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Groundhog's Hybernator

Groundhog's Hybernator

Doppelbock : All Grain : 5 gal

Dark Sky Brewing

Brewed on Groundhog's Day, 2013. Turned out to be a nice, malty, creamy dopple; nice, fruity aroma of apricots and banana. Full malt taste. No hint of vanilla that I could notice.

March 24, 2013 at 12:49pm

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Ingredients (All Grain5 gal)

  • 12 lbs German Dark Munich

    German Dark Munich

    Enhances body and aroma. Stout, schwarzbier, brown ale, dark and amber ales.

  • 3 lbs German Light Munich

    German Light Munich

    For a desired malty, nutty flavor. Lagers, Oktoberfests and bock beer.

  • 3 lbs German 2-row Pils

    German 2-row Pils

  • 1 lbs Dextrine Malt

    Dextrine Malt

    In light-colored beers to give additional body. Adds richness without color.

  • 1 lbs Caramel Malt 20L; Briess

    Caramel Malt 20L; Briess

    Candylike sweetness, mild caramel flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam, foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • Caramel 20L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts golden color. • Use 3-7% for Pilsener-style beers for balance. • Use 5-15% to provide color, sweetness and color to light amber beers. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 6-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 0.5 lbs American Victory

    American Victory

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

  • 1 oz Hallertauer Mittelfrüher - 4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 60 min

    Hallertauer Mittelfrüher

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • 1 oz Hallertauer Mittelfrüher - 4.5 AA% pellets; boiled 30 min

    Hallertauer Mittelfrüher

    Fine, 'Noble'.

  • 2 ea Vanilla (whole bean) - Boiled for 15 minutes (omitted from calculations)

    Vanilla (whole bean)

    Vanilla Beans have a sweet, perfumed aroma with a woody or smoky flavor. Pure Vanilla Extract has a similar aroma. Vanilla Beans are the long, greenish-yellow seed pods of the tropical orchid plant, Vanilla planifolia. Before the plant flowers, the pods are picked, unripe, and cured until they're dark brown. The process takes up to six months.

  • White Labs WLP833 German Bock Lager

    White Labs WLP833 German Bock Lager

    From the alps of southern Bavaria, this yeast produces a beer that is well balanced between malt and hop character. The excellent malt profile makes it well suited for Bocks, Dopplebocks, and Oktoberfest style beers. Very versatile lager yeast, it is so w

Notes

$50 grain bill including hops. Infusion mash @ 154 deg F. Aerated wort w/sanitized aquarium stone. OG: 1.086; FG: 1.022

Style (BJCP)

Category: 5 - Bock

Subcategory: C - Doppelbock

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.103 1.072 - 1.112
Terminal Gravity: 1.021 1.016 - 1.024
Color: 17.5 SRM 6 - 25
Alcohol: 10.9% ABV 7.00% - 10.00%
Bitterness: 30.7 IBU 16.00 - 26.00

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