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Nistler India Pale Ale

From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed January 19, 2018

Specifics
Style: American IPA
Brewer: Chad Haatvedt
Brew Date: May 21, 2010
Yield: 6 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 8.9/17.5
Bitterness (Calc): 90 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 1.64
Calories: 181 (12 ounces)
ABV: 5.7%
ABW: 4.5%
Batch No: 2010-05
OG: 1.055
OG (Plato): 13.57° P
FG: 1.012
FG (Plato): 3.07° P
Target FG: 1.010
Real Extract: 4.97° P
App. Atten.: 77.4%
Real Atten.: 63.4%
Status: Conditioning
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
Calories, Alcohol, and Plato Calculator
Original Gravity: 1.055
Final Gravity: 1.012
Initial Gravity (Plato): 13.57° P
Final Gravity (Plato): 3.07° P
Real Extract: 4.97° P
Apparent Attenuation: 77.4%
Real Attenuation: 63.4%
Alcohol By Volume (ABV): 5.7%
Alcohol By Weight (ABW): 4.5%
Calories (12 ounces): 181

Calculations derived from Peter Ensminger's article Beer Data: Alcohol, Calorie, and Attenuation Levels of Beer, here.

Malts and Grains
13.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 85.2% of grist
0.25 pounds American Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 1.6% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 10L 6.6% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 40L 6.6% of grist
15.25 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
2 tsp Irish Moss @ 15 minutes  
Hops
1.00 ounces Galena 11.5% Pellets @ 90 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
11.5 AAUs
1.00 ounces Galena 11% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
11 AAUs
2.00 ounces Cascade 5% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
10 AAUs
2.00 ounces Cascade 5% Pellets @ 1 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
10 AAUs
6.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 42.5 AAUs
Boil
Total Boil Time: 90 minutes
Yeast
Name: American Ale
Manufacturer: Wyeast
Product ID: 1056
Type: Ale
Flocculation: Medium
Attenuation: 75%
Temperature Range: 60–72°F
Amount: 125 ml
Mash Profile

Cereal Mash and Single Infusion Mash

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 25.6 Efficiency: 78.7%
Notes:

Boil cereal adjuncts to add to infusion mash.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Protein Rest Infusion 30 min. 104°F

Add 30% of mash water at 111° F / 44° C

2 Protein Rest Infusion 45 min. 122°F

Add 10% of mash water at 181° F / 83° C

3 Saccharification Infusion 60 min. 150°F

Add 25% of mash water at 200° F / 93° C

4 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 35% of mash water at 208° F / 98° C

Procedure

1.  Heat 19 qt \s water to 170.5F

2.  Grind grains in malt-mill. (grain temp 62F)

3.  Preheat mash tun , add grains and water.  Temp at 156.  Start time 1:25pm
     Watch the Vikings beat Dallas while waiting for the mash.

4.  Stop mash at 2:25 -- add 7 qt boiling water to bring mash to 168F  Rest for 15 minutes.

5.  Vorlauf and Drain Mash Tun

6.   Batch Sparge 4.5 gallons water at 168. Stir well and then let sit for 20 minutes. Vorlauf and Drain Mash Tun.

I collected 8 gallons.  will do a 90 min boil

Hops

 

International Bitterness Unit Calculator
  Garetz Rager Tinseth Daniels
Hop 1 IBU: 36.3 45.5 32.4 45.5
Hop 2 IBU: 30.2 39 30.3 40.2
Hop 3 IBU: 1 8.8 12.3 16.4
Hop 4 IBU: 0 5.5 1.1 6.6
Total IBUs: 67.5 98.8 76 108.7
Average IBUs: 87.8
Target IBUs: 80




Boil

Good strong boil.  Added 1# Light DME at 45 minutes.

 

Nistler India Pale Ale
Date Brewed:  
Brewer/Assistant:  
Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 5.1  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 7.7  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 8.5  
Post-Boil Amount: 6  
Boil Time: 90  
Original Gravity: 1.055 / 13.6° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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