Your First All-Grain Batch
For this beer, we will make a Brown Ale, using three malts and a Single Temperature Infusion Mash. I will take you through the entire grain brewing procedure and then go back and discuss some options for various steps.
Tittabawasee Brown Ale
6 lbs. of Pale DME
|BG for 3 Gallons|
|OG for 5 Gallons|
3/4 oz of Nugget (10%) at 60 minutes
Primary Ferment at 65°F for 2 weeks.
7.5 lbs. of 2 Row Base Malt
|Mash Schedule - Single Temperature Infusion|
Single infusion of 165°F Strike Water at a ratio of 1.5 quarts / pound grain (~12.5 quarts).
Target Mash temperature of 152°F. Mash time of 1 hour. No Mashout.
Lauter to collect 6 - 7 gallons of wort total. (Or 3 - 4 gallons if Partial Mashing.)
Target gravity of 1.049 for 5 gallons.
Adjust the amount of Chocolate Malt (1/4 - 1/2 lb.)depending on how Brown you want it.