Firestone Walker Pale 31 Clone

08-09-2014 Greg Stirring the mash

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Garf, the Brew Hut cat, and Glenn waiting on the boil

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Adding 140 degree sparge water

August 9-2014 pale 31

Put into keg 09-01-2014  Gravity: 1.008

Style Information

Name: FW Pale 31
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: American Pale Ale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Briess 2 row Brewers Malt 5 lb clean, sweet malty flavor.
Thomas Fawcett & Sons Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt 4 lb Thomas Fawcett produces a 'sharper' wort. Maris Otter produces an orange tinged golden wort with a unique rich, slightly nutty flavor.
Briess Munich Malt 1 lb This is a light Munich malt that has a hefty toasted bread character.
Briess Caramel Malt .5 lb Medium caramel malt that will contribute rich golden hues and smooth flavors of sweet toffee and caramel

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Williamette 1.5 oz 4.8% 7.2 60 min Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy
Cascade .25 5.4% 1.35 10 min Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor.
Centennial 2.5 oz 8.7% 21.75 10 min Medium with floral and citrus tones.
Chinook .25 oz 13% 3.25 10 min Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity.
Chinook .25 oz 13% 3.25 5 min Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity.
Casacde .25 oz 5.4% 1.35 5 min Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor.
Centennial .25 8.7% 2.17 5 min Medium with floral and citrus tones.
Centennial .25 8.7% 2.17 1 min Medium with floral and citrus tones.
Cascade .25 5.4% 1.35 1 min Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor.
Chinook .25 13% 3.25 1 min Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity.
Cascade .5 oz 5.4% 2.7 10 days Dry Hop. Leaf. Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor.
Chinook .5 oz 13% 6.5 10 days Dry Hop. Leaf.
Centennial .5 8.7% 4.35 10 days Dry Hop. Leaf. Medium with floral and citrus tones.
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Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Irish Moss Fining Boil 1 tsp 15 min Add last 15 min of the boil for clarifying
Brew VInt Other Boil 1tsp 10 min Add at last 10 min of boil for yeast food
Oak Chips Flavor Secondary .75 oz 10 days Add at Secondary for 10 days

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
Safeale 05 1 Pkg make a starter of 1/4 cup DME added to 4000 ml boiled water and cooled. Add yeast. Place on stir plate for 48 hours. Safeale Yeast

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
140 degrees for 40 min. Then 148 for 60 min. Infusion 60 min 152

Boil

Amount: 7.5
Water Description: 7.5 ph
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
2 wks 65-68 5 gal carboy

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.048
Estimated FG: 1.009
Estimated ABV: 5.10%
 
Actual OG: 1.053
Actual FG: 1.008
Actual ABV: 5.89%
 
Bitterness: 38 IBU
Estimated Color: 6 SRM

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