04/05/14. My 31st homebrew, p-Al-e continues the AL series of beers. First of two beers brewed on the Bank Holiday weekend one Sunday and one Monday
Mash tun boiled the night before, 74°C in the morning.
Mash 90min starting at 67°C and falling to 65°C over the first 60 mins. Heated to 70°C for last 30 imnutes
4kg Pale Malt
160g Crystal Malt
Run off through bottom tap in mash tun into fermentation bin and then sparged with 6l of hot water to give 20l which was returned to the mash tun
Boil 60min total
30g Amarillo (10.9%) added at the start
30g Amarillo added 30 minutes in
40g Amarillo and half a Whirlfloc tablet added with 10 minutes to go
Filtered to fermentation bin
Wort cooler utilised to crash temperature from 69°C to 24°C. Syphoning only.
OG 1046 @ 24°C. Fresh Safale US05 added to the fermentation bucket.
Currently in the fermentation bin