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House Ale

Australian Ale

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Andrew Clark

Batch Size: 5.68 gal

Boil Size: 6.57 gal

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House Ale

Type: All Grain

Date: 8/23/2003

Batch Size: 5.68 gal

Brewer: Andrew Clark
Boil Size: 6.57 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes: Light flavor slight malt nose, no hop aroma finishes bitter and dry, Excellent beer for summer. Slight head, very good result


AmountItemType% or IBU
6.61 lbPale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM)Grain71.09 %
2.20 lbRice, Flaked (1.0 SRM)Grain23.70 %
0.49 lbMunich Malt (9.0 SRM)Grain5.21 %
1.06 ozHallertauer [6.40 %] (60 min)Hops22.3 IBU
0.28 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsIrish Ale (White Labs #WLP004)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.043 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.042 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.06 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.16 %
Bitterness: 22.3 IBUCalories: 184 cal/pint
Est Color: 4.3 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 9.30 lb
Sparge Water: 4.78 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
75 minMash InAdd 11.63 qt of water at 161.4 F150.0 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: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 12.6 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 42.8 FAge for: 7.0 days
Storage Temperature: 42.8 F 


Very easy beer to make. Very light flanor, delicate. Am going to try WL Australian Ale yeast in next batch and add 100g carapils

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