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Dry Like a Dessert

247 calories 22.8 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: Extract
Style: Specialty IPA: New England IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.25 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 5.6 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.25 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.070 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.075 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 95% (steeping grains only)
Source: Tylor Miranda
Calories: 247 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 22.8 g (Per 12oz)
Created Friday January 7th 2022
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
6.60 lb Briess - LME Pilsen Light6.6 lb LME Pilsen Light 37.6 2 62%
3.30 lb Briess - LME Golden Light3.3 lb LME Golden Light 37.6 4 31%
9.90 lbs / 0.00
Steeping Grains
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
0.50 lb Simpsons - Golden Naked Oats0.5 lb Golden Naked Oats 27 7 4.7%
0.25 lb Briess - American Honey Malt0.25 lb American Honey Malt 37.7 25 2.3%
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Lemondrop1 oz Lemondrop Hops Pellet 5.9 Whirlpool 5 min 4.21 20%
1 oz German Mandarina Bavaria1 oz German Mandarina Bavaria Hops Pellet 6.5 Whirlpool 5 min 4.64 20%
1 oz Cashmere1 oz Cashmere Hops Pellet 10 Whirlpool 5 min 7.13 20%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Leaf/Whole 9.9 Whirlpool 5 min 7.06 20%
1 oz Azacca1 oz Azacca Hops Pellet 11.8 Whirlpool 5 min 8.42 20%
5 oz / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
5.6 gal Start with steeping. This takes longer than the other processes and needs to happen in clean water for maximum efficiency. But, before steeping, add your water chemicals. Steeping 161 °F 160 °F 60 min
5.4 gal remove the steeping grains and bring to a boil. Temperature 160 °F 212 °F 5 min
5.3 gal This is technically when you strike in. The LME is already extracted. It only needs a quick boil for pasteurization. Add the LME with the heat off after reaching a boil, and mix until completely dissolved. Add the yeast nutrients and boil for 10min. Strike 212 °F 212 °F 10 min
5.25 gal Top up if necessary to 5.25gal. Flame out. Hops in. Whirlpool for 5 minutes - mostly for hops infusion without bitterness. Infusion 212 °F 190 °F 5 min
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 tsp Calcium Chloride (anhydrous) Water Agt Boil 70 min.
1 tbsp Five Star Chemicals - 5.2 pH Stabilizer Water Agt Boil 70 min.
2.50 tsp Yeast Energizer Other Whirlpool 5 min.
0.50 tsp Diammonium Phosphate (DAP) Other Whirlpool 5 min.
1 Each
Attenuation (avg):
Optimum Temp:
77 - 104 °F
Fermentation Temp:
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 362 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: co2       Amount: 23.72 psi       Temp: 68 °F       CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Tap water if it's good. RO or filtered spring if it's not.
1 tsp Calcium Chloride
1 tbsp "5^2 pH Stabilizer"

No, that's not a typo. This beer is fermented dry, but it's dessert-like; hence the name "Dry Like a Dessert." If you get the reference, then we're going to get along.

This easy LME brew day will have you second guessing whether extract beers are better than whole-grain or BIAB! BOOOMBS AWAAAAAAAY! This beer is truly a tropical fruit bomb.

Yeast - fruity!
Hops - fruity! Futier! ALL THE FRUITS! Low bitterness!
Grain - sweet, and honey!
Mouthfeel - creamy!
Alcohol - bring it on!
Water - balanced and flavorful!
Yeast nutrients - pump up that flavor!

Note: Ensure you reserve a little of the liquid to pour the hops from the kettle into the fermenter. This will aid in bio-transformation and will add to the depth of hops flavors.

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  • Last Updated: 2022-01-07 10:33 UTC
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