Grid Blonde 3V Conical v1_4

Recipe Info
Recipe: grid blonde v1_4
Style: Blonde Ale 18A BJCP 2015
Author: 
Date: 11-24-2020

RecipeGuideline MinGuideline Max
OG1.0471.0381.054
FG1.0101.0081.013
Color4.13.06.0
ABV4.83.85.5
IBU27.015.028.0

Brewery Info
Efficiency: 72 %
Attenuation: 78 %

Mash Info
Weight: 17.5 Lbs
Thickness: 1.25 Qt per Lb
Deadspace: 2.0 G
Strikewater: 7.47 G
Volume: 8.87 G
Temp: 152.0 F

Boil Info
Kettle Gravity: 1.041
Predicted Mash Run-off: 5.9 G
Target Starting Boil Volume: 11.5 G
Boil Duration: 60 min
Evaporation Rate: 1.5 G per Hour
Final Boil Volume: 10.0 G

Fermentables

Weight% by WeightNameYieldSRM
16.000 Lb91.0 %2-row American Malt (Rahr)81.31.8
1.000 Lb6.0 %Carapils (Briess)74.01.3
0.500 Lb3.0 %Honey Malt (Gambrinus)83.025.0

Hops

WeightNameAAUTimeUseIBUs
0.5 OzMagnum12.060 minsBoil12.0
2.0 OzIdaho 712.020 minsAroma15.0

Yeast

AmountName
1.000 unitFlagship Imperial A07

Misc

AmountNameTimeUse
1.000 tabletWhirlfloc Tablet15 minsBoil
1.000 tspYeast Nutrient (Wyeast)10 minsBoil

Water
Predicted Mash Ph: 5.50

CaMgNaClSoBicarbonate
Water7321302430
Mash62321986330
Sparge763211157330
Final924281429140
Target7500000

Water Profile Name: 
Target Profile Name: standard

Mash Water
Total Water Treated: 28.391 G
Percent RO / Distlled: 0 %
Water Used: 7.500 G

Mash Water Adjustments
Gypsum: 2.0 g
Calcium Chloride: 4.0 g
Lactic Acid: 4.0 ml @ 88.000 %

Sparge Water
Leftover Mash Water Used: Yes
Total Water Treated: 6.000 G
Percent RO / Distlled: 0 %
Water Used: 6.000 G

Sparge Water Adjustments
Gypsum: 2.0 g
Calcium Chloride: 4.0 g

Notes

Ferment 68f for 2 weeks

12-30-20 1L starter of imperial cal ale
12-31 changes: 4 -> 5mL of lactic acid
move start temp to 172 since i undershot
bring down sparge to 175 not 180F
figured out why helles was high. did 0.5G too little of start volume based on old numbers 🙁
normal brew day
pitched @ 1:30 pm
@8pm already slow bubbling
1/1/21 happy new year! going full bore & looking good
1/2 steady bubbling
1/4 ~15 sec
1/5 ~23 sec
1/6 no bubbling
1/14 diacetyl test. cold: clean. warm: clean
cold crash
1/21 collected yeast. ~300mL
racked to two kegs – ~4G and ~2.5G for ~6.5G total
1/23 on draft. really nice beer.

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