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Double Trouble All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.060
FG1.009
IBU40
ABV6.60 %
SRM27
BJCP Style
10D. Brown Ale, American Brown Ale
Description
Big American Brown ale, based on and adapted from the Buzzdigh Moog recipe on p. 288 of Papazian's "The Homebrewer's Companion"
Submitted by j_mavros on 31-Mar-2007

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Rich and malty, nicely balanced with hop bitterness; just a hint of alcohol warmth
Awards
Boil Volume 6.50 gallons
Boil Time 90 minutes
Batch Size 5.50 gallons
Yeast White Labs WLP001 California Ale (76% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Glass, 6 days
Secondary Fermentation None
Other Fermentation None
Procedure Made 8 oz (1.040) yeast starter 24 hrs ahead. Added crushed grains to 3 gal H2O @132F, stabilized at 121F for 30 min. Added 6 quarts boiling H2O, heated to 152F and held 60 min. Sparged with 4 gal H2O @ 170F, collected 6.5 gal, final runnings @1.012. Brought to boil; added Fuggles + Wilamette hops and boiled 75 min. Added 1/2 oz Cascade hops and Irish Moss, boiled another 15 min. Turned off heat, added 1 oz Cascade hops and steeped 2 min after plugs broke up. Chilled wort and pitched yeast starter @ 75F. Fermentation complete after 6 days; kegged and force carbonated.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.040 1.060 1.060
FG 1.010 1.009 1.017
IBU 25 40 60
SRM 15 27 22
ABV 4 6.60 6
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
40.0 % 5.00 American Two-row Pale 26.2 1.8
24.0 % 3.00 Munich Light 14.0 8.0
16.0 % 2.00 Vienna 8.5 4.0
16.0 % 2.00 American Crystal 40L 9.6 40.0
4.0 % 0.50 Black Patent 2.1 500.0
  12.50     60.5  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
28.6 % 1.00 Fuggles boil Pellet 4.5 4.5 90 0.270 16.5
28.6 % 1.00 Willamette boil Pellet 4.6 4.6 90 0.270 16.9
14.3 % 0.50 Cascade flavor Whole/Plug 6.6 3.3 15 0.114 5.1
28.6 % 1.00 Cascade aroma Whole/Plug 6.6 6.6 2 0.019 1.7
  3.50               40.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 t Irish Moss