Weedseed Imperial Red Lager

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Submitted By: Stompncrush (Shared)
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Brewer: Albert
Batch Size: 6.50 galStyle: Imperial Nut Brown (10C)
Boil Size: 8.53 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 21.7 SRMEquipment: 20 gal pot mash / 20 gal boil pot
Bitterness: 31.9 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.079 (19.2° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Est FG: 1.019 SG (4.9° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 8.0%Taste Rating: 30.0

Amount Name Type #
11.00 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60 min) Misc 1
9 lbs 2.88 oz Pale Ale (Crisp) (4.0 SRM) Grain 2
8 lbs 5.12 oz Golden Promise (Simpsons) (2.0 SRM) Grain 3
2 lbs 8.00 oz Hemp Seeds (3.0 SRM) Grain 4
9.19 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 5
9.19 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 6
8.00 oz Roasted Barley (300.0 SRM) Grain 7
1.60 oz Roasted Barley (430.0 SRM) Grain 8
2.37 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.7%] - Boil 60 min Hops 9
1.00 Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 5 min) Misc 10
1.00 Yeast Nutrient (Boil 5 min) Misc 11
1.0 pkgs Munich Lager (Wyeast Labs #2308) Yeast 12


Heated mash water in 20gal mash tun, added grain, temp was 155-156° , 2-3° high. Used grant to collect wort by gravity and recirculate with pump, and heat mash tun to keep at 153°F. Worked great. Used hop spider during boil. Used plate chiller into fermenter at 66°F, pitched yeast. I used Mangrove Jack M10 Workhorse and Don used Mangrove Jack M79 Burton Union yeast. Had some fermentation activity the next morning, by 24 hours had a nice krausen and going very well at 36h. Temp 66-67°F. 2.24.14 Ferm peaked and started to slow. hit 70°, cooled to 67° 2.25.14 Temp about 64°, put heat belt on to warm up, ferm much slower. 3.3.14 Ferm finished, racked to secondary, FG 1.014. 76% attenuation. Had at least an extra 1/2 gallon that I chucked. 3.8.14 Kegged and carbonated. New Notes: Had 4 50ml tubes of Munich Lager yeast from 12.15.15 Vienna Lager starter. Pitched into 1L starter for 24h, crashed for 24h decanted and poured in a 3L starter. 7 gallons strike water = 5.25ml PA 6 gallons total in HLT for sparge = 1.5ml PA

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