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Pictorial Brew #49: Kiwi Pale Ale

August 1, 2013

First time using Kiwi hops, overshot the gravity by one point. Mash efficiency 83 per cent. Loads of pictures to follow the recipe:

name Kiwi Pale Ale
“style” Pale Ale
brewlength 24 litres
IBU 40
EBC 18
OG 1049
brewing date 1-Aug-13
yeast Nottingham
fermentables grain kg %
grain 1 Pilsner 3.35 66.7%
grain 2 Vienna 1.00 19.9%
grain 3 Carared 0.32 6.4%
grain 4 Wheat 0.20 4.0%
grain 5 Crystal 0.15 3.0%
total 5.02 100%
hops gram minutes ibu
NZ Pacific Jade 15.1% 8 FWH 12
NZ Pacific Jade 15.1% 8 60 12
NZ Pacific Jade 15.1% 10 15 7
NZ Pacifica 5.6% 15 15 4
NZ Pacific Jade 15.1% 10 5 3
NZ Pacifica 5.6% 15 5 2
total 66 40
mash schedule minutes degrees c
step 1 mash in 40
step 2 70 66
step 3 15 77
1/4 tsp Gypsum in the boil
After boil-off hops soaked 10 minutes before cooling

 

Grist ready to be crushed:

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Hops:

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Speciality malt storage:

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Base malt, Pilsner and Pale Ale:

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Mashing:

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Sanitising the fermentor:

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Hops weighted and ready:

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Tautology:

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Draining the malt pipe:

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Rinsing the malt:

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First wort hops into the hop spider:

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Restorative, roborative:

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Cooling:

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Cooling water being utilised for later (tomatoes need water):

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Hop spider done its work:

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Speise ready for the freezer:

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Into the fermentor:

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All done:

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