Arachnophobia

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Wort traveling through the Hop Spider and Hops infusing lots of flavor into the boil

20141018_132901  1.010  Oct 18,2014

20141018_132956 Tangerine, light grapefruit, slightly bitter. 5.5 ABV

Style Information

Name: Arachnophobia
Recipe Type: Extract
Category: Hoppy Pale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Pale 2 Row 19 lb A great base malt for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. With moderate protein and enzyme levels and a very clean, smooth finish
Crystal 10L 1.5 lbs The flavor has a candy-like sweetness with mild caramel character. This malt will add golden hues to a beer, creating a beautiful blonde or pilsner. Will also improve the head of a beer
Carafoam 1 lb Contributes the same to your beer as CaraPils does - body, etc - but with a slightly sweet flavor.

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum 1 oz 14% 14 60 min Known for bittering value and quality.
Colombus .5 oz 13% 6.5 60 min Pleasant, with pungent aroma. Added for Bittering
Buzz Bullets 1 oz 15% 15 10 min Citrus and floral notes notes,
El Dorado 1 oz 15.3% 15.3 10 min This hop has bright tropical fruit flavors and aromas of pear, watermelon, and stone fruit.
Amarillo Gold 2 oz 9.5% 19 10 min Grapefruit and orange flavor.
Caliente 3 oz 12% 36 21 days lemon zest and a hint of pine. Fresh peach/nectarine & plum. Added to 5 gal keg "A"
Mosiac 4 oz 12% 48 21 days Mango, lemon, citrus, and blueberry notes. Added to 5 gal keg "A"
Cascade 2 oz 6% 12 21 days Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Added to 5 gal keg"B"
Simcoe 2 oz 13% 26 21 days A bittering and aromatic hop. Added to 5 gal keg "B"
Amarillo 3 oz 8.5% 25.5 21 days Citrusy, flowery. Added to 5 gal keg "B"

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Irish Moss Fining Boil 1 pinch 15 min A blend of flaked seaweeds. Use one tsp per 5 gallons for the last 15-20 min of boil to clarify beer.
Brew VInt Other Boil 1 tab 10 min Added for yeast food

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
WLP090 1 vial Started in 2000 ml flask with 1/4 cup DME and placed on stir plate

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
140 degrees for 40 min. Then 148 for 60 min. Infusion 60 min 150

Boil

Amount: 15 gal
Water Description: 7.5 ph
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 10

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
2 Weeks 65-68 2-6 gal Carboys
Caliente: 3 oz
Mosiac: 4 oz
This Hop charge is added to each of the 6 gal Carboys after 7 days

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.056
Estimated FG: 1.012
Estimated ABV: 5.77%
 
Actual OG: 1.052
Actual FG: 1.010
Actual ABV: 5.50%
 
Bitterness: 65.4 IBU
Estimated Color: 4.5 SRM

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