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Brew #9: Cold Break Single Hop Simcoe Pale Ale

November 9, 2011
name Single Hop Simcoe Pale Ale
“style” American Pale Ale
IBU 50<>70
EBC <19
OG 1.056 BeerSmith 1055
FG 1.016
alc%vol 5.3
attenuation 71
brewing date 27-Oct-11
bottling date 10-Nov-11
days in primary 15
yeast US-05
brewing system Speidel Braumeister 20L
grain bill grain kg %
grain 1 Brewferm Kölsch malt kit 4.5 90.00%
grain 2 Pale Ale 0.2 4.00%
grain 3 Crystal 150 0.3 6.00%
total grain 5 100%
hop schedule hop gram minutes
hop1 Simcoe 12.2% 17 60
hop2 Simcoe 12.2% 25 20
hop3 Simcoe 12.2% 30 10
hop4 Simcoe 12.2% 30 5
total hop 102
mash schedule minutes degrees c
step 1 mash in 48
step 2 10 48
step 3 30 62
step 4 20 72
step 5 10 78
notes Protafloc tablet at 15 minutes –
break was all over the place,
not just on the bottom, but gravity
samples looked quite clear.
IBU says 70 on paper, no way.
Brewferm malt kit has some wheat
in it and possibly pilsner
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