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Northwest Trail Clone

American Light/Standard/Premium Lager

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Steven Douglas

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 7.09 gal

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Northwest Trail Clone

Type: All Grain

Date: 11/6/2006

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Steven Douglas
Boil Size: 7.09 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: My Brew Pot and Mash tun
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes: Sweet with slight hop finish.


AmountItemType% or IBU
9.33 lbPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain95.05 %
0.49 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM)Grain4.95 %
0.72 ozCascade [7.30 %] (60 min)Hops17.9 IBU
0.50 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
1 PkgsPilsen Lager (Wyeast Labs #2007)Yeast-Lager


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.042 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.15 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.03 %
Bitterness: 17.9 IBUCalories: 185 cal/pint
Est Color: 4.9 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: My MashTotal Grain Weight: 9.82 lb
Sparge Water: 4.83 galGrain Temperature: 65.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 180.0 FTunTemperature: 65.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: 5.4 PH

My Mash
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
60 minMashAdd 13.74 qt of water at 132.8 F125.0 F

Mash Notes:

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 3.0
Pressure/Weight: 30.2 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 42.0 days
Storage Temperature: 45.0 F 


Lost approximately 1 gal due to leak in mash tun. This resulted in lower OG that estimated. Also required more water for sparge to get desired boil volume.

Good taste. Very similar to original by Henry Weinhard's formula. I am sure that if I had been able to obtain full wort from my mash tun that the alcohol content and flavor would have been even more rich and desirable. Must try again when mash tun no longer leaks.

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