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Razberry Ale

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Brewer/Contributor: Jon Griffin

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 6.13 gal

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Razberry Ale

Type: All Grain

Date: 9/4/2004

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Jon Griffin
Boil Size: 6.13 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 90 min Equipment: My Coleman Cooler
Taste Rating(out of 50): 42.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes: Really a nice balanced rasberry.


AmountItemType% or IBU
7.50 lbPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain88.24 %
1.00 lbCarafoam (2.0 SRM)Grain11.76 %
1.00 ozSaaz [4.00 %] (90 min)Hops16.5 IBU
0.75 ozMt Hood [4.10 %] (20 min)Hops6.5 IBU
0.50 ozMt Hood [4.10 %] (0 min)Hops-
0.25 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsGerman Ale/Kolsch (White Labs #WLP029)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.046 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.040 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.53 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.55 %
Bitterness: 23.0 IBUCalories: 172 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.5 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full BodyTotal Grain Weight: 8.50 lb
Sparge Water: 3.43 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Full Body
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
45 minMash InAdd 10.63 qt of water at 170.5 F158.0 F
10 minMash OutAdd 4.25 qt of water at 196.6 F168.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Added 3 lbs of freshly frozen rasberrys in 2nd. Let sit for a month to lager the kolsch yeast a bit.

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