Hops on Rye Inspired 09/05/2011
Imperial IPA

 

Type: All Grain

Date: 9/5/2011

Batch Size: 6.00 gal

Brewer: jomebrew
Boil Size: 8.00 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot 15g and Cooler (48 qt)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 35.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 68.00
Taste Notes:
 

Ingredients

Amount Item Type % or IBU
12.00 gm Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 min) Misc
13.50 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 71.05 %
2.00 lb Rye Malt (4.7 SRM) Grain 10.53 %
1.50 lb Munich II (Weyermann) (8.5 SRM) Grain 7.89 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 5.26 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 75L (75.0 SRM) Grain 5.26 %
1.50 oz Magnum [14.00 %] (80 min) Hops 57.1 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (30 min) Hops 5.4 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (15 min) Hops 3.5 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (10 min) Hops 2.6 IBU
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] (5 min) Hops 3.1 IBU
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] (1 min) Hops 0.7 IBU
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] (Dry Hop 5 days) Hops -
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (Dry Hop 5 days) Hops -
0.50 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (Dry Hop 5 days) Hops -
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] (Dry Hop 5 days) Hops -
0.50 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] (Dry Hop 5 days) Hops -

 

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.076 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.076 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.020 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.018 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 7.43 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.59 %
Bitterness: 72.3 IBU Calories: 347 cal/pint
Est Color: 14.4 SRM Color:
Color
 

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 19.00 lb
Sparge Water: 3.41 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F TunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.4 PH
 

Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 28.50 qt of water at 164.0 F 154.0 F

 
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2) Volumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 11.2 PSI Carbonation Used: My Carbonation Profile
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 F Age for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 40.0 F  
 

Notes

Grain
Milled grain using barley crusher. No problems.

Mash
Mash in using pump from hot liquor tank . Temp too low. took 30 minutes to get strike waster to 166.
7Gallons
Forgot gypsum
12:20 mash started Mash temp 156 External and 156 floating. left lid open and stirred.
12:35 154f external (sits sat top of mash water), 12:50 153, 12:57 151,
1:20 149 external, 155 internal

Sparge
1:20 Vorlauf 20 or so cups
first running 21brix
4G in kettle
Preboil gravity 16.8 brix

Boil
Starting volume 8G
2:20 8G in kettle Boil Started
2:30 1.5 oz Magnum
3:15 .5 oz Cascades
3:15 .5 oz Cascades - whirlflock
3:20 .5 oz Cascades
3:25 .5 oz Citra
3:33 .5 oz Citra - Flame out. Removed other hop sack. only flamout hops in kettle.
3:35 WHirlpool started

Chill
3:35 WHirlpool started
3:50 Done recirc wort. Prechilled with three block ice.
Xfer to carboy. 70 f. used cold water with pond pump. down to 64f. carboy showed 68 fibal
Back flush with hose 3 times. Therminator coughed up lots of stuff.
Soaked in PBW for 30 minutes
Flushed with sanitizer
OG 18.4 brix. 1.076 measured. (last running from hose into carboy)
OG 19.8 - 1.080 measured. right after boil finished.
Wort tasted awesome. hoppy. not too bitter. or astringent
5:00 done cleaning.
Back pain 7/10.


Xfer to Fermenter
1+ min O2
68-69 in carboy
Starter started 9/4 at 4:00 PM . on stirplate Pitched at room temp.

Fermentation Notes
4:30 Pitched room temp (80f) starter into wort at 67f. Temp controller set to 66f
Taped probe to side of carboy
10:00 PM Wort at 66F. krausening and CO2 already bubbling in blow off
9/6 6:45 AM lots of swirling. Foam being pushed out the blow off tube constantly.
9/7 Replaced blowoff with more capacity container
9/8 bumped temp slightly to allow to climb to 70F. Still steady but slowing CO2 out gassing
9/10 CO2 outgassing still 1 second per blublublub. WIll dry hop in a couple days
9/12 Dry hopped .5 each CTZ, Amarillo, Citra, Centennial, Cascade (Whole Leaf)
9/16 Smells yummy in the beer fridge

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