Tommy Traddles’s Strong Ale
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain

And ‘Which I meantersay is Pip’—
    The voices hurry past—
‘Not to deceive you, sir’—‘Stand by!’
    ‘Awast, my lass, awast!’
‘Beware of widders, Samivel,’
    And shun strong drink, my friend;
And, ‘not to put too fine a point
    Upon it,’ I must end.

from "With Dickens" by Henry Lawson

Comments

Actual mash temp was more like 160° than 158°.

Collected ~8 gallons.... Exactly what the water calc called for, but it seems like too much.  Boiling in two kettles.  6.5 gallons with the hops, and a smaller one with a lower-gravity run-off. 

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Extract
7.30 pounds LME - Light 34.7% of grist
7.30 pounds Total Extract Weight 34.7% of grist
Reference
Malts and Grains
12.50 pounds 59.4% of grist
0.25 pounds 1.2% of grist
0.25 pounds 1.2% of grist
0.25 pounds 1.2% of grist
0.50 pounds 2.4% of grist
13.75 pounds 65.3% of grist
Reference
Hops
Equipment Profile

7 Gallon/26.5 Liter Kettle and 5 Gallon/19 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 5.00 gallons Boil Volume: 6.00 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.25 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 4.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 5.00 gallons
Loss: 0.25 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
Mash Profile

Single Step Temperature Mash, Full Bodied Beer

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
Notes:

Mash with a direct heat source to maintain temperature.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Saccharification Infusion 40 min. 158°F

Add 100% of mash water at 170° F / 77° C

2 Mash Out Temperature 10 min. 168°F

Heat to 168° F / 75° C for at least 10 minutes

Special Procedures
Water Amounts Calculator
Target Final Boil Volume: 5.5 gallons  
Evaporation Rate: 1.5 gallons per hour  
Boil Time: 90 minutes  
Runoff Volume Needed: 7.98 gallons 5.5 gallons (final boil volume) ÷ 0.96 (cooling) + 2.25 gallons (boil evaporation)
Grain Amount: 14.5 pounds  
Grain Absorbtion: 2.9 gallons  
Total Water Needed: 10.88 gallons 7.98 gallons (runoff) + 2.9 gallons (grain absorbtion) + 0 gallons (equip. loss)
Mash Water Needed: 4.53 gallons based on 1.25 quarts per pound of grain
Sparge Water Needed: 6.35 gallons 10.88 gallons (total water) – 4.53 gallons (mash water)

 

 

Strike Water Temperature Calculator

 

Grain Weight: 14.5 pounds
Grain Temperature: 64° F  
Strike Water Amount: 4.53 gallons
Target Mash Temperature: 158° F
Equipment Loss: 0° F
Strike Water Temperature: 173° F
Fermentation
Primary: 7 days @ 62° F
Secondary: 14 days @ 62° F
Age: 365 days @ 60° F
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