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Gas Too High (WCIPA)

176 calories 9.9 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 8 gallons
Post Boil Size: 6.75 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.046 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.055 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 59% (brew house)
Hop Utilization: 99%
Calories: 176 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 9.9 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Monday May 16th 2022
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
12 lb US - Pale 2-Row12 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 84.2%
0.75 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)0.75 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 5.3%
1 lb Cane Sugar1 lb Cane Sugar 46 0 7%
0.50 lb German - Acidulated Malt0.5 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 3.5%
14.25 lbs / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz evergreen2 oz evergreen Hops Pellet 8 Boil 60 min 51.78 16.7%
2 oz evergreen2 oz evergreen Hops Pellet 8 Boil 10 min 18.78 16.7%
4 oz evergreen4 oz evergreen Hops Pellet 8 Dry Hop (High Krausen) 3 days 33.3%
4 oz evergreen4 oz evergreen Hops Pellet 8 Dry Hop 3 days 33.3%
12 oz / 0.00
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
4 g Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
4 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
54 - 77 °F
Fermentation Temp:
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 108 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator


pretty sure FG was 1.002 or 1.004. need to stop prolonged mash and instead mash out after an hour.

this beer was good but came out really dry and thin, watery. it is indeed 7% tho, bitterness is there but prob could be increased. the beer is good on its own and could be rebrewed just like this except with a mashout.

however for attempting to achieve some of the more mindblowing west coast ipas, i think needs a little more bitterness and a bit more dry hop. this batch had 12oz i would like to retry with 16-20 total oz, a little more in the frontend (maybe first wort) or 60 minute and then several more ounces in dry hop.


brew day last night. frustratingly low on efficiency despite 2 hour mash. did full biab style / no sparge with about 9.75 gallons strike water so lower efficiency should be expected but i didnt think that much. need to get a pH meter, possibly my pH is off and i dont know it. i keep adding acid malt to every brew maybe its effing something up. i hit 8 gallons pre boil which usually boils down to 6 in an hour but possibly next time could plan to boil for 90 or 120 mins.

starter i made last week sat in chest freezer for a week and smelled a little suspect. tossed that and just pitched a single pack of us05.

updating recipe to reflect actual brew day stats

was originally targeting
preboil 8 / 1051
postboil 6 / 1068
fermenter 5.5 / 1068
FG 1011
ABV 7.4%
eff 68%

preboil 8 / 1045 (without sugar)
postboil 6.75-7 / 1055
fermenter 6 / 1055
FG 1011
ABV 6.1%
eff 58%

initial recipe creation. pretty straightforward malt bill and hop schedule to highlight these evergreens.

need to figure out ideal water profile. none of my west coasts have come out all that bitter. would like to start with tap water. not sure how much i trust the BF light colored and hoppy anymore....

as of now im going with the BF version its 3:1 cl to so4 which i think is the important part. this requires diluting tap water with half RO.

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