BrewBlog: American Cask Pale Ale
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Victor Williams
Brew Date: July 30, 2013
Tap Date: August 28, 2013
Yield: 5 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
6.5/12.8
Bitterness (Calc): 59.3 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 0.99
Calories: 197 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Bottles and Keg
ABV: 6.3%
ABW: 4.9%
Bottling ABV: 6.8%
OG: 1.060
OG (Plato): 14.74° P
Target OG: 1.056
FG: 1.013
FG (Plato): 3.32° P
Target FG: 1.013
Real Extract: 5.38° P
App. Atten.: 77.5%
Real Atten.: 63.5%
General Information
Method: All Grain
Cost: 25.39

A brew for the Cask Ale Baron meeting on August 2013. Cask is dry-hopped with 2 oz of home grown Columbus hops from 2012 I recieved from a brewer who attended a Discovery World Ale Through the Ages presentation.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Non-Fermentables
1/2 tablet Whirlfloc @ 5 minutes  
Reference
Hops
0.50 ounces 14.4% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
7.2 AAUs
0.50 ounces 13% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Flavor
Use: Aroma
6.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces 15% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Flavor
Use: Aroma
7.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces 13% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
6.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces 15% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
7.5 AAUs
2.00 ounces Leaf  
4.50 ounces Total Hop Weight 35.2 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: Safale
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: US-05
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75-79%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 59–75°F
Amount: 12 gr
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: 26.9 Efficiency: 80.1%
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.

Special Procedures

Primed with 3oz priming sugar. Spent 13 days in the cask at basement temperatures (~70F) and then I put it into the the refridgerator to chill two days prior to tapping at the meeting on 8/28.

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 68° F
Age: 13 days @ 70° F
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