Cascadian Dark Ale Beer Recipe | All Grain Specialty IPA: Black IPA by LJ Nasty | Brewer's Friend
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Cascadian Dark Ale

10488 calories 932.4 g 20 qt
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Specialty IPA: Black IPA
Boil Time: 75 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.3 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.75 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.047 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.060 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 10488 calories (Per 20qt)
Carbs: 932.4 g (Per 20qt)
Created: Thursday February 25th 2021
1.060
1.011
6.5%
68.3
28.5
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
4.10 lb Great Western - Domestic 2-Row4.1 lb Domestic 2-Row 37 2 33.9%
4.10 lb Thomas Fawcett - Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt4.1 lb Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt 38 2.65 33.9%
1.50 lb Munich1.5 lb Munich 37 6 12.4%
1 lb American - Chocolate1 lb Chocolate 29 350 8.3%
0.40 lb Bestmalz - BEST Acidulated0.4 lb BEST Acidulated 35.9 2.81 3.3%
0.50 lb Bestmalz - Best RED X0.5 lb Best RED X 36 12 4.1%
0.50 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L0.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 4.1%
12.10 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1.50 oz Chinook1.5 oz Chinook Hops Pellet 13 Boil 60 min 68.28 23.1%
2 oz Yakima Valley Hops - Mt Hood2 oz Mt Hood Hops Pellet 5.5 Boil 0 min 30.8%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 0 min 15.4%
1 oz Northern Brewer1 oz Northern Brewer Hops Pellet 7.8 Dry Hop 4 days 15.4%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Dry Hop 4 days 15.4%
6.50 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
5 gal Strike 164 °F 152 °F 60 min
4.5 gal Batch Sparge 172 °F 170 °F --
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 61 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.25 g Table Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
0.50 g Baking Soda Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 each Whirlfloc Water Agt Mash 15 min.
1 each Immersion chiller Water Agt Mash 15 min.
 
Yeast
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
81%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
69 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 107 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       Amount: 13.31 psi       Temp: 37 °F       CO2 Level: 2.75 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
55th Loop SE Olympia WA
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
90 8 45 100 75 110
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
"Cascadian Dark Ale" Specialty IPA: Black IPA beer recipe by LJ Nasty. All Grain, ABV 6.5%, IBU 68.28, SRM 28.48, Fermentables: (Domestic 2-Row, Maris Otter Pale Ale Malt, Munich, Chocolate, BEST Acidulated, Best RED X, Caramel / Crystal 40L) Hops: (Chinook, Mt Hood, Centennial, Northern Brewer) Other: (Calcium Chloride (dihydrate), Gypsum, Table Salt, Baking Soda, Whirlfloc, Immersion chiller)
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  • Last Updated: 2021-02-27 02:21 UTC
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