BrewBlog: True Hearted IPA
General Information
Method: Partial Mash

This beer is based off Northern Brewers "Dead Ringer IPA".

Hybrid brewing method use 12 lbs mashed all grain, and 12 lbs LME


I dry hopped this beer using pellets in the secondary, 2 weeks before kegging it. I had two carboys: Did one with cascade, and one with simcoe.

The hops react violently with the beer, and cause a terrible blow off, so next time, be sure to have plenty of headroom in the carboy. The hops do not settle out very well either, so I'll probably use a hop bag next time, and do them in the keg, and remove them before carbonating it.

When I racked from the carboy to my first keg, I just siphoned it normally. Lots of hop residue int he beer in the keg. What a mess. I hope if settles in the keg and gets pushed out the dip tube int he first several pints, and then is gone. For the second carboy, I siphoned through a super fine hop bag, and it caught all of the residue. Whew!

Scale Recipe
Enter desired final yield (volume):
12.00 pounds LME - Light 50% of grist
12.00 pounds Total Extract Weight 50% of grist
Malts and Grains
2 tablets Whirlfloc @ 15 minutes  
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Name: American Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1056
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 60–72°F
Amount: 375 ml
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Mouthfeel: / 5
Overall Impression: / 10
Cumulative Score: 0 / 50 Problematic
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