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The Claypool Nano-Brewery

Batch 44 - Lightning Bug Lager

Ingredients (5 gallons)

5.4 lbs. Alexander's Pale Malt Extract
2 lbs. Klages Malt
0.25 lb. Carapils Malt
1.5 oz. Tettnang Hops Pellets (4.4A) boiling
0.5 oz. Williamette Hops Pellets (4.5A) flavor
0.5 oz. Tettnang Hops Pellets (4.4A) aroma
0.5 oz. Williamette Hops Pellets (4.5A) dry hop
1 pkg. Wyeast #2112 California liquid yeast
1 tsp Irish Moss
2 gallons Filtered tap water
3 gallons Distilled water


Estimated HBU's - 6

O.G.: 1.036
F.G.: 1.005

Grain mix to 3 quarts filtered tap water at 160 degrees F.
Keep at around 155 degrees F for 60 minutes.
Sparge with 3 quarts hot filtered tap water and add to boiling pot.
Top up boiling pot to 2 gallons.
Add extracts and boiling hops at boil for 60 minutes.
Add Irish Moss at 45 minutes.
Add flavor hops at 45 minutes.
At 58 minutes add aroma hops.
At 60 minutes cool and add to 3 gallons chilled distilled water in fermenter.
Pitched yeast at 80 degrees.

Brew Date: 09/17/94
Dry Hop Date: 09/27/94
Fermented 15 days

Bottle Date: 10/02/94