BrewBlog: Spring Cleaning IPA
Specifics
Reference
Style:
Brewer: Dustin Zastera
Brew Date: March 21, 2015
Yield: 5 gallons
Reference
Color (SRM/EBC):
15.1/29.8
Bitterness (Calc): 62.4 IBU (Tinseth)
BU/GU: 0.92
Calories: 224 (12 ounces)
ABV: 7.1%
ABW: 5.5%
Batch No: 123
OG: 1.068
OG (Plato): 16.6° P
Target OG: 1.074
Reading 1: 1.032  (7 days)
Reading 2: 1.015  (13 days)
FG: 1.015
FG (Plato): 3.82° P
Target FG: 1.015
Real Extract: 6.13° P
App. Atten.: 77%
Real Atten.: 63%
General Information
Method: All Grain

Cleaning out some randoms from stock.  The crystal is from a 3:2 blend of organic crystal 60 and crystal 20.  British malt is Fawcett Pearl.  Grains crushed at NB.  Hops are 2014 chinook (CG) and 2010 cascade (RW) which are just taking up space in the freezer.

Comments

3/22/15 - No real activity, but some positive pressure in the airlock.

3/23/15 - Fermentation has finally started and appears to be moving nicely.  Temperature at an indicated 64F.

3/28/15 - Krausen falling, but not gone.

4/3/15 - Transfer to secondary.

4/7/15 - Added dry hops.

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
 gallons  
Reference
Malts and Grains
Reference
Hops
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Reference
Yeast
Name: American Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1056
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 60–72°F
Amount: 125 ml
Equipment Profile

Red rectangular cooler

Batch Size: 5 gallons Boil Volume: 7 gallons
Evaporation Rate: 9% per hour Mash Tun Dead Space: 0 gallons
Efficiency: 80% Mash Tun Weight: 10 pounds
Hop Utilization: 100% Mash Tun Volume: 10 gallons
Loss: .5 gallons Mash Tun Specific Heat: .3 Cal/gram per °C
Notes:

Suitable for larger batches, up to 25 pounds of grain in a thick mash.

Water Profile

Hastings, Minnesota

Calicum: 55 ppm
Bicarbonate: 196 ppm
Sulfate: 7.9 ppm
Chloride: 8.9 ppm
Sodium: 3 ppm
Magnesium: 24 ppm
PH: 7.4%
Notes:

Taken from:
"Ground Water Quality in Cottage Grove, MN, June 2000"

Prepared by GWMAP

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