Jun 11, 2010

GOld Scratch / Jahrfunfzehn Helles

GOld Scratch -- O.G. = 1.087 -- 1.006 -- 10.6% ABV Jahrfunfzehn Helles -- O.G. = 1.056 -- 1.015 -- 5.4% ABV

Target Gravities: Lager -- 1.057 Strong Golden -- 1.077


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Malt Bill 25 lbs Pilsner Malt Other Fermentables: 2.5 lb Cane Sugar


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Hops: 2oz Styrian Goldings (5.2) -- 60 min 1.5oz Saaz (5.5) -- 30 min


8 gallons strike water (1.44 q/pound).


3 gallons absorbed add 1 gallon boiling water Collect six gallons Six gallons sparge water for a total of 12


Pale lager Strong golden Dough--356 421 - mashing too hot. I've added ice cubes and now I am trying to relax. 507 - running off first wort. Mash was much closer to 159 than the 149 I was shooting for 623 - boil begins (few interruptions) 803 - chilling almost done. Wort seems short. May figure for thirteen gallons next time. Strong golden og - 69degrees / 1.086 Lager og - 79 degrees / 1.054


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strong Golden Ale Notes:


6.19.10 -- Fermentation went well for the first six days. It started cool ( around 62), then up to around 75. i moved the bucket into the hall yesterday so it could warm up some (into the low 80s).


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7.7.10 -- Gravity reads 1.004 at 78 degrees (1.006). Cold conditioning begun.


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7.14.10 -- reyeasted, primed, and bottled at 4 volumes of carbon Dioxide


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3.12.11 -- Scored a 35 at the Peach State Brew Off in Atlanta, winning the silver medal in its flight: scoresheet


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Extra Pale Lager Notes: 6.29.10 -- Diacetyl rest begun. Much later than normal. Closer to twenty days than the normal ten. 7.6.10 -- It has taken a while for the chest freezer to warm up to 70, but it has been that high for a good three or four days. I beers are getting racked tomorrow. 7.7.10 -- Lagering begun. Gravity at 1.013 at 78 degrees (1.015).




























1 comment:

Dave said...

Send me some of that shit.