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Lawnmower Special

Lite American Lager

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Tim Gorman

Batch Size: 5.28 gal

Boil Size: 6.05 gal

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Lawnmower Special

Type: All Grain

Date: 5/21/2005

Batch Size: 5.28 gal

Brewer: Tim Gorman
Boil Size: 6.05 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Equipment
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 80.00
Taste Notes:


AmountItemType% or IBU
5.29 lbLager Malt (2.0 SRM)Grain75.47 %
1.72 lbCorn, Flaked (1.3 SRM)Grain24.53 %
0.49 ozCrystal [3.10 %] (60 min)Hops5.1 IBU
0.49 ozCrystal [3.10 %] (20 min)Hops3.1 IBU
0.49 ozCrystal [3.10 %] (10 min)Hops1.9 IBU
0.25 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsPilsner Urqell (Wyeast Labs #2001) [Starter 125 ml] [Cultured]Yeast-Lager


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.040 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.040 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.010 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.004 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 3.89 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.68 %
Bitterness: 10.1 IBUCalories: 171 cal/pint
Est Color: 2.7 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 7.01 lb
Sparge Water: 4.70 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
110 minMash InAdd 8.76 qt of water at 161.5 F150.1 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: 4.0 ozCarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.1 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


this was a crowd pleaser...I actually really liked this beer. I honestly think this yeast is one of the best lager yeasts.

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