NB Dead Ringer

From the BrewBlog of Stoopsitters Brewing – Hastings, Minnesota USA
Printed February 25, 2018

Style: American IPA
Brewer: Dustin Zastera
Brew Date: May 16, 2015
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 10.2/20.1
Bitterness (Calc): 50.8 IBU (Tinseth)
Conditioning: Keg
Batch No: 125
OG: 1.062
Target OG: 1.062
BJCP Style Info: American IPA
O.G.: 1.056 - 1.075
F.G.: 1.010 - 1.018
ABV: 5.5 - 7.5%
Bitterness: 40 - 70 IBUs
Color: 6 - 15 SRM
Info: A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

Commercial Examples: Bell’s Two-Hearted Ale, AleSmith IPA, Russian River Blind Pig IPA, Stone IPA, Three Floyds Alpha King, Great Divide Titan IPA, Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA, Victory Hop Devil, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’, Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Founder’s Centennial IPA, Anchor Liberty Ale, Harpoon IPA, Avery IPA.

General Information
Method: All Grain

5/17/2015: Evidence of fermentation starting at 24 hours.  Good clarity so far.  Sitting at an indicated 66F.

5/18/15: Very active ferment well underway.  Indicated temperature of 68F, room at 65F.

6/20/15: Transferred to secondary and dry hopped.

6/25/15: Kegged.

Malts and Grains
11.00 pounds Rahr Pale Malt (2-Row) 91.7% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 8.3% of grist
12.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
1.00 ounces Centennial 8.4% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
8.4 AAUs
1.00 ounces Centennial 8.4% Pellets @ 20 minutes
Type: Flavor
Use: Boil
8.4 AAUs
2.00 ounces Centennial 8.4% Pellets @ 5 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
16.8 AAUs
1.00 ounces Centennial 8.4% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
8.4 AAUs
5.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 42 AAUs
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Name: Safale
Manufacturer: Fermentis
Product ID: US-05
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75-79%
Alcohol Tolerance: Medium
Temperature Range: 59–75°F
Amount: 24 gr
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%

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

Prepared by GWMAP


Mash in with 15 quarts at 167F (57F grain).  Mash out with 8 quarts at boil.  Drain the tun to recover ~4 gallons.  Sparge with an additional 10 quarts to hit a final volume of 6.7 gallons.

NB Dead Ringer
Date Brewed:  
Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 4  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 5.1  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 6  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.062 / 15.2° P  
Brew Day Notes

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