Cascade/Citra Pale Ale

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  1. Beer Garden

    Beer Garden New Member

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    I'm new to all grain brewing but am keen to play around with my own pale ale recipes. I've come up with the following recipe, does it look like i'm heading in the right direction? Thanks in advance.

    Brew Method: All Grain
    Style Name: American Pale Ale
    Boil Time: 60 min
    Batch Size: 20 liters (fermentor volume)
    Boil Size: 27 liters
    Boil Gravity: 1.036
    Efficiency: 75% (brew house)

    STATS:
    Original Gravity: 1.049
    Final Gravity: 1.014
    ABV (standard): 4.62%
    IBU (tinseth): 52.12
    SRM (morey): 5.69

    FERMENTABLES:
    3.8 kg - United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale (92%)
    205 g - United Kingdom - Wheat (5%)
    125 g - United Kingdom - Cara Malt (3%)

    HOPS:
    18 g - Northern Brewer, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 11, Use: Boil for 60 min, IBU: 25.84
    15 g - Citra, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 11, Use: Boil for 10 min, IBU: 7.81
    15 g - Cascade, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 7, Use: Boil for 10 min, IBU: 4.97
    15 g - Citra, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 11, Use: Whirlpool for 0 min at 95 °C, IBU: 8.25
    15 g - Cascade, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 7, Use: Whirlpool for 0 min at 95 °C, IBU: 5.25
    15 g - Citra, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 11, Use: Dry Hop for 5 days
    15 g - Cascade, Type: Leaf/Whole, AA: 7, Use: Dry Hop for 5 days

    MASH GUIDELINES:
    1) Infusion, Temp: 68 C, Time: 90 min, Amount: 18 L, Strike water 73C
    2) Sparge, Temp: 78 C, Amount: 13.5 L, Strike water for sparge
    Starting Mash Thickness: 2.5 L/kg

    OTHER INGREDIENTS:
    5 g - irish moss, Time: 15 min, Type: Fining, Use: Boil

    YEAST:
    Fermentis / Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
    Starter: No
    Form: Dry
    Fermentation Temp: 18 C
     
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    Looks good to me.
     
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    only thing I see is the northern brewer hops, doesn't really go good for an ipa, you might try something else like Centennial or Chinook for the 60 minute
     
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. I have some Chinook open so think I'll use that instead.
     
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    How did this recipe taste in the end...
     

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