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AG#11 – Pale, Wheat and Rye

Posted on: October 24, 2009

Pale, Wheat and Rye – Something with Rye malt, fairly pale with just a bit of sweetness coming from the Pale Crystal Malt

 

Fermentables:
Maris Otter 1040g
Wheat Malt 520g
Rye Malt 520g
Crystal Malt, Pale 205g

Hops:
Target @ 60 mins 16g (FWH)
First Gold @ 15 mins 10g
First Gold @ 0 mins 10g (I ended up doubling this to 20g)
Protafloc @ 20 mins

Final Volume: 12 Litres
Original Gravity: 1.042
Final Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol Content: 4.1% ABV
Total Liquor: 18.5 Litres
Mash Liquor: 5.7 Litres
Mash Efficiency: 75 %
Bitterness: 46 EBU
Colour: 14 EBC

1tsp Gypsum to each Mash & Boil, 90 minute Mash which stretched to 105 minute.
Yeast Safale s-04

The grains an 1 tsp gypsum for the mash:
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Grist temp:
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Mashed in spot on (I forgot to take an end of mash temp):
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pH looks good:
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The colour of the first batch sparge (with the second batch added its going to be a nice straw colour):
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Running off, had a bit of sticking but the wort was going to be a bit cloudy anyway with the wheat:
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Hops all sorted, I decided to double up the 10g 0 mins to 20g:
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Just started boiling:
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10min steep of 20g First Gold @ flame outs:
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Cold break:
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Hit about the right OG:
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Splish splash:
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Dry Sprinkled Safale s-04, left to sink for 15mins then thrashed with a paddle:
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Left overs:
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Front left is todays brew, back left is Yorkshire Trappist red with experiments on top, front right is the JBK Anniversary brew, back right is Amber Otter:
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This morning :)
Fermentation less than 24 hours later:
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I’m hoping the Target hops will have kept some flavour to add some extra zing to the First Gold.

*Bottled 3rd Nov ’09

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