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AG#40 – Kartoffel-Rauch

Posted on: October 31, 2010

After supping some of Leedsbrew’s Smoked Stout yesterday I decided I’d better use my kilo of Rauchmalt today, then I can justify buying some Peat Smoked malt 😉

Kartoffel-Rauch (Potato Smoke)

Fermentables:
Pale Malt – 2240g – 52%
Rauch Malt, Smoked – 1000g – 23.2%
Munich Malt – 800g – 18.6%
Wheat Malt – 200g – 4.7%
Cara Munich Type I – 70g – 1.6% (Leftovers from last a bag thrown in)

Hops:
Brewers Gold @ 60 mins – 26g (FWH)
Hallertauer Hersbrucker @ 10 mins – 25g
Hallertauer Mittlefruh @ 0 mins – 13g

Final Volume: 23 Litres
Original Gravity: 1.048
Final Gravity: 1.012
Alcohol Content: 4.6% ABV
Total Liquor: 32.6 Litres
Mash Liquor: 10.8 Litres
Mash Efficiency: 85 % – Thought I’d push the limit today and see how the Theoretical compares to the Actual.
Bitterness: 27 EBU
Colour: 14 EBC
Yeast: Safale s-04
Mash temp: 66c (Aimed for 67c, time to turn up the HLT controller)
Mash duration: 90mins
Boil Duration: 60mins
Water Treatments: General Purpose for 32L added to the Malts

Mash Efficiency figures 97.7%???!!! Surely not!!!:
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Malts & Malt Temp:
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Brewers Gold FWH and old Lager yeast as Nutrient:
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Recycling first runnings:
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10min addition of Hersbrucker Hops:
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OG: 1046 / 12 Brix, 2 points lower than predicted:
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Dry Sprinkle of Safale s-04:
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All cleaned up a little while ago, no fuss brewday, the next couple of brewdays might be presents for people or a trial-brew for an easy Blonde Christmas present 🙂

*Bottled 11th Nov ’10 with 75g white sugar

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