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Ballast Point Sculpin Ale

279 calories 27.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.067 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 90% (brew house)
Source: JonyMac (adapted from beeradvocate recipe)
Calories: 279 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 27.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created Tuesday September 22nd 2015
1.084
1.019
8.5%
73.0
10.0
5.4
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
12 lb American - Pale 2-Row12 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 78%
1.25 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 10L1.25 lb Caramel / Crystal 10L 35 10 8.1%
1 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)1 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 6.5%
0.50 lb Belgian - Cara 20L0.5 lb Cara 20L 34 22 3.2%
0.20 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose0.2 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 46 0.5 1.3%
7 oz German - Acidulated Malt7 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 2.8%
15.39 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 First Wort 0 min 14.24 14.3%
0.50 oz Warrior0.5 oz Warrior Hops Pellet 16 Boil 60 min 21.72 7.1%
0.25 oz Magnum0.25 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 10.18 3.6%
0.25 oz Domestic Hallertau0.25 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 60 min 2.65 3.6%
0.25 oz Columbus0.25 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 10.18 3.6%
0.25 oz Crystal0.25 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 30 min 2.24 3.6%
0.25 oz Centennial0.25 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 30 min 5.22 3.6%
0.25 oz Simcoe0.25 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 30 min 6.62 3.6%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Whirlpool at 211 °F 20 min 14.3%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Whirlpool at 211 °F 20 min 14.3%
2 oz Amarillo2 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Dry Hop 7 days 28.6%
7 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
5.5 gal Hold mash @ 148°, vorlauf and drain to kettle Infusion 162 °F 60 min
4.3 gal Raise to 170°, stir, vorlauf and Drain to kettle slowly Sparge 174 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
1 each Crushed Whirfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Unflavored Gelatin Fining Bottling 0 min.
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
69 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.0 (M cells / ml / ° P) 459 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.2 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Light colored and hoppy
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
75 5 10 50 150 0
9g gypsom
3.5g calcium chloride
3g epsom salts
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

This is a fantastic clone of Ballast Point's Sculpin Ale. A ton of hops aroma and flavor, beautiful color, nice head retention and lacing.

  • Do iodine test pre-boil to ensure conversion was successful

  • Days 1-7 Primary
  • Days 8-14 Secondary
  • Days 15-21 add dry hops to secondary
  • Day 22 Add 1 TSP of plain gelatin to secondary and cold crash 48 hours
  • Day 24 Rack to bright keg or bottle
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  • Last Updated: 2019-02-06 16:19 UTC
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