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Brewer's Best Steam

California Common Beer



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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 5.00 gal

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Brewer's Best Steam

Type: Extract

Date: 9/23/1995

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 5.00 galAsst Brewer: Mark Broeker
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment
Taste Rating(out of 50): 40.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes:


AmountItemType% or IBU
6.60 lbPale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM)Extract92.96 %
0.50 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)Grain7.04 %
1.00 ozNorthern Brewer [8.50 %] (25 min)Hops20.7 IBU
1.00 ozCascade [5.50 %] (10 min)Hops7.0 IBU
0.25 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
0.30 ozBurton Water Salts (Boil 60.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsDry Lager Yeast (Brewer's Best)Yeast-Lager


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.048 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.053 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.016 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.43 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.82 %
Bitterness: 27.7 IBUCalories: 238 cal/pint
Est Color: 10.2 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 5.0 oz.
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


This was my FIRST batch ever! Had Mark Broeker help since he'd brewed before. Went smoothly.

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