AG#124 – Big IPA
Posted July 13, 2014on:
AG#124 – Big IPA – Using BrewMate instead of BeerEngine as it lets me set attenuation so hopefully the beer should turn out about 9.2%, its loosely based around a recipe in the Mitch Steele IPA book.
Sorry I haven’t had time for blogging lately I have had my head full of Wishbone Brewery stuff with thoughts about a prospective unit and then just this week a different unit and different restrictions and different potential, its all fun but I’m itching to get something set in stone and order the brewhouse equipment.
Batch Size (L): 25.0
Total Grain (kg): 8.230
Total Hops (g): 469.50
Original Gravity (OG): 1.080 (°P): 19.3
Final Gravity (FG): 1.009 (°P): 2.3
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 9.35 %
Colour (SRM): 6.5 (EBC): 12.7
Bitterness (IBU): 287.5 (Rager)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 75
Boil Time (Minutes): 90
4.625 kg Pale Ale Malt (56.2%)
1.877 kg Wheat Malt (22.8%)
0.905 kg Dextrose (11%)
0.593 kg Vienna (7.2%)
0.230 kg Caramalt (2.8%)
60.0 g Apollo Leaf (19.5% Alpha) @ 90 Minutes (First Wort) (2.4 g/L)
16.8 g Warrior Leaf (18.2% Alpha) @ 90 Minutes (First Wort) (0.7 g/L)
17.7 g Zeus Leaf (16.7% Alpha) @ 90 Minutes (First Wort) (0.7 g/L)
60.0 g Columbus Leaf (16.5% Alpha) @ 45 Minutes (Boil) (2.4 g/L)
45.0 g Amarillo Leaf (8.6% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Aroma) (1.8 g/L)
35.0 g Centennial Leaf (9.7% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Aroma) (1.4 g/L)
35.0 g Columbus Leaf (14.2% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Aroma) (1.4 g/L)
100.0 g Chinook Pellet (11.4% Alpha) @ 0 Days (Dry Hop) (4 g/L)
100.0 g Nelson Sauvin Pellet (11.5% Alpha) @ 0 Days (Dry Hop) (4 g/L)
Single step Infusion at 66°C for 60 Minutes.
Fermented at 20°C with Safale US-05
I’ve basically made Hop-Stew 😉 And hit the OG I got 1082 and liquored back to 1080.
A few of the hops in the recipe changed as I went along due to what I found in the hop-freezer, I’ll dry hop in two parts half will go in when FG is reached then half 2 days later when I start chilling the beer so a half warm and half cold dry hop.
Could be premises layout, just a mockup to see if things fit and planned for the future there will be less FVs (the black squares with green crosses) to begin with.*19th Jul ’14 – I dry hopped this with 50g of Chinook & Nelson Sauvin, gravity was at 1011.5 @ 22°c
*22nd Jul ’14 – FG seems to be 1010 and steady, chilled to 17°c and dry hopped with the same T90 hops again.
*24th Jul ’14 – Chilled to 13°c, will chill to 8c before bottling.
*Bottled 2nd Aug ’14
*9th Aug ’14 – Tastes bloody good, the right level of bitterness with a medium carbonation and a good effect from the dry hopping, as you’d expect quite boozy with its 9% abv 🙂