Old Glory Ale: Charlotte's Batch
Brew Method: All Grain
Style Name: American Wheat or
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 6.23 gallons
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Original Gravity: 1.051
Final Gravity: 1.012
ABV (standard): 5.17%
1 lb - Rice Hulls (10%)
4 lb - US - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (40%)
4 lb - White Wheat Malt (40%)
8 oz - DE - Munich Malt (5%)
8 oz - Wheat, Flaked (5%)
3 oz - Orange Peel, Sweet, Time: 10 min
1 oz - Cascade, Type: Pellet, AA: 5.5, 60 MIN
1 oz - Cascade, Type: Pellet, AA: 5.5, 10 MIN
Infusion, Temp: 152 F, Time: 60 min, Amount: 12.5 qt, Mash In
Wyeast - American Wheat 1010
Fermentation Temp: 66° F for 14 Days
Keg with 12.00 PSI
CO2 Level: 2.3 Volumes
Got Yeast started at 10 min. into mash-worked out great but may want to start earlier.
Mash temp was spot on @ 152
Had trouble cooling wort. Need to look into sub pump to connect to wort chiller to decrease time.
Appearance: Golden, straw color, fluffy white head.
Aroma: Orange and grapefruit.
Flavor: Wheat, with orange and citrus hop flavor.
Mouthfeel: Medium mouthfeel, good carbonation