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Brew #63: Oatmeal Rye Bitter

February 12, 2014
name Oatmeal Rye Bitter
“style” Bitter
brewlength 24 litres
IBU 36
EBC 21
OG 1041
IBU to OG ratio 0.87
brewing date 12-Feb-14
yeast Safale S-04
fermentables grain kg %
grain 1 Pale Ale 1.600 37.3%
grain 2 Pilsner 1.450 33.8%
grain 3 Rye malt 0.635 14.8%
grain 4 Oats, flaked 0.215 5.0%
grain 5 Wheat malt 0.190 4.4%
grain 6 Crystal150 0.180 4.2%
grain 7 Black malt 0.015 0.4%
total 4.285 100%
hops gram minutes ibu
Magnum 14% 20 60 29
Fuggles 5.17% 20 15 5
Fuggles 5.17% 15 5 2
Citra 14.8% 15 0 0
NZ Kohatu 6.8% 10 0 0
NZ Pacific Jade 15.1% 10 0 0
total 90 36
Hochkurz
mash schedule minutes deg c
step 1 – mash in 5 55
step 2 – maltose rest 40 63
step 3 – dextrinisation rest 50 70
step 4 – mash out 15 77
Hop-stand for 20 minutes

Reason why the grain percentages in my recipes are not integers but weird fractions is that I first calculate the weights by percentage of total fermentables and then round the resulting kilos and grams to nice round numbers.

Small addition of Citra in the end seemed to lift the aroma.

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