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Sargent Hulka's Steam

Sargent Hulka's Steam

California Common Beer : Extract : 5.5 gal

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Named after my friend who loves this style of beer. Slight carmel notes with hoppy bitterness at the finish.

February 17, 2013 at 10:20am

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Ingredients (Extract5.5 gal)

  • 0.75 lbs Crystal Malt 40°L

    Crystal Malt 40°L

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.

  • 0.5 lbs Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Cara-Pils® Malt; Briess

    Characteristics & Applications: • The endosperm is completely glassy and will appear to be darker than standard Brewers Malt. • Carapils® is a very unique dextrine-style malt that adds body, foam retention, and beer stability without influencing color or flavor. • Use to upgrade all types of beer, including light colored beers. • The non-fermentables in Carapils® are very advantageous in balancing body and flavor of dark colored beers. • May be used with or without other specialty malts. • Low usage of 1-5% will help achieve desired results. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 0.75 lbs Crystal Malt 20°L

    Crystal Malt 20°L

    Sweet, mild caramel flavor and a golden color. Use in light lagers and light ales.

  • 4 lbs Pale Liquid; Alexanders

    Pale Liquid; Alexanders

    Reportedly lightest colored malt extract available.

  • 2.5 lbs Dry Extra Light; Muntons

    Dry Extra Light; Muntons

    Contains no colored malts or unmalted products; the light color of this product is achieved by using low processing temperatures and low-colored raw materials.

  • 1 oz Centennial - 10.0 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Centennial

    Aromatic but acceptable for bittering. Medium aroma with floral and citrus tones. Good in medium to dark ales.

  • 1 oz Cascade - 6.2 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Cascade

    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 1 oz Cascade - 6.2 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Cascade

    Spicy with citrus notes. Slightly grapefruity.

  • 1 ea Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss) - (omitted from calculations)

    Whirlfloc Tablets (Irish moss)

    Enhanced Irish Moss in convenient tablet form

  • White Labs WLP810 San Fransisco Lager

    White Labs WLP810 San Fransisco Lager

    This yeast is used to produce the "California Common" style beer. A unique lager strain which has the ability to ferment up to 65 degrees while retaining lager characteristics. Can also be fermented down to 50 degrees for production of marzens, pilsners a

Notes

Single temp mash at 153 degrees for 55 minutes. Add DMES at 60 minutes. Add LME at 20 minutes. Pitched yeast at 72 degrees. Two weeks in primary and two weeks in secondary at 60 degrees. Final 4 gallon batch. OG 1.052. FG 1.018. 5.3% ABV.

Style (BJCP)

Category: 7 - Amber Hybrid Beer

Subcategory: B - California Common Beer

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.053 1.048 - 1.054
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.011 - 1.014
Color: 11.9 SRM 10 - 14
Alcohol: 5.3% ABV 4.50% - 5.50%
Bitterness: 52.8 IBU 30.00 - 45.00

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