brew of "Strawberry Blonde"

details

notes

(Ca Mg Na SO₄ Cl₂ HCO₃)
Source: 18 4 14 12 14 59
Target (Yellow Balanced): 50 10 5 55 45 65
CaSO₄: 0.25 g/gl : 1.3g 2.3g
CaCl₂: 0.25 g/gl : 1.3g 2.3g
K-meta: 35mg/gl: 0.2g 0.3g
Lactic: 0.2mL/gl: 1.0mL 2.3mL
Computed: 51.3 4.0 14.0 48.9 45.9 20.8

derivations

journal

date
step
volume
temp
gravity
(corrected)
notes
make starter
1.6 l

1099 starter, manuf 2014-05-04.

strike water
5 gl
167 f

164+3

dough-in
5 gl
153 f
mash

pH 5.6

1st runnings, end
2.8 gl
1.071
sparge

9 gl sparge water

sparge
11.2 gl
1.033
boil, start
10.5 gl

Drew off 1gl for starters.

boil, end
9.5 gl
1.037

pH 5.6

pitch

1099 into left/glass. 1272 direct from stirplate into right/BB.

Temp controller setpoint @ 62°F.

primary fermentation

Fermentation temps in the low-mid 60s. Bumped set-point to 66°F.

gravity sample
1.011

Left/glass carboy was at 1.012, Right/BB carboy at 1.010. 2oz Centennial + 2oz Cascade added to right/BB carboy; 7.5lbs frozen strawberries added to left/glass carboy.

kegged
1.011

Strawberry blonde into keg "C". Dry-hopped blonde into keg "D".

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