

29

74

146

63

Target

75

0

0

0

0

0

Mash Water

Total Water Treated: 8.844 G
Percent RO / Distlled: 0 %
Water Used: 8.844 G

Mash Water Adjustments

Gypsum: 5.0 g
Calcium Chloride: 3.0 g
Lactic Acid: 3.0 ml @ 88.000 %

Sparge Water

Leftover Mash Water Used: Yes
Total Water Treated: 0.000 G
Percent RO / Distlled: 0 %
Water Used: 0.000 G

Sparge Water Adjustments

Notes

mash 152F 60 min
168F 10 mins

Pitch at 60 and ramp to 62. Hold for 2 weeks.

9/14/16 1L starter w/ 78 grams of DME WLP810
9/16/16 normal brew day
9/17/16 nice 1/2″ kreusen and steady bubbling
9/18/16 ditto
9/19/16 slowing.  kreusen dropping.  bubbling every ~5 sec
9/20/16 ~8 sec
9/21/16 appears done
9/22/16 ~12 sec
9/23/16 no bubbling
9/30/16 racked to lagering keg FG 1.018? pH 4.36
really nice malt and hop character.  a big green and maybe a whisper of sulfur?  should clear up.

This beer turned out really great.  Did well at the Skirmish in the Triad taking 2nd.

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