BrewBlog: Iron Brew (Imperial Red)
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain

Brewed for the Baron's Iron Brew homebrew meeting on 6/26/13. All recipes had to use, at a minimum, the following ingredients. None, could be added except yeast of choice. 

6lbs 2-row

4 oz Crystal 60L

1 oz roasted barley

.5 oz Magnum hops

.5 oz Hallertau hops

Scale Recipe
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 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Non-Fermentables
1/2 tablet Whirlfloc @ 5 minutes  
Reference
Hops
1.00 ounces 16% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
16 AAUs
0.50 ounces 5% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Flavor
Use: Aroma
2.5 AAUs
1.50 ounces 5% Pellets @ 1 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
7.5 AAUs
2.00 ounces 5% Pellets 10 AAUs
2.00 ounces 5% Pellets 10 AAUs
7.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 46 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Irish Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP004
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 71%
Temperature Range: 65–68°F
Amount: 1000 ml
Equipment Profile

15 Gallon/57 Liter Brew Pot (15) and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Batch Size: 10.00 gallons Boil Volume: 12.55 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9.00% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0.80 gallons
Efficiency: 72% Mash Tun Weight: 9.00 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10.00 gallons
Loss: 1.00 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: 0.30 Cal/gram per °C
Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Medium Bodied Beer

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 23.1 Efficiency: 66.8%
Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 60 min. 154°F

Add 70% of mash water at 166° F / 74° C

2 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 30% of mash water at 197° F / 92° C

Water Profile

Milwaukee, WI

Calicum: 96 ppm
Bicarbonate: 107 ppm
Sulfate: 26 ppm
Chloride: 16 ppm
Sodium: 7 ppm
Magnesium: 47 ppm
PH: 7.5%
Notes:

Famous for Pilsners and Lagers.

Fermentation
Primary: 20 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 11 days @ 68° F
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