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Thorny Mongrel "Growler" Ing Went Tats to "Bramling Cross" UK Mega Hop IPA

216 calories 23.6 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 10.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 11 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.062 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: Mark & Debs
Calories: 216 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 23.6 g (Per 12oz)
Created Wednesday October 16th 2013
1.065
1.018
6.1%
68.9
5.3
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
14 lb American - Pale 2-Row14 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 51.9%
3 lb American - Wheat3 lb Wheat 38 1.8 11.1%
2 lb American - Pale 6-Row2 lb Pale 6-Row 35 1.8 7.4%
2 lb American - Pilsner2 lb Pilsner 37 1.8 7.4%
1.50 lb German - CaraFoam1.5 lb CaraFoam 37 1.8 5.6%
1.50 lb German - Carapils1.5 lb Carapils 35 1.3 5.6%
1 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 20L1 lb Caramel / Crystal 20L 35 20 3.7%
1 lb American - Rye1 lb Rye 38 3.5 3.7%
0.50 lb Rice Hulls0.5 lb Rice Hulls 0 0 1.9%
0.50 lb Flaked Barley0.5 lb Flaked Barley 32 2.2 1.9%
27 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
5 oz Bramling Cross5 oz Bramling Cross Hops Pellet 5.6 Boil 60 min 45.53 27.8%
3 oz Bramling Cross3 oz Bramling Cross Hops Pellet 5.6 Boil 15 min 13.56 16.7%
4 oz Bramling Cross4 oz Bramling Cross Hops Pellet 5.6 Boil 7 min 9.78 22.2%
2 oz Bramling Cross2 oz Bramling Cross Hops Pellet 5.6 Boil 0 min 11.1%
4 oz Bramling Cross4 oz Bramling Cross Hops Pellet 5.6 Dry Hop 7 days 22.2%
18 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
Infusion 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
2 oz Irish Moss Fining Boil 15 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
72%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
59 - 75 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
67 °F
Pitch Rate:
-
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
 
Target Water Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
172 Strike 7 gallons
One tablespoon Gypsum, plus extra, water was white, bit over the top I think
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
Quick Water Requirements
Water Gallons  Quarts
WARNING: Boil kettle capacity (12 gal | 48 qt) exceeded. Volume required: 12.53 gal (50.1 qt). Suggest reducing initial water volume to 12 gal (48 qt) and adding 0.53 gal (2.1 qt) sparge/top-off.    
Strike water volume at mash thickness of 1 qt/lb 6.75 27  
Grain absorption losses -3.38 -13.5  
Remaining sparge water volume (equipment estimates 9.4 g | 37.6 qt) 7.88 31.5  
Mash Lauter Tun losses -0.25 -1  
Pre boil volume (equipment estimates 12.53 g | 50.1 qt) 11 44  
Boil off losses -1.5 -6  
Hops absorption losses (first wort, boil, aroma) -0.53 -2.1  
Post boil Volume 10.5 42  
Going into fermentor 10.5 42  
Total: 14.63 58.5
Equipment Profile Used: System Default
 
Notes

Beer did not lauter very well, had to keep stirring

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  • Last Updated: 2013-11-06 00:47 UTC