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.


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"


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


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


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


Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
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


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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