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AppleBlossom IPA

From the BrewBlog of BorealBrewers – Grand Rapdis, Minnesota USA
Printed January 22, 2018

Specifics
Style: English IPA
Contributor: Chad Haatvedt
Yield: 6 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 7.8/15.3
Bitterness (Calc): 95 IBU (Daniels)
BU/GU: 1.7
Calories: 180 (12 ounces)
ABV: 6.8%
ABW: 5.3%
OG: 1.056
OG (Plato): 13.81° P
FG: 1.005
FG (Plato): 1.28° P
Real Extract: 3.55° P
App. Atten.: 90.7%
Real Atten.: 74.3%
BJCP Style Info: English IPA
O.G.: 1.050 - 1.075
F.G.: 1.010 - 1.018
ABV: 5.0 - 7.5%
Bitterness: 40 - 60 IBUs
Color: 8 - 14 SRM
Info: A hoppy, moderately strong pale ale that features characteristics consistent with the use of English malt, hops and yeast. Has less hop character and a more pronounced malt flavor than American versions.

Commercial Examples: Meantime India Pale Ale, Freeminer Trafalgar IPA, Fuller's IPA, Ridgeway Bad Elf, Summit India Pale Ale, Samuel Smith's India Ale, Hampshire Pride of Romsey IPA, Burton Bridge Empire IPA,Middle Ages ImPailed Ale, Goose Island IPA, Brooklyn East India Pale Ale.

General Information
Method: All Grain
Malts and Grains
13.00 pounds British Maris Otter Pale Malt 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 German Cara Amber 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 Other 18.5% Pellets @ 90 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
18.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces Galena 11.1% Pellets @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
5.6 AAUs
2.00 ounces Fuggle 4% Pellets @ 15 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
8 AAUs
2.00 ounces Fuggle 4% Pellets @ 1 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
8 AAUs
5.50 ounces Total Hop Weight 40.1 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: 0 Efficiency: 0%
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 168F

2.  Grind grains in malt-mill. (grain temp 70F)

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.  No Stop mash

5.  Vorlauf and Drain Mash Tun

6.   Batch Sparge 5 gallons water at 168. Stir well and then let sit for 35 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: 57.5 76.6 54.5 76.6
Hop 2 IBU: 14.4 19.7 15.3 20.3
Hop 3 IBU: 0.8 7.8 10.9 14.6
Hop 4 IBU: 0 4.9 0.9 5.8
Total IBUs: 72.7 108.9 81.6 117.3
Average IBUs: 95.1
Target IBUs: 90

The Summit hops is the one with the 18.5% alpha Acids


Boil

Good strong boil.

AppleBlossom IPA
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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: 1.056 / 13.8° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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