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St. Nicholas Christmas Ale MMXVII

From the BrewBlog of The Weiss Guys
Centennial, Colorado USA

Printed December 14, 2017
Specifics
Style: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
Contributor: Nicholas Trandem
Yield: 11 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 9.3/18.4
Bitterness: 40.8 IBU (Tinseth)
OG: 1.052
General Information
Method: Extract
Recipe
Extracts
15.00 pounds LME - Light 93% of grist
15.00 pounds Total Extract Weight 93% of grist
Grains
1.10 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 6.8% of grist
0.03 pounds American Black Patent 0.2% of grist
1.13 pounds Total Grain Weight 7% of grist
Adjuncts
2.25 pounds Honey  
Miscellaneous Ingredients (Non-Fermentable)
4 oranges worth Sweet Orange Peel @ 10 minutes  
1 Cinnamon Stick @ 10 minutes  
1oz Ginger Root @ 10 minutes  
Hops
2.35 ounces Cascade 6% Leaf @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
14.1 AAUs
2.00 ounces Fuggle 4.8% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
9.6 AAUs
0.60 ounces Challenger 8.1% Pellets @ 5 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
4.9 AAUs
0.65 ounces Target 5.5% Pellets @ 2 minutes 3.6 AAUs
5.60 ounces Total Hop Weight 32.1 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 70 minutes
Yeast
Name: Safale
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: US-05
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75-79%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 59–75°F
Amount: 24 gr
Fermentation
Primary: 7 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 14 days @ 68° F
BJCP Style Info
Style: Christmas/Winter Specialty Spiced Beer
Info:
A stronger, darker, spiced beer that often has a rich body and warming finish suggesting a good accompaniment for the cold winter season.

Commercial Examples: Anchor Our Special Ale, Harpoon Winter Warmer, Weyerbacher Winter Ale, Nils Oscar Julöl, Goose Island Christmas Ale, North Coast Wintertime Ale, Great Lakes Christmas Ale, Lakefront Holiday Spice Lager Beer, Samuel Adams Winter Lager, Troegs The Mad Elf, Jamtlands Julöl.

Brew Day Data
Boil Time: 70 ______
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