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Home » Recipes » 2003 April - CDJK Barrel Mild
2003 April - CDJK Barrel Mild
Style:    11.1 Mild Ale
Brewed by:    Drew Beechum, Kent Fletcher, Steve Cook
Brewed at:    The Shop
Batch Size:    22 Gallons
Boil Time:    90 minutes
Est. OG:    1.040
Actual OG:    9G @ 11.8B (1.046), 4G @ 10B (1.038), 9G @ 8.0B (1.030)
Est. IBU:    13.5 IBUs
Est. Color    13.5 SRM
Recipe Index
Grains, Extracts, Sugars
Malt Name Maltser Amount Percentage
Marris Otter Crisp 26.0 lbs 81.3%
Crystal 60L British 0.75 lbs 2.3%
Crystal 220L (Special B) Belgian 0.25 lbs 0.7%
Carafa II Weyermann 0.50 lbs 1.6%
Roasted Barley 0.5 lbs 1.6%
Inverted Caramelized Sugar (See notes) 4.0 lbs 12.5%
Hops
Name Form Alpha Oz Time
Wye Target Pellet 8.8% 1.25 FWH
Progress Pellet 8.0% 3.0 30
Yeast
Man. Code Name Type Amount (Starter)
Wyeast 1275 Thames Valley Ale Ale 0.5G (Decanted - Handstir)
Wyeast 1882 Thames Valley II Ale 0.5G (Decanted - Handstir)
Wyeast 1026 British Cask Ale Ale 5L (Decanted - Stirplate)
Mash Schedule
Step Rest Temp Rest Time Heat Water
Sac Rest 150 F 60 minutes Infusion 9.75G
Mash out 168 F 10 minutes Direct
Extras
Notes
Time for our first barrel brew. To ease everyone's mind about the brewing stability of an oak barrel we've choosen to do a Mild, since we'll incur minimal cost if something does go wrong.
The sugar portion of the Grain bill was provided by Steve Casselman who whipped up a homemade batch of 4 lbs of caramel made with inverted sugar and a half a cup of molasses (for that british tweak). The caramel was almost the color of toffee and made a good replacement for my usual British sugar, Billington's from Trader Joe's.
The 3 different yeast used should provide all 3 of their portions with some interesting characters. The 5L of Cask Ale yeast went into the 9 Gallon portion @ 11.8B. The Thames Valley I went into the 4G at 10B with the Thames Valley II hitting the 8B portion. The 9 Gallon portions are in 10 gallon corny kegs. The 4 gallon portion is in a regular 5 gallon corny. The reason for the different gravities is the dilution from a concentrated boil. (The dilution portions werent precise.)
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