Dark Ages Gruit Ale

01-29-2012 Smokey Walls Gruit Ale


Brewing Date: Sunday January 29, 2012
Head Brewer: Ted
Asst Brewer:   
Recipe: Smokey Walls Gruit Ale


Recipe Specifics
Batch Size (Gal): 6.00 Wort Size (Gal): 6.00
Total Grain (Lbs): 14.75      
Anticipated OG: 1.060 Plato: 14.78
Anticipated SRM: 16.4        
Anticipated IBU: 0.0      
Brewhouse Efficiency: 66  %   
Wort Boil Time: 60  Minutes   

Actual OG: 1.081 Plato: 19.62   
Actual FG: 1.012 Plato: 3.07   
Alc by Weight: 7.19 by Volume: 9.20 From Measured Gravities.
ADF: 84.4 RDF: 70.3 Apparent & Real Degree of Fermentation.

Actual Mash System Efficiency: 89 %
Anticipated Points From Mash: 60.17
Actual Points From Mash: 81.27


Grain/Extract/Sugar
% Amount Name Origin Potential SRM
74.6 11.00 lbs.  Pale Malt(2-row) Great Britain 1.038 3
13.6 2.00 lbs.  Smoked(Bamberg) Germany 1.037 9
6.8 1.00 lbs.  Rye Malt America 1.030 4
1.7 0.25 lbs.  Black Patent Malt America 1.028 525
3.4 0.50 lbs.  Aromatic Malt Belgium 1.036 25

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.

Extras
Amount Name Type Time
0.04 Oz  Sweet Gale Herb 60 Min.(boil)
0.04 Oz  Cardamom Seed Spice 10 Min.(boil)
0.05 Oz  Juniper Berries Other 10 Days(fermenter)
1.00 Oz  Mugwort Herb 60 Min.(boil)
0.05 Tsp  Black Pepper Spice 30 Min.(boil)
0.05 Oz  Ginger Root Spice 10 Min.(boil)
0.05 Oz  Licorice Root Spice 10 Min.(boil)
0.25 Tsp  Wormwood Other 30 Min.(boil)


Yeast
WYeast 1728 Scotish Ale


Notes
The original recipe was from BeerAdvocate magazine
1g sweet gale 50 minutes
1 oz mugwort 50 minutes
0.2 oz white oak bark 50 minutes
0.4 oz dandilion root 50 minutes
1/4 t wormwood 50 minutes
2 licorice tea bags 50 minutes
1 ginger tea bag 5 minutes
0.05 oz black pepper 5 minutes
2g juniper berries 5 minutes
1g ground cardamom seed 5 minutes
1/2 t cumin 5 minutes

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Ted Manahan,
Jan 25, 2012, 5:59 PM
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Ted Manahan,
Jan 25, 2012, 6:00 PM
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