BrewBlog: Nuptials Kolsch
Specifics
General Information
Method: All Grain
Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Non-Fermentables
2 tabs Whirlfloc @ 0 minutes  
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 65 minutes
Mash Profile

Cereal Mash and Single Infusion Mash

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
Notes:

Boil cereal adjuncts to add to infusion mash.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 30 min. 104°F

Add 30% of mash water at 111° F / 44° C

2 Protein Rest Infusion 45 min. 122°F

Add 10% of mash water at 181° F / 83° C

3 Saccharification Infusion 60 min. 150°F

Add 25% of mash water at 200° F / 93° C

4 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 35% of mash water at 208° F / 98° C

Procedure

Maashed in my 10 gallon cooler.

21 lbs grain, 6.5 gallons water @ 153F for 70 minutes.  Sparged with 10 gallons of water at about 170F.  Took about 40 minutes to fly sparge.


Pre-boil gravity = 1.050

Brewhouse efficiency calculated at 80%. 

Use hop bags for hops additions.

Vigorous boil for 70 minutes.

I forgot to add yeast nutrient, and did not add whirl flock until flame out.  Seemed to work anyway.

Used plate chiller to cool wort to 68F, and ran it into a pair of carboys to let the cold break settle out.  I will transfer to fermentor after 6 hours of settling.

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