18/08/13. My 22nd homebrew. Having been to the homebrew shop (Hop & Grape in Darlington) the day before and got hold of some Nelson Sauvin hops this is a single hop beer to try th ehop out.
Mash tun filled with water and boiled previous night. 72°C in the morning and brought up to 75°C
Mash 1hr 30min starting at 67°C throughout
5kg Golden Promise
200g Crystal Malt
300g Flaked Barley
Run off through bottom tap in mash tun into fermentation bin and then sparged with hot water to give 20l which was returned to the mash tun
Boil 1hr total
50g Nelson Sauvin (12.3%) at the start
25g Nelson Sauvin 30 minutes in
25g Nelson Sauvin and half a Whirlflock tablet added with 10 minutes to go
Filtered to fermentation bin and 6l of boiled water added to bring volume back to 5 gallons (22.7l)
Wort cooler utilised to crash temperature from 70°C to 25°C in 50 minutes. Syphoning from rather than main pressure through cooler.
OG 1058. White Labs Californian yeast WLP001 (new tube).
FG ???? 110 IBU