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Lupulus Imperialus Premiumus

From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed April 23, 2018

Specifics
Style: Premium American Lager
Contributor:  
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 6.6/13
Bitterness (Calc): 52.5 IBU (Rager)
BU/GU: 0.83
Calories: 209 (12 ounces)
ABV: 6.3%
ABW: 4.9%
OG: 1.063
OG (Plato): 15.44° P
FG: 1.016
FG (Plato): 4.08° P
Real Extract: 6.13° P
App. Atten.: 73.6%
Real Atten.: 60.3%
BJCP Style Info: Premium American Lager
O.G.: 1.046 - 1.056
F.G.: 1.008 - 1.012
ABV: 4.6 - 6.0%
Bitterness: 15 - 25 IBUs
Color: 2 - 6 SRM
Info: Premium beers tend to have fewer adjuncts than standard/lite lagers, and can be all-malt. Strong flavors are a fault, but premium lagers have more flavor than standard/lite lagers. A broad style of international mass-market lagers ranging from up-scale American lagers to the typical 'import' or 'green bottle' international beers found in America.

Commercial Examples: Full Sail Session Premium Lager, Miller Genuine Draft, Corona Extra, Michelob, Coors Extra Gold, Birra Moretti, Heineken, Beck’s, Stella Artois, Red Stripe, Singha.

General Information
Method: All Grain
Source: BrewBlogger.net
Malts and Grains
10.00 pounds American Pilsen Malt 82.5% of grist
2.00 pounds American Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 16.5% of grist
0.13 pounds Crystal Malt 120L 1% of grist
12.13 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
1 tbsp. 5.2 Stabilizer @ 60 minutes  
Hops
1.00 ounces Zeus 13.0% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
13 AAUs
0.25 ounces Amarillo 8.2% Pellets @ 20 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
2.1 AAUs
0.75 ounces Amarillo 8.2% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
6.2 AAUs
1.00 ounces Amarillo 8.2% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
8.2 AAUs
3.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 29.4 AAUs
Yeast
Name: Saflager West European Lager
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: S-23
Type: Lager
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 73%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 46–50°F
Amount: 1000 ml
Fermentation
Primary: 7 days @ 50° F
Secondary: 2 days @ 60° F
Lager: 42 days @ 32° F
Lupulus Imperialus Premiumus
Date Brewed:  
Brewer/Assistant:  
Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 4  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 6.3  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 6.7  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.063 / 15.4° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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