Saturday, November 20, 2010

#34: Black Eye Mock

I took a Shiner Bock clone from BYO and ran it as a 'mock-bock' ale with Nottingham. From what I've read, I should bump the hops a bit higher than I would as a lager but otherwise run the same recipe, so I bumped the IBU from 17 to 21 (not a significant change, but...). 

Black Eye Mock
Brewer: swenocha
Style: Traditional Bock
Batch: 5.00 galExtract

Recipe Gravity: 1.045 OG
Recipe Bitterness: 21 IBU
Recipe Color: 12° SRM
Estimated FG: 1.011
Alcohol by Volume: 4.3%
Alcohol by Weight: 3.4%

Light LME 3.30 lb, Extract, Extract
Corn Syrup 1.90 lb, Sugar, Other
Crystal 60L 0.66 lb, Grain, Steeped
Munich (US) 1.00 lb, Grain, Steeped
Roasted Barley 0.05 lb, Grain, Steeped
Six-row (US) 0.25 lb, Grain, Steeped

Brewers Gold 0.75 oz, Pellet, 60 minutes

Nottingham yeast 1.00 unit, Yeast

Result was unbelievably similar clone of Shiner.  Good reviews all around...

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