brew of "bock fiddy"

details

notes

 Water: Ca Mg Na SO₄ Cl₂ HCO₃
 Start: 18  4 14  12  14   59
Target: 60  5 20  28  39  160 (brown malty)
Cal'ed: 63  4 14  34  52   45
Additions:
CaSO₄ @ 0.15g/gl: 1.3g 2.0g
CaCl₂ @ 0.30g/gl: 2.6g 3.9g
Ca(OH)₂ @ 0.10g/gl: 0.9g ---
Lactic @ 0.30ml/gl: 2.6mL 2.3mL
K-meta @ 35mg/gl: 0.3g 0.3g

derivations

journal

date
step
volume
temp
gravity
(corrected)
notes
mash
8.5 gl
145 f
strike water
8.5 gl
159 f

156+3°F targeting 145°F mash.

mash

Pulled about 2 thick gallons for decoction.

mash
150 f

Returned decoction to mash.

mash

Pulled about 2 thin gallons from mash for second decoction.

mash
154 f

Returned decoction to mash tun.

sparge
9 gl
boil, start
12 gl
1.066
boil, end
9.75 gl
1.079
pitch
9.75 gl
1.079

~900bn cells of WY2002 into left/glass. Guessing a smiliar amount (same sized starter, but no cell count) of WY2206 into right/BB.

primary fermentation
54 f
gravity sample
1.042

Gravity a bit higher than expected; holding off on temp rise a couple of days.

diacetyl rest
1.036

Glass/left with fermwrap. Right/BB with new ceramic heating element. Set point 65°F for both.

lagering
1.015

Temp controller dropped to 32°F.

kegged
34 f
1.017

Left/glass/2002 into keg "c". Right/bb/2206 into keg "d".

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