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Queen B's Red Merkin All-grain
Color
Stats
OG1.060
FG1.018
IBU62
ABV5.40 %
SRM8
BJCP Style
06B. American Pale Ales, American Amber Ale
Description
Its a tribute to a well known artist.
Submitted by ParadoxPrime on 19-Sep-2009

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes
Awards
Boil Volume 6.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast WLP885 (70% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Glass-, 7
Secondary Fermentation glass, 2 weeks
Other Fermentation
Procedure Target temp 155 F 60' mash (test if you wish) Lauter to collect 6.5 gal wort. 7 days rack, 14 days ( i used nutrient and moss at 10 minutes left in boil)
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.045 1.060 1.056
FG 1.010 1.018 1.015
IBU 20 62 40
SRM 11 8 18
ABV 4.5 5.40 5.7
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
72.7 % 8.00 American Two-row Pale Gambrinus Pale 44.4 1.8
18.2 % 2.00 British Cara-Malt (actually CARA RED malt) 10.5 10.0
5.7 % 0.63 CaraPils 3.1 1.8
3.5 % 0.38 American Crystal 10L was 15 L 2.0 10.0
  11.01     60.0  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
33.3 % 0.50 Super Alpha Summit Pellets Pellet 18.0 9.0 60 0.263 35.4
33.3 % 0.50 Super Alpha Summit Pellets Pellet 18.0 9.0 FWH 0.159 21.4
33.3 % 0.50 Cascade Pellet 6.6 3.3 10 0.095 4.7
  1.50               62.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
.5 TSP Wyeast Nutrient at 10'
.5TSP Sea weed/ irish moss at 10'