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|5.32 kg||Gladfield American Ale Malt (2.5 SRM)||Grain||1||81.6 %|
|0.51 kg||Caramunich Malt (56.0 SRM)||Grain||2||7.8 %|
|0.23 kg||Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM)||Grain||3||3.5 %|
|0.23 kg||Caramunich III (Weyermann) (71.0 SRM)||Grain||4||3.5 %|
|0.23 kg||Melanoiden Malt (20.0 SRM)||Grain||5||
|12.00 g||Mosaic (HBC 369) [13.00 %] - First Wort 60.0 min||Hop||6||16.6 IBUs|
|35.00 g||Mosaic (HBC 369) [13.00 %] - Boil 15.0 min||Hop||7||21.9 IBUs|
|35.00 g||Mosaic (HBC 369) [13.00 %] - Boil 10.0 min||Hop||8||16.0 IBUs|
|35.00 g||Mosaic (HBC 369) [13.00 %] - Boil 5.0 min||Hop||9||8.8 IBUs|
|35.00 g||Mosaic (HBC 369) [13.00 %] - Boil 1.0 min||Hop||10||1.9 IBUs|
|85.00 g||Mosaic (HBC 369) [13.00 %] - Dry Hop 4.0 Days||Hop||12||0.0 IBUs|
I kegged and tasted this beer yesterday.
I really like it. With all of the late addition hops, and the bit at first wort, it does not have any astringency.
Although I think the Crystal Malt sweetness is carrying the hop flavour, I may drop it down a wee bit next time as it tastes a touch sweet for me. My wife likes it, which is saying something as she does not like the bitterness I usually love.
The North WLG brewers know how much I like to slam the hops on. :)
American IPA (21 A)
Equipment: Pot and Cooler (10 Gal/37.8 L) - All Grain
Efficiency: 62.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 71.4 %
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
7.48 kg Gladfield Ale Malt (3.0 SRM) Grain 1 93.7 %
0.25 kg Gladfield Dark Crystal Malt (96.4 SRM) Grain 2 3.1 %
0.25 kg Special Roast (50.0 SRM) Grain 3 3.1 %
35.00 g Centennial [9.70 %] - First Wort Hop 4 28.4 IBUs
40.00 g Centennial [10.00 %] - Boil 20.0 min Hop 5 21.0 IBUs
35.00 g Centennial [9.70 %] - Boil 1.0 min Hop 6 1.3 IBUs
2.0 pkg SafAle English Ale (DCL/Fermentis #S-04) [23.66 ml]
Est Original Gravity: 1.062 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.1 %
Bitterness: 50.6 IBUs
Est Color: 10.5 SRM
Measured Original Gravity: 1.060 SG
Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Hey Michael, I'm not that keen on S04 - do you like it or can't find S05 ?
Plenty of in hops there, just surprised you're not dry hopping it too :-)
I have been playing with S04 lately, as I like how it floculates nicely. However, I have found that it seems to squash my hops. Maybe it just tastes that way as it does not attenuate as well as s05 or Wy1056.
In the future, I will likely do this again with Wy1056 that I harvested on a previous batch.
The only reason I did not dry hop is because I reckoned I could use that same 100g on another brew instead of a dry hop The local brew shops are slammed now that some are shipping again, and I do not know how fast I can get more hops.
On the bright side, I hit all of my numbers on this brew!