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2002-03-31 Lou's Brews Nut Brown Ale

A ProMash Brewing Session Report

Brewing Date: Sunday March 31, 2002
Head Brewer: Lou King
Asst Brewer: Batch 17
Recipe: Lou's Brews Nut Brown Ale


BJCP Style and Style Guidelines
10-B Brown Ale, Northern Brown

Min OG: 1.040 Max OG: 1.050   
Min IBU: 15 Max IBU: 30   
Min Clr: 12 Max Clr: 30  Color in SRM, Lovibond


Recipe Specifics
Batch Size (Gal): 10.00 Wort Size (Gal): 10.00
Total Grain (Lbs): 20.00      
Anticipated OG: 1.052 Plato: 12.86
Anticipated SRM: 21.4        
Anticipated IBU: 27.9      
Brewhouse Efficiency: 70  %   
Wort Boil Time: 60  Minutes   

Actual OG: 1.052 Plato: 12.89   
Actual FG: 1.017 Plato: 4.21   
Alc by Weight: 3.65 by Volume: 4.69 From Measured Gravities.
ADF: 67.3 RDF: 56.3 Apparent & Real Degree of Fermentation.

Actual Mash System Efficiency: 83 %
Anticipated Points From Mash: 52.01
Actual Points From Mash: 61.77


Grain/Extract/Sugar
% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
85.0 17.00 lbs.  Pale Malt(2-row) Great Britain 1.038 3
5.0 1.00 lbs.  Victory Malt America 1.034 25
5.0 1.00 lbs.  Chocolate Malt America 1.029 350
5.0 1.00 lbs.  Crystal 60L America 1.034 60

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.

Hops
Amount Name Form Alpha IBU Boil Time
1.50 oz.  Goldings - E.K. Pellet 5.90 21.6 60 min
1.00 oz.  Fuggle Pellet 5.00 3.3 15 min
1.50 oz.  Fuggle Pellet 5.00 3.0 5 min


Yeast
White Labs WLP005 British Ale


Mash Schedule
Mash Type: Single Step   
Heat Type: Infusion   
Grain Lbs: 20.00   
Water Qts: 22.00 Before Additional Infusions
Water Gal: 5.50 Before Additional Infusions
Qts Water Per Lbs Grain: 1.10 Before Additional Infusions
Tun Thermal Mass: 0.30   
Grain Temp: 63 F Before Additional Infusions

Rest Temp Time
Dough In: 169 10 Min
Saccharification Rest: 153 60 Min
Mash-out Rest: 0 0 Min
Sparge: 180 45 Min

Total Mash Volume Gal: 7.10 - After Additional Infusions

Runnings Stopped At: 1.010 SG 2.56 Plato

All temperature measurements are degrees Fahrenheit.


Efficiency Specifics
Recipe Efficiency Setting: 70 %

With sparge water, mash water, additional infusions, vessel losses, top-up
water and evaporation rate recorded in the Water Needed Calculator:

Target Volume (Gal): 13.50      
Estimated OG: 1.039 Plato: 9.64

Raw Pre-Boil Targets - only targeted volume/gravity and evaporation
rate taken into account:
Target Volume (Gal): 11.76      
Estimated OG: 1.044 Plato: 11.00

Post-Boil Targets:
Target Volume (Gal): 10.00      
Estimated OG: 1.052 Plato: 12.86

Recorded Actuals - Measurement Taken In Kettle:
Recorded Volume (Gal): 13.30      
Recorded OG: 1.046 Plato: 11.54

At 100 percent extraction from the maximum mash potential:
Total Points: 74.30
Points From Mash: 74.30
Points From Extract/Sugar: 0.00

With the recipe efficiency setting, you should have achieved:
Total Points: 52.01
Points From Mash: 52.01
Points From Extract/Sugar: 0.00

Actuals achieved were:
Actual Points From Mash: 61.77
Actual Mash System Efficiency: 83 %


Fermentation Specifics
Pitched From: Starter
Amount Pitched: 1800 mL
Lag Time: 0.00 hours

Primary Fermenter: Stainless Steel
Primary Type: Closed
Days In Primary: 7
Primary Temperature: 63 degrees F

Secondary Fermenter: Stainless Steel
Secondary Type: Closed
Days In Secondary: 7
Secondary Temperature: 63 degrees F

Original Gravity: 1.052 SG 12.89 Plato
Finishing Gravity: 1.017 SG 4.21 Plato





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