Upside Down Brown

20130720_092815 Nice rich color

upside down grain From dark grains

Upside down hop spider Pulling the Hop Spider. Emptying used hops.

Upside down Put the Spider back in during cooling, so the Cascade can be added

Cooling Upside down When it’s 110 degrees outside, it’s hard to get the Wort below

9o degrees. We have added 3 frozen 2 liter bottles to help with the cooling.

Upside Down Brown 1Racking Upside Down Brown into a Carboy

Upside Down Ferment Inside the Temperature Controlled Fermentation Chamber, where it will stay for 3-4 days

Style Information

Name: Brown Ale
Recipe Type: Partial Mash
Category: Ale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Crystal 40 L .5 lb Steep Grain bag to 170 degrees. remove and drain without squeezing bag
Chocolate Malt .5 lb Steep Grain bag to 170 degrees. remove and drain without squeezing bag
Carapils Malt .5 lb Steep Grain bag to 170 degrees. remove and drain without squeezing bag
light Extract 6.6 lbs Steep Grain bag to 170 degrees. remove and drain without squeezing bag
Light Malt Extract 1.5 lb Steep Grain bag to 170 degrees. remove and drain without squeezing bag

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Northern Brewer 1 oz 8.6% 8.6 minutes Steep inside Grain bag to 170 degrees. remove and drain without squeezing bag
Northern Brewer 1 oz 8.6% 8.6 60 min Add and boil for 60 min. for bittering hops.
Northern Brewer 1 oz 8.6% 8.6 10 min Add to last 10 min of boil
Cascade 2 oz 5.7% 11.4 minutes When Wort cools to 160 degrees, add the cascade for aroma
Centennial 2 oz 8.7% 17.4 minutes Dry Hop after one week
Simcoe 1 oz 12.2% 12.2 minutes Dry Hop after one week
Amarillo 2 oz 8.2% 16.4 minutes Suspended in Keg for Aroma

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Maltodextrin Other Boil 8 oz 10 min Add to last 10 min of boil
whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tab 10 min Add to last 10 min of boil
Brew Vint Other Boil 1/2 tsp 10 min Add to last 10 min of boil

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
San Diego Super Yeast 1 vial Add to 1600 ml boiled and cooled water with 1/4 C DME and placed on stir plate 24 hours in advance of pitching

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
2 Weeks 65-68 Carboy
Keep in temperature controlled fermentation chamber for the first 3 days.

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.062
Estimated FG: 1.016
Estimated ABV: 6.05%
 
Actual OG: 1.062
Actual FG: 1.013
Actual ABV: 6.44%
 

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