05/05/14. My 32nd homebrew, Peat Port-Al continues the AL series of beers. Second of two beers brewed on the Bank Holiday weekend one Sunday and one Monday
Mash tun boiled the night before, 70°C in the morning. Reheated back to 75°C
Mash 90min starting at 67°C and falling to 66°C over the duration of the mash
4.6kg Pale Malt
340g Crystal Malt
800g Chocolate Malt
115g Peat Smoked 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
20g Chinook (13.4%) and 15g Nelson Sauvin (12.3%) added at the start
20g Chinook and 15g Nelson Sauvin added 30min in
30g Chinook, 20g Nelson Sauvin and half a Whirlfloc tablet added with 10 minutes to go
Filtered to fermentation bin
Wort cooler utilised to crash temperature from 72°C to 25°C. Syphoning only.
OG 1059 @ 25°C. Bottom of Reverse Starboard-er added (WLP English Yeast) added to the fermentation bucket.
Currently in the fermentation bin