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House Ale MkII

Australian Ale

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Andrew Clark

Batch Size: 6.08 gal

Boil Size: 7.03 gal

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House Ale MkII

Type: All Grain

Date: 10/17/2003

Batch Size: 6.08 gal

Brewer: Andrew Clark
Boil Size: 7.03 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 46.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes: Low malt flavor and aroma. Hop aroma low and flavor low, Bitterness at the finish and lingers, Medium mouthfeel. Great session beer


AmountItemType% or IBU
7.72 lbPale Ale Malt (2.3 SRM)Grain79.99 %
1.10 lbRice, Flaked (1.0 SRM)Grain11.43 %
0.55 lbMunich Malt (9.1 SRM)Grain5.72 %
0.28 lbWheat Malt, Ger (2.0 SRM)Grain2.86 %
1.76 ozHallertauer, New Zealand [6.40 %] (60 min)Hops31.9 IBU
0.27 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsDry English Ale liquid (White Labs #WLP007) [Starter 500 ml] [Cultured]Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.041 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.044 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.008 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.008 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.31 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.69 %
Bitterness: 31.9 IBUCalories: 192 cal/pint
Est Color: 3.9 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash OutTotal Grain Weight: 9.65 lb
Sparge Water: 5.18 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 172.4 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Light Body, No Mash Out
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
90 minMash InAdd 12.05 qt of water at 159.0 F145.4 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 nice tasting beer, next time will be more patient and rack to secondary at 4c for at least a week as the beer has slight haze after 5 days in keg, super light color and good hop bitterne2s.

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