BrewBlog: Bavarian Dopplebock
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Zach Mallory
Brew Date: May 23, 2009
Tap Date: December 1, 2009
Yield: 5.2 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
24.7/48.7
Bitterness (Calc): 24.1 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 0.28
Calories: 284 (12 ounces)
Conditioning: Keg
ABV: 8.1%
ABW: 6.3%
OG: 1.085
OG (Plato): 20.45° P
Target OG: 1.087
FG: 1.024
FG (Plato): 6.07° P
Target FG: 1.021
Real Extract: 8.67° P
App. Atten.: 70.3%
Real Atten.: 57.6%
Status: On Tap
General Information
Method: All Grain

Add Cocoa Nibs on Secondary - Lager 2 months

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Non-Fermentables
1.05 Whirlfloc Tablet @ 15 minutes  
0.03 Yeast Nutrient @ 5 minutes  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Equipment Profile

Brew Pot (19 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (10 Gal)

Batch Size: 10 gallons Boil Volume: 19 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:

19 gallon setup for all grain brewing.  Uses a 10 gallon water cooler as mash tun for single infusion mashes and a 19 gallon brew pot for full size boil of the 12+ gallons of wort.

Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Medium Bodied Beer

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

Lagered 45 days on 12 oz cocoa nibs

Fermentation
Primary: 10 days @ 53° F
Secondary: 2 days @ 65° F
Lager: 45 days @ 45° F
Age: 180 days @ 41° F
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