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Black Boar's Blood Ale (B3) Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.048
FG1.009
IBU47
ABV5.00 %
SRM25
BJCP Style
10D. Brown Ale, American Brown Ale
Description
A strongly flavored, hoppy brown beer. Darker version of the American Pale and American Amber Ales, with more of a caramel and chocolate character, which tends to balance the hop bitterness and finish. This American Brown is more aggressive as most of the
Submitted by wild on 16-Jun-2005

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Medium malty flavor with medium-high bitterness. The dry finish provides an aftertaste having more hops than malt. Hop flavor is over moderate. Very low fruity esters and no diacetyl. Medium body with no resiny impression. Moderate carbonation. Not as mu
Awards
Boil Volume 6.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast WLP001 California Ale (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic, 6 days
Secondary Fermentation Plastic, 10 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure Start by steeping grains (156F) for 30 min in gallon water. Sparge with another gallon at 170F. Start boil bring initial water volume to 2 gallons. Add DME and Northern Brewer pellets. Boil 30 minutes and add 1oz. Amarillo. Boil 20 minutes add 1oz. Amarillo. Turn off heat and add oz. Amarillo. Cool wort and strain into fermenter. At 75F pitch yeast. Primary ferment for 6 days. Filter, rack to keg and force carbonate or secondary for 10 days.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.040 1.048 1.060
FG 1.010 1.009 1.017
IBU 25 47 60
SRM 15 25 22
ABV 4 5.00 6
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
40.0 % 3.00 Amber Dry Malt Extract 20.3 12.5
33.3 % 2.50 Dark Dry Malt Extract Use left over 1/2# for starter. 15.8 80.0
13.3 % 1.00 Light Dry Malt Extract 6.8 2.0
13.3 % 1.00 American Crystal 60L 5.1 60.0
  7.50     47.9  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
16.7 % 0.50 Northern Brewer Pellet 6.9 3.5 60 0.278 14.3
33.3 % 1.00 Amarillo Pellet 7.0 7.0 30 0.213 22.4
33.3 % 1.00 Amarillo Pellet 7.0 7.0 10 0.101 10.6
16.7 % 0.50 Amarillo Pellet 7.0 3.5 0 0.000 0.0
  3.00               47.0