Sweet Mince Holiday Ale

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: tworley (Shared)
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Brewer: Todd Colston
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spice Beer (21B)
Boil Size: 6.74 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 13.4 SRMEquipment: Pot and Cooler (13 Gal/37.8 L) - All Grain
Bitterness: 39.9 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.079 (19.1° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.016 SG (4.0° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 8.4%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
14 lbs 8.00 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) Bel (3.0 SRM) Grain 1
1 lbs Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 2
8.96 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 3
8.00 oz Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) Grain 4
4.00 oz Special Roast (50.0 SRM) Grain 5
12.00 oz Brown Sugar, Dark (50.0 SRM) Sugar 6
0.50 oz Warrior [15.0%] - Boil 60 min Hops 7
0.50 oz Warrior [15.0%] - Boil 50 min Hops 8
1.00 Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15 min) Misc 9
0.50 oz Vanguard [5.5%] - Boil 5 min Hops 10
0.25 oz Orange Peel, Sweet (Boil 5 min) Misc 11
0.50 oz Vanguard [5.5%] - Boil 0 min Hops 12
1 pkgs Belgian Ardennes (Wyeast Labs #3522) Yeast 13

Taste Notes

Pricing: Water: 8.90 Raisons: 3.19 Apples: 5.18 Brown Sugar: 1.49 Beer: $35.79 54.55/2 = 27.28

Notes

Adding the following at 10min: 8.5 oz. Dried Apples 8 oz. Golden Raisins (pureed w/ 4 cups wort) Spices much like my pumpkin. Add at 15 or 10 min of boil : Will have mincemeat package on hand to match: Allspice, Nutmeg, Clove. Ginger has been mentioned before. Secondary spice addition depends on taste and aroma from primary. Spices: > 1tsp Clove a little under 1/2 all spice 1/4 tsp nutmeg.