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Requiem

Requiem

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer • All Grain • 19.50 L

bear2bear

A brewing session in memory of a lady by whom I was helped so much mentally but whom I hurt so deeply by my desperate decision and brutal action to terminate our friendship forever on the issue of sustaining my home brewing practices in this country, to which she was not even related at all. I am overwhelmed by tremendous remorse and filled with an enormous respect for her. She was a genuine natural-born heroine. Her internal human nature was so beautiful that she was shining brightly in every second with her charm of caring and positiveness. I am greatly honoured for that she accepted me to be in a tiny part of her life. Many many many thanks to her. The last time that we were together, with her foreign friend, was in the middle of a brewing session at my home. It was 10 years ago.

September 12, 2020  05:27pm

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Ingredients (All Grain19.50 L)

  • 2.760 kg American 2-row

    American 2-row

    Yields a slightly higher extract than Six Rox brewers Malt. Tends to give a smoother, less grainy flavored beer. Some brewers claim they can detect a significant difference in flavor. Lower protein and will yield a lower color than Six-Row Brewers Malt

  • 0.375 kg Weyermann CaraMunich® II; Weyermann

    Weyermann CaraMunich® II; Weyermann

    Provides body. For Oktoberfest, bock, porter, stout, red, amber and brown ales.

  • 0.225 kg American Victory

    American Victory

    Provides a deep golden to brown color. Use in nut brown ales, IPAs and Scottish ales.

  • 0.230 kg Belgian Biscuit

    Belgian Biscuit

    Warm baked biscuit flavor and aroma. Increases body. Use in Belgian beers.

  • 0.115 kg Special B - Caramel malt; Dingemans

    Special B - Caramel malt; Dingemans

    The darkest of the Belgian crystal malts, Dingemans Special B will impart a heavy caramel taste and is often credited with the raisin-like flavors of some Belgian Abbey ales. Larger percentages (greater than 5%) will contribute a dark brown-black color and fuller body.

  • 20 g East Kent Goldings - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 90 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 15 g East Kent Goldings - 5.0 AA% whole; boiled 10 min

    East Kent Goldings

    Mild, slightly flowery.

  • 1 tsp Irish Moss - Add to boil for 15 mins. (omitted from calculations)

    Irish Moss

    A dried red-brown marine algae. Fining agent to remove large proteins. Negatively charged polymer attracts positively charged protein-tannin complexes (extracted from grain husks and hops) during the boil. This action is aided by the clumping of proteins in the boiling process. Irish moss settles to the bottom of the brew kettle with spent hops and hot break material at the end of the boil.

  • 56 g Heather Tips (dried) - Add to boil for 60 mins. (omitted from calculations)

    Heather Tips (dried)

    Adds a unique floral gingery flavor.

  • 12 g Heather Tips (dried) - Add at the end of boil and take a rest for 15 mins. (omitted from calculations)

    Heather Tips (dried)

    Adds a unique floral gingery flavor.

  • Lallemand 3767 London

    Lallemand 3767 London

    Produces a beer that is clean and well balanced.

Notes

A campden tablet is added to each of the mashing water and the sparging water. Add 1 tsp of gypsum to the mashing water. 1 step temperature mashing for 90 mins with mash out for 10 mins. Temperatures used are as follows; Strike: 73.7C, Saccharification: 66C, Mash out: 75.6C. The bittering hop of E. K. Goldings 20g is actually FWH. Brewed on 9/12/20. The OG was 1.044.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 30 - Spiced Beer

Subcategory: A - Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.040 1.025 - 1.120
Terminal Gravity: 1.008 0.995 - 1.035
Color: 14.5 SRM 0 - 50
Alcohol: 4.1% ABV 2.5% - 14.5%
Bitterness: 19.1 IBU 0 - 120

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