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Spice Melange

From the BrewBlog of Gigapants Brewing – Charlotte, NC USA
Printed June 15, 2021

Specifics
Style: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spice Beer
Brewer: Robert Adams
Brew Date: June 9, 2013
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 23.7/46.7
Bitterness (Calc): 44.9 IBU
BU/GU: 0.68
Calories: 215 (12 ounces)
ABV: 7.5%
ABW: 5.8%
OG: 1.066
OG (Plato): 16.13° P
FG: 1.010
FG (Plato): 2.56° P
Real Extract: 5.01° P
App. Atten.: 84.1%
Real Atten.: 68.9%
General Information
Method: Extract
Extract
1.00 pounds Amber Dry Extract 11.3% of grist
6.60 pounds Pale Liquid Extract 74.6% of grist
7.60 pounds Total Extract Weight 85.9% of grist
Malts and Grains
0.75 pounds Caramel/Crystal Malt - 80L 8.5% of grist
0.25 pounds Black (Patent) Malt 2.8% of grist
0.25 pounds Chocolate Malt 2.8% of grist
1.25 pounds Total Grain Weight 14.1% of grist
Adjuncts
1.00 pounds Corn Sugar (Dextrose)  
Non-Fermentables
0 Ginger Root @ 5 minutes (Holiday Beer)  
0 Cardamom @ 5 minutes (Spiced beer, pumpkin ale,)  
0 Cinnamon Stick @ 5 minutes (Holiday Beer)  
0.03 Orange Peel, Bitter @ 5 minutes (Belgian Wit)  
Hops
1.25 ounces Northern Brewer 9.5000000% Pellet @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
11.9 AAUs
1.00 ounces Willamette 5.5000000% Pellet @ 20 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
5.5 AAUs
2.25 ounces Total Hop Weight 17.4 AAUs
Yeast
Danstar Nottingham — Dry — 0
Mash
Mash Type: Infusion
Mash PH: 5.400
Efficiency: 72.0000000%
Grain Temp. 72° F
Tun Temp. 72° F
Sparge Amt. 3.1 gallons
Sparge Temp. 168° F
Equip. Adj.? TRUE
Step Description Temp. Time
Mash In Infusion 150° F 75.0000000 min.
Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 67° F
Secondary: 10 days @ 65° F
Tertiary: 7 days @ ° F
Age: 30 days @ 65° F
Spice Melange
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Boil Time:  
Original Gravity: 1.0660000 / 16.1° P  
     
     
     
     
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