St. Gambrinus's Spiced Holiday Ale

an All Grain Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

brewed on 11/7/2014

Stats

1.070
OG
1.020
FG
35.3
IBU
11.3
SRM
6.52%
ABV
batch sizeboil time
5.5 gal60 min

Grains

amountfermentablebrandcolor (srm)
8.50 lb
Brewers Malt 2-Row (Briess)Flavor:Mild Malty Smoother, less grainy flavor than 6-row
Briess1.8
4.00 lb
Pale Malt, Maris OtterPremium base malt from the UK. Popular for many English styles of beer including ales, pale ales and bitters.
Maris Otter3
1.50 lb
Munich II (Weyermann)Darker Munich Malt. Used as a base malt in many German beer styles. Fest beers, bocks and ales. Enhances malt flavour and aroma
Weyermann8.5
1.00 lb
Honey MaltIntensely sweet - adds a sweet malty flavor sometimes associated with honey. Also called Brumalt.
Gambrinus25
0.50 lb
Crystal, Dark (Simpsons)Contributes a strong reddish hue to milds, brown ales, and other dark beers. The long kilning of this malt imparts a roasty edge on top of the malty sweetness of a crystal malt.
Simpsons80

Hops

amountnameusetimeaauibu
0.50 oz
Northern BrewerAlso called Hallertauer Northern Brewers Used for: Bittering and finishing both ales and lagers of all kinds Aroma: Fine, dry, clean bittering hop. Unique flavor. Substitutes: Hallertauer Mittelfrueh, Hallertauer Examples: Anchor Steam, Old Peculiar,
Boil60 min4.3 %13.4 ibu
0.50 oz
Northern BrewerAlso called Hallertauer Northern Brewers Used for: Bittering and finishing both ales and lagers of all kinds Aroma: Fine, dry, clean bittering hop. Unique flavor. Substitutes: Hallertauer Mittelfrueh, Hallertauer Examples: Anchor Steam, Old Peculiar,
Boil40 min4.3 %11.7 ibu
0.50 oz
Northern BrewerAlso called Hallertauer Northern Brewers Used for: Bittering and finishing both ales and lagers of all kinds Aroma: Fine, dry, clean bittering hop. Unique flavor. Substitutes: Hallertauer Mittelfrueh, Hallertauer Examples: Anchor Steam, Old Peculiar,
Boil30 min4.3 %10.3 ibu

Yeasts

namelabattenuation
Scottish AleHigh alcohol tolerance.
Best For: Scottish Ale, Scottish Strong Ales, Sweet Stout, Imperial Stout, Barley Wine
Wyeast Labs 172871.0%

Misc

amountnametypeuse
0.5 tsp
Ginger RootAdds distinctive ginger flavor for Ginger Ales, Holiday Beers. Fresh grated ginger root from the grocer is best. As little as 1/2 ounce per 5 gallons is noticable, but up to 4 oz can be used for ginger ales.
HerbBoil
2 items
Cinnamon StickUsed to add cinnamon flavor to holiday beers. Goes well with ginger, honey and orange flavors. Add one stick 5 minutes from the end of the boil.
SpiceBoil
0.5 oz
Orange Peel, BitterMade from the Curaco Orange Peel, peels are green-gray in color. Used to add a distinctive flavor to Belgian Wits and White beers.
SpiceBoil

Mash steps

nametimetemp
Mash In60 min152.0 F