My Favorite Double Bock Clone

Source: Russ Schreiber
Recipe added: 09/22/98

This recipe is my attempt to rproduce one of my favorite beers... Sam Adams Double Bock...Pretty close, but no clone. I just can't get the hops right, any suggestions!


Recipe type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5 Gallons
Starting Gravity: 1.074
Finishing Gravity: 1.024
Time in Boil: 70 Minutes
Primary Fermentation: 8 days @ 48F in plastic
Secondary Fermentation: 21 days @ 34F in ss soda keg



Klages and Munich malt were added to 3.75 +/- gallons of 170F water and stabilised at 150F for 60 minutes. Crystal malts added to 2 qts. cold water and heated to 170F and added to main mash for last 10 minutes. Added 2.5 +/- gallons boiling water to heat mash to 170F for 15 minutes. Sparged with about 1.5 gallons water @ 175F. Topped up primary fermenter with boiled and cooled water to 5.25 gallons.
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