Beer 2015.05

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Overview

  • Style: Sumerian Beer
  • Codename: Lizardman Slavbier a.k.a.
  • Brewmaster: Eric Stein
  • Based on: http://archive.maltosefalcons.com/recipes/20051002.php
  • Type: All-grain
  • Initial Gravity: 1.05
  • Final Gravity: 1.004
  • ABV: 6.04%
  • Brewed: 2015-10-25
  • Kegged: 2015-12-05
  • First served: 2015-12-06
  • Last served: ?/?/?

Brew Participants

Those who stuck through thick and thin:

  • eric stein
  • justin conroy
  • dan baltudis
  • eugene liokumovich

Brewing

Mash

Grain Bill:

  • 9 lbs 2 row domestic by Cargill. 1.4-2.5L
  • 0.5 lbs Flaked barley, OIO Gilbertson & Page
  • 0.12 lbs Carafa Special I, 300-375L. Weyermann.
  • 0.5 lbs TF & S Dark Crystal II. 118-124L. UK.

Mash Schedule:

  • Type: Single step
  • Equipment 10 gal igloo cooler
  • Volume: 5ish gallons
  • Mash water input: 3.5gal
  • Start temp: Mash was 160F. Mash temp was 145F at start of mash.
  • Start pH: didn't check
  • Time: 60 min
  • End temp: 138F

Date and Spice Soup

Ingredients

  • 2 Large Radishes, Grated
  • 1.5 tsp Yellow Mustard Seeds
  • 1.5 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1.5 tsp Anise Seeds
  • 1.5 lbs Dates

Chop up dates small. Grind up spices in mortar and pestle. Simmer for a while with around 3.5 quarts of water. When we were done with it, it was 3 quarts when we strained the solids out.

The date and spice soup was poured in at the start of the boil.

Sparge

  • 180F water
  • 10 qts of sparge water

Boil

  • Start volume: ~5.5 gal
  • Boil time: 25 min
  • End volume: ~ 5 gal
  • O.G. 1.05

Fermenting

  • Primary ferment: Carboy
  • Yeast Wyyeast 1056 American Ale

Kegging