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Offline srnoel

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Great Second AG Brew Day
« on: May 02, 2011, 07:46:37 PM »
It took me a long time to get time to do my second all grain brew but it went great.  My mashtun leaked, about a drop per minute, but that was the only issue.  I didn't burn my hands or anything stupid like that today.  First all grain brew was also my first using my immersion chiller which I found out the water coming out of those is really really hot.  I just wanted to thank everyone on the board here that posted in my thread about my first all grain brew a few months back with all the suggestions to improve.

Brewed an Arrogant Bastard clone which I named Pompous Rapscallion and had a target gravity of 1.074 and ended up with 1.071.  I haven't calculated efficiency because I am lazy. 

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Re: Great Second AG Brew Day
« Reply #1 on: May 03, 2011, 11:14:21 AM »
Anyway you could post your recipe??  I've brewed a few clones of AB, and while they were great beers, nothing like the Bastard!!
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Re: Great Second AG Brew Day
« Reply #2 on: May 03, 2011, 11:18:06 AM »
First all grain brew was also my first using my immersion chiller which I found out the water coming out of those is really really hot. 

Hahaha I did that same thing when I first used my chiller. REAL hot! I laughed at myself after I did it, like one of those "Here's Your Sign" jokes. My 2nd go-round didn't go as smoothly, still don't have very good drainage so I basically "manually removed" the wort from the mash tun, but I imagine the beer will turn out OK.
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Re: Great Second AG Brew Day
« Reply #3 on: May 03, 2011, 11:34:45 AM »
Your welcome. One thing to consider when boiling your wort is to get a good hot break, keep a steady rolling action during the boil and finally achieving a quick chill in an effort to get a good cold break. All of these things will help your beer quality. Especially beer turbidity and DMS.
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Re: Great Second AG Brew Day
« Reply #4 on: May 04, 2011, 06:37:49 PM »
My AB clone recipe I used was given to me by my brother.  He named it Pompous Rapscallion.

For a 3 gallon Batch.
OG: 1.074
FG:  1.018
~abv: 7%

Grain:
7lbs - 2-row pale malt
1lbs - caramel 120L

Mash at 155 for an hour.

Hops:
90min - Chinook - .75 oz
30min -     "        - .6 oz
flameout -  "       - .3 oz
Whirlflock tablet at 12min.

Wyeast 1275 Thames Valley Ale.
Currently fermenting at 64 degrees.

The color and smell seemed to be on target for AB but I won't know for a few months or so.
« Last Edit: May 04, 2011, 06:40:08 PM by srnoel »