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Vic's Secret 5 gal

201 calories 19.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Specialty IPA: Rye IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.043 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 60% (brew house)
Source: AHA / Clifton Ellis (modified...a lot)
Calories: 201 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 19.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday December 6th 2018
1.061
1.013
6.3%
69.1
7.3
n/a
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
9.50 lb American - Pale 2-Row9.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 73.9%
1.25 lb Flaked Rye1.25 lb Flaked Rye 36 2.8 9.7%
13.20 oz Belgian - CaraVienne13.2 oz CaraVienne 34 20 6.4%
4.60 oz American - Caramel / Crystal 40L4.6 oz Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 2.2%
1 lb Honey1 lb Honey 42 2 7.8%
12.86 lbs / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.10 oz Magnum0.1 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 13 Boil 60 min 5.25 1.7%
0.40 oz Vic Secret0.4 oz Vic Secret Hops Pellet 15.5 First Wort 60 min 27.55 6.7%
0.50 oz Vic Secret0.5 oz Vic Secret Hops Pellet 15.5 Boil 15 min 15.53 8.3%
0.50 oz Vic Secret0.5 oz Vic Secret Hops Pellet 15.5 Boil 10 min 11.35 8.3%
0.75 oz Vic Secret0.75 oz Vic Secret Hops Pellet 15.5 Boil 5 min 9.36 12.5%
1 oz Vic Secret1 oz Vic Secret Hops Pellet 15.5 Boil 0 min 16.7%
2.75 oz Vic Secret2.75 oz Vic Secret Hops Pellet 15.5 Dry Hop 6 days 45.8%
6 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
3.5 gal Infusion -- 150 °F 60 min
4 gal Sparge -- 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
 
Yeast
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
74%
Flocculation:
High
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
68 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 99 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
CO2 Level: 2.52 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Balanced Profile
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
0 0 0 0 0 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

This version is scaled down to 5 gallons and down from 73% efficiency to 60. Malt and hop additions were adjusted slightly to make for more round numbers. This calculator has the beer finishing a couple points higher than the posted recipe. Added a little more honey to put it at 6.3% abv.
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Taken from AHA website, Clifton Ellis's "Just Rye'te" pale ale which won gold at GABF ProAm 2016. Inspired by 3 floyds zombie dust. This recipe swaps out citra for vic's secret. Brewed in honor of the late Virgil "Vic" Bodrey.

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