Christmas Beer All Grain Brewers Guide

Guide
Here are the various recipes in full form with links to Brewfather and in some cases the original video.
1)
Christmas Old Ale ( Hybrid) – 6.8%
Brewfather link:- https://share.brewfather.app/dM6uXkVPhMcSZX
Original video:- https://youtu.be/HP8zlsEJ3eo
IBU : 42 (Tinseth)
Colour : 53 EBC
OG : 1.068
FG : 1.016
Batch Size : 21 L/ 5.54 US liquid gallons
Boil Time : 60 min
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75%
Mash Efficiency: 78.6%

Fermentables
4.074kg/ 8.98lbs – Pale Ale 7.9 EBC (70%)
466g/1.02lbs – Brown Sugar, Dark 98.5 EBC (8%)
407g/ 0.89lbs – Biscuit 50 EBC (7%)
291g/ 0.63lbs – Carafa Special I 630 EBC (5%)
291g/ 0.63lbs – Caramunich I 101 EBC (5%)
233g/0.51lbs – Crystal Dark 148 EBC (4%)
58g/0.12lbs – Wheat Torrified 3.9 EBC (1%)

Hops (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
60 min – Challenger – (36 IBU)
15 min – Fuggle – (6 IBU)
5 min – Boil – 9.128g/0.32oz – Anise, Star
5 min – Boil – 0.91 tsp – Cinnamon Powder
5 min – Boil – 0.91 tsp – Ground Nutmeg
Hopstand @ 80 °C
10 min – Fuggle – (1 IBU)

Yeast
1 pkg – Fermentis S-04
Mash Profile
65 °C/149°F – 60 min – Temperature
75 °C/167°F – 10 min – Mash Out

Fermentation Profile
Ale
18 °C/64.4°F – 7 days – Primary
21 °C/70 °F – 7 days – Primary
2) Norwegian Christmas Beer
Brewfather Link:- https://share.brewfather.app/o8ksmsTbOznKxa
IBU : 26 (Tinseth)
Colour : 48 EBC
OG : 1.072
FG : 1.022

Batch Size : 21 L// 5.54 US liquid gallons

Boil Time : 60 min
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75%
Mash Efficiency: 78.6%

Fermentables
2.903kg / 6.4lbs – Munich 15 EBC (45.5%)
2.903kg / 6.4lbs – Pale Ale 6 EBC (45.5%)
319g / 11.25oz – Carapils/Carafoam 3.9 EBC (5%)
255g / 8.99oz – Carafa Special III 925 EBC (4%)

Hops (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
60 min – Northern Brewer – (23 IBU)
15 min – Hallertauer – (3 IBU)
Miscellaneous
10 min – Boil – 9.128g/0.32oz – Anise, Star
10 min – Boil – 0.91 tsp – Cinnamon Powder
10 min – Boil – 0.91 tsp – Ground Nutmug
Yeast
1 pkg – Mangrove Jack’s Bohemian Lager Yeast M84
Mash Profile
68 °C/ 154.4°F – 60 min – Temperature
75 °C/ 167°F – 10 min – Mash Out

3) Fast Christmas beer
Please see the original video for full directions and the recipe in full:- https://youtu.be/hHPy_nNkN68
Brewfather Link:- https://share.brewfather.app/x4gKB2SX5nyB5C
Also shared on Brewfather database as “Merry Christmas Ale”

4) American Christmas Porter
Brewfather Link:- https://share.brewfather.app/fcoSoMP3dXBRbN
Original Video Link:- https://youtu.be/yMnkh4GwCos
IBU : 42 (Tinseth)
Colour : 73 EBC
Original Gravity : 1.065
Final Gravity : 1.019
ABV:- 6%
Batch Size : 21 L / / 5.54 US liquid gallons
Boil Time : 60 min
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75%
Mash Efficiency: 78.6%

Fermentables (6.03 kg)
4.46kg/9.83Lbs – Pale Ale Malt 6.9 EBC (74%)
550g/19.4oz – Munich 18.7 EBC (9.1%)
310g/10.93oz – Crystal Rosewood 120 EBC (5.1%)
260g/9.17oz – Carafa II 820 EBC (4.3%)
260g/9.17oz – Carafa Special III 925 EBC (4.3%)
190g/6.7oz – Brown Malt 128 EBC (3.2%)

Hops
60 min – Northern Brewer – (31 IBU) (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
10 min – Cascade – (3 IBU) (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
Hop Stand
15 min hopstand @ 80 °C
15 min – Cascade (4 IBU) (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
15 min – Chinook – (4 IBU) (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
Yeast
1 pkg – Fermentis Safale American US-05
Mash Profile
High fermentability plus mash out
69 °C/156.2°F – 60 min – Temperature
75 °C167°F – 10 min – Mash Out

Fermentation Profile
Ale
20 °C/68°F – 14 days – Primary

Optional spices
1⁄2 tsp of Cinnamon
1⁄4 tsp. Ginger
1⁄8 tsp. Nutmeg
1⁄8 tsp Allspice
Add at 0 minutes or cover with vodka and add late in fermentation.
A day or two before transfer is plenty.
Further optional extra
Many people really enjoy mixing a spirit like whisky or rum
5)

Christmas Stout
Brewfather Link:- https://share.brewfather.app/7XvmWhnHaqJKGT
Original video link:- https://youtu.be/hQ2YnJDN89w
Volume 19L / 5.01 US Liquid gallons
IBU : 24 (Tinseth)
Colour : 93 EBC
Original Gravity : 1.063
Final Gravity : 1.022
Estimated ABV:- 5.4%

Fermentables
1.77kg/3.90lbs – Munich 15 EBC (29.9%)
1.77kg/3.90lbs – Vienna 9 EBC (29.9%)
370g/13.05oz – Oats Malted 3 EBC (6.2%)
340g/11.99oz – Brown Malt 128 EBC (5.7%)
300g/10.58oz – Milk Sugar (Lactose) 0 EBC (5.1%)
290g/10.22oz – Oats, Flaked 2.8 EBC (4.9%)
270g/9.52oz – Carafa Special III 925 EBC (4.6%)
250g/8,81oz – Roasted Barley 1300 EBC (4.2%)
170g/5.99oz – Aromatic Malt 39.5 EBC (2.9%)
140g/4.93oz – Carafa II 820 EBC (2.4%)
140g/4.93oz – Wheat Malt 4.8 EBC (2.4%)
120g/4.23oz – Crystal Wheat Malt 124 EBC (2%)

60 min – Warrior – (24 IBU) (Adjust your hops to match from AA%)
39.375 ml – Chocolate cream
39.375 ml – Jamaican Dark Rum
Feel free to use real spirits instead of the flavourings
Yeast
1 pkg – Fermentis Safale American US-05
Channel links:-

facebook.com/groups/Brewbeer
https://www.teespring.com/stores/david-heath-homebrew

Introduction music:- Drink Beer (Till The Day That I Die) by Dazie Mae

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