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Bolt ActionIPA

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

Specifics
Style: American IPA
Contributor: Tim Loesch
Yield: 5 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 6.3/12.4
Bitterness (Calc): 78.6 IBU (Tinseth)
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) 92.3% of grist
0.50 pounds Crystal Malt 30L 3.8% of grist
0.50 pounds British Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt 3.8% of grist
13.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Hops
1.50 ounces Magnum Leaf @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
 
1.00 ounces Amarillo Leaf @ 20 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
 
2.00 ounces Simcoe Leaf @ 5 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Aroma
 
1.00 ounces Simcoe Leaf @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Dry Hop
 
5.50 ounces Total Hop Weight  
Boil
Total Boil Time: 60 minutes
Yeast
Name: Pacific Ale
Manufacturer: White Labs
Product ID: WLP041
Type: Ale
Flocculation: High
Attenuation: 67%
Temperature Range: 65–68°F
Amount: 1000 ml
Mash Profile

Single Infusion Mash, Medium Bodied Beer

Grain Temperature: 72°F Tun Temperature: 72°F
Sparge Temperature: 168°F PH: 5.4
PPG: 0 Efficiency: 0%
Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Steps

# Name Type Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In Infusion 60 min. 154°F

Add 70% of mash water at 166° F / 74° C

2 Mash Out Infusion 10 min. 168°F

Add 30% of mash water at 197° F / 92° C

Procedure

Mash in 13 qts water at 168

Hold mash at 154 for 60 minutes

Mash out - 7.8 quarts water at 196

Holt mash at 168 for 10 minutes

Vorlauf and Drain Mash Tun

Batch Sparge 3.33 gallons water at 168. Stir well and then let sit for 15 minutes. Vorlauf and Drain Mash Tun.

Add water to achieve 6.4 gals boil volume

1.5 oz magnum - 60 minutes

1 oz Amarillo - 20 minutes

2 oz Simcoe - 5 minutes

1 oz Simcoe - dry hop in keg.

Bolt ActionIPA
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Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 4.3  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 4.7  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 5.8  
Post-Boil Amount: 5  
Boil Time: 60  
Original Gravity: 1.068 / 16.6° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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