St. Nicholas' Manna
Christmas/Winter Specialty Spice Beer

 

Type: All Grain

Date: 05/12/2004

Batch Size: 19.00 L

Brewer: Tim Gorman
Boil Size: 23.98 L Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 90 min Equipment: Brew Pot (6+gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (5 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.0
Taste Notes:
 

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
4.20 kg Pale Malt, Maris Otter (Crisp) (3.0 SRM) Grain 76.4 %
0.67 kg Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 12.2 %
0.40 kg Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L (80.0 SRM) Grain 7.3 %
0.23 kg Carafoam (2.0 SRM) Grain 4.2 %
20.00 gm Willamette (leaf) [5.80%] (60 min) Hops 12.7 IBU
20.00 gm Cascade (leaf) [5.50%] (60 min) Hops 12.0 IBU
0.25 tsp Cinnamon (Secondary 7.0 days) Misc
0.25 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
0.25 tsp Nutmeg (Secondary 7.0 days) Misc
18.93 L Deerwood Water Water
1 Pkgs London Ale (Wyeast Labs #1028) [Starter 125 ml] Yeast-Ale

 

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.062 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.061 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.015 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.2 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.0 %
Bitterness: 24.7 IBU Calories: 579 cal/l
Est Color: 23.3 SRM Color:
Color
 

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, No Mash Out Total Grain Weight: 5.50 kg
Sparge Water: 16.11 L Grain Temperature: 22.2 C
Sparge Temperature: 75.6 C TunTemperature: 22.2 C
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH
 

Name Description Step Temp Step Time
Mash In Add 14.33 L of water at 74.4 C 67.8 C 60 min

 
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: 157.6 KPA Carbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 16.8 C Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 11.1 C  
 

Notes

As it turned out, I became an uncle (again) while brewing this.
Response to this ale was very good at the family Christmas Eve party.