velvet merlin, firestone brewery- clone

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velvet merlin, firestone brewery- clone

Postby wlandford » Thu May 05, 2011 6:35 pm

i need a clone recipe for a 5 gallon batch. this is my wifes favorite beer and its a seasonal beer, so firestone wont brew untill winter. please help
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Postby wlandford » Thu May 05, 2011 6:47 pm

Style: Oatmeal Stout OG: 1.068
Type: All Grain FG: 1.020
Rating: 0.0 ABV: 6.29 %
Calories: 224 IBU's: 30.40
Efficiency: 75 % Boil Size: 2.25 Gal
Color: 32.1 SRM Batch Size: 1.88 Gal
Boil Time: 60 minutes

Fermentation Steps
Name Days / Temp
Primary 7 days @ 68.0°F
Secondary 10 days @ 72.0°F
Bottle Condition 14 days @ 74.0°F

Grains & Adjuncts
Amount Percentage Name Gravity Color
48.00 ozs 64.43 % Pale Malt, Maris Otter 1.038 3.0
12.00 ozs 16.11 % Oats, Flaked 1.037 1.0
5.00 ozs 6.71 % Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L 1.034 60.0
4.00 ozs 5.37 % Munich Malt 1.037 9.0
4.00 ozs 5.37 % Chocolate Malt 350L 1.028 350.0
1.50 ozs 2.01 % Roasted Barley 1.025 500.0

Hops
Amount IBU's Name Time AA %
18.00 g 23.83 Fuggles 60 mins 4.80
10.00 g 6.57 Fuggles 15 mins 4.80

Yeasts
Amount Name Laboratory / ID
1.00 pkg British Ale S04 Fermentis S-04

Additions
Amount Name Time Stage
0.75 tsp Irish Moss 15 mins Boil

Mash Profile
Medium Body Infusion In 60 min @ 154.0°F
Add 6.05 qt ( 1.30 qt/lb ) water @ 169.0°F
Sparge 30 min @ 154.0°F
Sparge 6.00 qt of 180.0°F water over 30 mins

Notes
Based on FW website info, and JZ oatmeal stout recipe.
6.0% and 32 IBU using all US Fuggles, and 15% oats, OG-1.061, FG=1.022
15 min hop is whirlpool hop.

does this sound about right?
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Postby slothrob » Thu May 05, 2011 7:45 pm

I've never had the Firestone beer, but that recipe looks decent.

I think that's on the low side for Munich Malt, so it might not add much, but it certainly won't hurt. I usually add at least 10%, and 20% wouldn't be out of line.
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