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AG#38 – Stateside Torpedo IPA

Posted on: September 26, 2010

Stateside Torpedo IPA – A serious double boiled (due to being a bit tipsy) Hopped-to-F@#K American Pale Ale with the Malt Bill coming from a Mikkeller Stateside IPA and Most of the Hopping coming from a Sierra Nevada Torpedo clone… Yeahhh!! We Made Beer!!! Eventually 😉
Today was mainly about giving a brewing lesson to Rob….

Fermentables:
Lager Malt – 3800g – 70%
Munich Malt – 650g – 12%
Flaked Oats – 540g – 10%
Cara Munich Type I – 430g – 8%

Hops:
Magnum 75 mins @ 20g
Crystal 25 mins @ 80g
Magnum 25 mins @ 40g
Crystal 15 mins @ 10g
Magnum 15 mins @ 5g
****At this point in the day we re-boiled for 15mins as we’d forgot the Protafloc Tablet, obviously caused by starting drinking at 11am (see photos)
Then decided to give it some more hops as the extra 15mins would have killed the Aroma

Centennial – 0 mins @ 28g
Centennial – 0 mins @ 28g
Hallertauer Mittlefruh – 0 mins 0 lbs. 1.1 oz 30 grams 12.4% – Dry Hop in Fermenter after initial fermentation

Final Volume: 19 Litres – (Ended up with a good bit less!)
Original Gravity: 1.065 – (Actually ended up with 1.073 after the re-boil)
Final Gravity: 1.019
Alcohol Content: 6% ABV
Total Liquor: 29.3 Litres
Mash Liquor: 13.6 Litres
Mash Efficiency: 80 %
Bitterness: 114 EBU – (Re-calculated, should have been about 70 I think!)
Colour: 26 EBC

90min Mash, 60min Boil then cool followed by a 15min boil then cool!!
Yeast – Safale US-05

Bit drunk, but an interesting brewday with Rob from http://www.hopzine.com 🙂
Cheers to Paul from http://www.BarleyBottom.com for the Last minute Crystal Hops 🙂

No Brewday pictures as we were busy nattering and drinking a fine selection of beers Rob brought 🙂

The Aftermath Pictures….
We had a few beers!:
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Leftovers:
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Mess:
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Lots of hops!:
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This mornings fine layer of head forming, sat at 18c so I’ve put it somewhere a little warmer now:
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Mash Efficiency was 82.5% – 25L @ 1.051 collected in the copper.

🙂

*Bottled 19th Oct ’10 with 65g sugar

FG was 1020 meaning that this beer is about 6.9% ABV

Dry Hopping was actually; 15g Mittlefruh, 5g Magnum, 5g Cascade for 9 days

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3 Responses to "AG#38 – Stateside Torpedo IPA"

Nice selection of beers consumed, how was the head in the morning?

Some cracking beers 🙂 ‘I Hardcore You’ was phenomenal!
The head today is actually pretty good, once it was about 6pm we’d finished drinking so had plenty of time to come round!!!

[…] II’. AG #39 – Mild Ale Very easy drinking Mild with fruity English hopping. AG #38 – Stateside Torpedo IPA A mad-for it brew that really hit the spot! AG #37 – Nelson Brucker Tasty beer but took a while […]

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