Whistler Mild

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: LexusChris (Shared)
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Brewer: LexusChris
Batch Size: 5.50 galStyle: Mild (11A)
Boil Size: 7.09 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 23.5 SRMEquipment: My Brew Pot (10 gal) and Igloo Cooler (10 gal)
Bitterness: 23.3 IBUsBoil Time: 90 min
Est OG: 1.047 (11.7° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.011 SG (2.9° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
ABV: 4.7%Taste Rating: 35.0

Amount Name Type #
8 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 1
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 3
6.40 oz Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 4
1.92 oz Carafa II (412.0 SRM) Grain 5
0.90 oz Fuggles [5.3%] - Boil 45 min Hops 6
0.90 oz Fuggles [5.3%] - Boil 15 min Hops 7
1.00 Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 14 min) Misc 8
1.0 pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL/Fermentis #S-04) Yeast 9
0.50 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Primary 3 days) Misc 10

Taste Notes

A: Dark brown with red highlights, clear.. but dark. Lite tan head, which settles quickly. S: Nutty malt w/burn sugar notes.. maybe like candied/roasted pecans T: Malt with lite nutty character, lite carmel & darkfruit notes on finish. M: Light-Med mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Not heavy at all. O: Very much the dark mild I was hoping for. The roasty notes mellowed from 1st few weeks, and at times it was a bit 'raisin-y'. However on 5/2/12 tasting, those have largely subsided. Leaving a nice nut/malt beer which is not too heavy. Maybe not quite the Big Tusk mild I had in Whistler, but a very nice beer anyways.

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