Bitter American

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: dplittle (Shared)
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Brewer: David Little
Batch Size: 6.00 galStyle: Specialty Beer (23A)
Boil Size: 10.28 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 6.2 SRMEquipment: B3 1550
Bitterness: 33.5 IBUsBoil Time: 90 min
Est OG: 1.056 (13.9° P)Mash Profile: Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Full Body
Est FG: 1.016 SG (4.0° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
ABV: 5.3%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
15 lbs 8.00 oz Golden Promise (Simpsons) (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
13.00 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 2
6.00 oz Cara (Crisp) (17.5 SRM) Grain 3
6.00 oz Crystal Light - 45L (Crisp) (45.0 SRM) Grain 4
0.81 oz Magnum [12.0%] - Boil 60 min Hops 5
1 lbs 6.40 oz DME Golden Light (Briess) [Boil for 15 min] (4.0 SRM) Dry Extract 6
1.52 oz Cascade [4.5%] - Boil 15 min Hops 7
1.98 oz Centennial [11.6%] - Boil 0 min Hops 8
2 pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast 9
1.98 oz Centennial [11.6%] - Dry Hop 7 days Hops 10
1.06 oz Simcoe [13.0%] - Dry Hop 7 days Hops 11

Notes

BYO: March-April 2012, pg 38 It didn't look like the grains were cracked as completely as they shold have been. The mash efficiently suffered greatly. I lowered the efficiency and boil volume to get it back in line and then added 1 lb 6 oz of light DME.