Crisp Dark Mild

  • Toasted, nutty and full
  • ABV 4%
  • IBU 18
  • OG 1040 SG

Five different malts make up the grist for this dark and delicious mild, expect lightly roasted coffee aromas and dark chocolate balanced with pleasant sweetness and subtle hopping.

BASICS

BATCH SIZE (LITRES):

1630

BATCH SIZE (UK BARRELS):

10

ORIGINAL GRAVITY:

1040 SG

FINAL GRAVITY:

1009 SG

IBUs:

18

COLOUR (EBC/SRM):

32 / 16

BREWHOUSE EFFICIENCY:

85%

METHODS / TIMINGS

TEMPERATURES

MASH TEMP:

65°C / 149°F

COLLECTION TEMP:

18°C / 64°F

FERMENTATION TEMP:

23°C / 73°F

MASH LIQUOR VOL (LITRES):

697

LIQUOR / MASH RATIO:

2.7 : 1

TIMINGS

MASH:

60 mins

BOIL:

60 mins

INGREDIENTS

MALTS(kg)%

BEST ALE

212

83

CRYSTAL 240

11

4

AMBER

6

2

LOW COL CHOCOLATE

20

7

WHEAT

10

4

YEAST

NOTTINGHAM ALE 

HOPS(g)Contribution%Alpha Acid%Addition

PILOT

518

30

8.5

Start of boil

PHOENIX

419

30

10.5

Middle

GODIVA

391

20

7.5

Flame out

FIRST GOLD

391

20

7.5

Flame out

HOPS

PILOT

(kg)

518

Contribution%

30

Alpha Acid%

8.5

Addition

Start of boil

PHOENIX

(kg)

419

Contribution%

30

Alpha Acid%

10.5

Addition

Middle

GODIVA

(kg)

391

Contribution%

20

Alpha Acid%

7.5

Addition

Flame out

FIRST GOLD

(kg)

391

Contribution%

20

Alpha Acid%

7.5

Addition

Flame out

CARL'S TOP TIP

60g/hl of a nice spicy T90 dry hop will put a nice twist on the aroma of this malty beer