Spruce Moose - Rippe September 29, 2012
Categoryhelp Bock
Subcategoryhelp Doppelbock
Recipe Typehelp All Grain
Batch Sizehelp 5 gal
Volume Boiledhelp 6 gal
Mash Efficiencyhelp 72 %
Total Grain/Extracthelp 15.32 lbs
Total Hopshelp 1.0 oz
Calories (12 fl. oz.)help 258.0
Cost to Brewhelp $44.09 (USD)
Cost per Bottle (12 fl. oz.)help $0.83 (USD)
Summary : Spruce Tips, branches and coco added to Doppelbock base to make a Christmas Lager.
12 lbs German 2-row Pils info
1.75 lbs Munich Malt info
.5 lbs Medium Crystal; Pauls Malt info
.32 lbs Chocolate; Crisp info
.75 lbs Barley Flaked info
1 oz Northern Brewer (Pellets, 7.3 %AA) boiled 60 min. info
2 ea. Spruce (essence) (2 small branches, maybe a pound of spruce) (not included in calculations)
1/4 c. Cocoa Powder (not included in calculations)
1 oz. Orange Peel (dried) (Sweet orange peel, 10 min left in boil) (not included in calculations)
Yeast : Wyeast 2308 Munich Lagerâ„¢ info
2 small branches of Spruce (approx) fresh plus some tips maybe 1/2 pound, non-chemically sprayed.

Layered branches over false bottom in mash tun; add grist, mash hops for 60 minutes.
  Predicted Doppelbock Compliance
Original Gravityhelp 1.078 1.072 - 1.112 100 %
Terminal Gravityhelp 1.016 1.016 - 1.024 100 %
Colorhelp 21.39 °SRM 6.00 - 25.00 °SRM 100 %
Bitternesshelp 34.1 IBU 16.00 - 26.00 IBU 19 %
Alcohol (%volume)help 8.1 % 7.00 - 10.00 % 100 %
  84 % overall
  Apparent Real
Original Extracthelp 18.75 °Plato 18.75 °Plato
Attenuationhelp 78.3 % 63.2 %
Extracthelp 4.07 °Plato 6.90 °Plato
  % Weight % Volume
Alcoholhelp 6.4 % 8.1 %
  Weight(lbs) Gravity Points Color(MCU)
German 2-row Pils   12 (78.3%) 309.5 (79.8%) 19.2 (7.1%)
Munich Malt   1.75 (11.4%) 41.5 (10.7%) 17.0 (6.3%)
Medium Crystal   .5 (3.3%) 11.7 (3.0%) 30.0 (11.1%)
Chocolate   .32 (2.1%) 7.8 (2.0%) 201.6 (74.8%)
Barley Flaked   .75 (4.9%) 17.2 (4.4%) 1.7 (0.6%)
Variety %Alpha Acid Weight(oz) Boil(minutes) Formula %Utilization @ 1.065 Average IBU
Northern Brewer (Pellets) 7.3 1 60 BeerTools 31.2 34.1 34.1
Total IBU 34.1

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