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PUC Pale Ale

From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed January 23, 2018

Specifics
Style: American IPA
Contributor: Chad Haatvedt
Yield: 5 gallons
Calories: 129 (12 ounces)
ABV: 4.7%
ABW: 3.6%
OG: 1.040
OG (Plato): 9.99° P
FG: 1.005
FG (Plato): 1.28° P
Real Extract: 2.86° P
App. Atten.: 87.1%
Real Atten.: 71.4%
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
Malts and Grains
12.00 pounds American Pale Malt (2-Row) 88.9% of grist
1.00 pounds Crystal Malt 60L 7.4% of grist
0.50 pounds American Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 3.7% of grist
13.50 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Non-Fermentables
1 tablet Whirlfloc @ 15 minutes  
5 tsp Yeast Nutrient @ 10 minutes  
Hops
1.00 ounces Centennial 9% Pellets @ 40 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
9 AAUs
1.00 ounces Centennial 9% Pellets @ 20 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
9 AAUs
1.00 ounces Simcoe 12% Pellets @ 5 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
12 AAUs
1.00 ounces Simcoe 12% Pellets @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
12 AAUs
4.00 ounces Total Hop Weight 42 AAUs
Mash Profile

Cereal Mash and Single Infusion Mash

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
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

Fermentation
Primary: 14 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 43 days @ 65° F
PUC Pale Ale
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Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 4.5  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 6.1  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 6.7  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time:  
Original Gravity: 1.040 / 10° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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