Pitch Black Schwarzbier

Schwarzbier
Schwarzbier (Black Beer)
Type: All Grain Date: 10 Jul 2016
Batch Size
(fermenter):
5.50 gal
Brewer: Rob, Rob & Cathy
Boil Size: 6.55 gal Asst Brewer: 8B.1.1(3.22)
Boil Time: 75 min Equipment: BL BrewEasy™ 5 Gallon
End of Boil Volume 5.93 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 69.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 6.35 gal Est Mash Efficiency 71.5 %
Fermentation: My Aging Profile Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0
Taste Notes:

Ingredients

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
5.50 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 1
7 lbs 5.1 oz Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 2 66.3 %
2 lbs 2.5 oz Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 3 19.5 %
8.0 oz Roasted Barley (Briess) (300.0 SRM) Grain 4 4.5 %
7.9 oz Caramel Malt – 60L (Briess) (60.0 SRM) Grain 5 4.4 %
4.0 oz Carafa III (525.0 SRM) Grain 6 2.3 %
3.4 oz Melanoiden Malt (20.0 SRM) Grain 7 1.9 %
1.9 oz Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM) Grain 8 1.1 %
1.00 oz Perle, U.S. [8.25 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 9 28.9 IBUs
1.10 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 10
0.22 oz Hallertauer [4.80 %] – Boil 15.0 min Hop 11 1.9 IBUs
1.0 pkg European Lager Yeast (Bright Labs #JY01) Yeast 12

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.051 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.055 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.1 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.8 %
Bitterness: 30.8 IBUs Calories: 182.8 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 27.9 SRM

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Double Infusion, Light Body Total Grain Weight: 11 lbs 0.8 oz
Sparge Water: 3.18 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.20
Mash Steps

Name

Description

Step Temperature

Step Time
Protein Rest Add 10.34 qt of water at 131.7 F 122.0 F 20 min
Saccrification Add 8.84 qt of water at 189.1 F 150.0 F 60 min
Sparge Step: Fly sparge with 3.18 gal water at 168.0 F
Mash Notes: Double step infusion – for light body beers requiring a protein rest. Used primarily in beers high in unmodified grains or adjuncts.

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 11.19 PSI Carbonation Used: Keg with 11.19 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F Age for: 28.00 days
Fermentation: My Aging Profile Storage Temperature: 52.0 F

Notes

chill to 44°F
rack off cold break
oxygenate & pitch36-48 hours slowly ramp to 50°F
5 or 6 days
1.5 day ramp to 60°F
finish ferment
rack to secondary
lager 4-6 weeksOR36 hours ramp to 50
7 days
1.5 days ramp to 65
7 days
-5 every 12 hours to 30
lager 2 weeks

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