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California Common Beer

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California Common Beer

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Beer Style: California Common Beer (7B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

California Common Beer

Description:

A couple days ago, someone asked for a recipe to clone Anchor Steam. This one came quite close, IMHO. The variety of base malts I used exists because I was trying to finish up some nearly empty bags, other- wise I would probably used all american 2-row, w/o the pilen or pale ale.

Ingredients:

  • 10.0# Briess 2 Row
  • 3.5# DC Pilsen
  • 2.5# Hugh Baird Pale Ale
  • 2.0# Hugh Baird 30-39L Crystal
  • 2.0# Briess Vienna
  • 1.5 oz. Northern Brewer (8.8%) 60 min.
  • 1.0 oz. Northern Brewer (8.8%) 30 min.
  • 0.4 oz. Cascade dryhop 2 weeks in secondary
  • Wyeast California common yeast

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Procedure:

Mash in 25qts
125F 5 min (pH 5.3)
Slow (25 min) rise w/ steam injection to 155F
155F 40 min
170F mashout
Sparge w/ 7 gallons 170F.
Add 0.5 gal water to kettle. Boil 80 min.

Ferment at 62F with Wyeast Calif. Common Lager yeast 1 week primary, 2 weeks secondary, keg.

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