BrewBlog: Bavarian Dunkel 2015
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Scale Recipe
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 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
3.50 pounds 32.6% of grist
3.00 pounds 27.9% of grist
2.50 pounds 23.3% of grist
0.50 pounds 4.7% of grist
0.50 pounds 4.7% of grist
0.50 pounds 4.7% of grist
0.25 pounds 2.3% of grist
10.75 pounds 100% of grist
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Bavarian Lager
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 2206
Type: Lager
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 46–58°F
Amount: 500 ml
Equipment Profile

Brew Pot (15 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (10 Gal)

Batch Size: 10 gallons Boil Volume: 15 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: .8 gallons
Efficiency: 75% Mash Tun Weight: 9 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10 gallons
Loss: 1 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.300 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

15 gallon setup for all grain brewing.  Uses a 10 gallon water cooler as mash tun for single infusion mashes and a 15 gallon brew pot for full size boil of the 12+ gallons of wort.

Mash Profile

Double Decoction

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
Notes:

Draw some of the mash, rest, and boil. Add back to main mash.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 35 min. 122°F

Add water at 126° F / 52° C

2 Saccharification Decoction 20 min. 147°F

Decoct 30% of mash, rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil

3 Saccharification Decoction 20 min. 158°F

Decoct 15% of mash, rest for at least 10 minutes, and boil

4 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Heat to 168° F / 75° C for at least 10 minutes

Water Profile

Munich, Germany

Calicum: 75.0 ppm
Bicarbonate: 200.0 ppm
Sulfate: 10.0 ppm
Chloride: 2.0 ppm
Sodium: 10.0 ppm
Magnesium: 20.0 ppm
PH: 8.0%
Tasting Reviews
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Awards & Competitions
Entry Name: Bavarian Dunkel
Competition: 2015 Germanfest Stein Challange
Date: Jul 26, 2015
Style: Munich Dunkel
Place: 1st (Gold)
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