Lounge One-Eleven

The thirst mutilator!

Name L1-11 Holiday Hooch 2014 Total Days 53
Rating Batch size (l) 18
Brew Date 18/10/2014 Cost €18.50
Cellar Date 10/12/2014 Cost per pint €0.51
OG: 1.086 FG: 1.016
ABV 8.93% Attenuation: 81.4%
Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
0.30 kg Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (78.8 EBC) Grain 1 6.3 %
0.20 kg Abbey Malt (45.0 EBC) Grain 2 4.2 %
0.09 kg Caramunich Malt (110.3 EBC) Grain 3 1.9 %
0.09 kg Special B Malt (354.6 EBC) Grain 4 1.8 %
0.07 kg Carafa III (1034.3 EBC) Grain 5 1.5 %
3.20 kg Extra Light Dry Extract (5.9 EBC) Dry Extract 6 67.4 %
12.00 g Pacific Gem [17.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 7 23.7 IBUs
12.00 g Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 15.0 min Hop 8 4.2 IBUs
0.50 tsp Cinnamon (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 9 -
0.25 tsp Ginger (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 10 -
0.13 tsp All Spice (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 11 -
0.13 tsp Crushed Cloves (Boil 5.0 mins) Spice 12 -
5.00 g Cascade [5.50 %] - Aroma Steep 5.0 min Hop 13 0.0 IBUs
2.0 pkg SafBrew Specialty Ale (DCL/Fermentis #T-58) [23.66 ml] Yeast 14 -
0.80 kg Candi Sugar, Clear (1.0 EBC) Sugar 15 16.9 %

130g priming sugar
Method
Brought 18l up to 70F
Steeped grains for 30 mins (rinsed twice)
Bring 18l to boil, add LME
Start 60 min clock
At boil, added Pacific Gem
At 15 min added Cascade
At 10 min added chiller
At 0 min added mulled wine sachets + 5g Cascade (dry hop)
 
DayEntry
1Temperature running high
3Removed dry-hop spice and hop. Plugged in heater.
18Dark green caps. Taste: had a lot of body and a good alcoholic kick. Not really the holiday nose I was going for. Also a fair amount of bitterness. Will be interesting to see with carbonation.