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205 calories 11.2 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Specialty IPA: New England IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.050 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.064 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 70% (brew house)
Source: custom
Calories: 205 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 11.2 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Thursday August 15th 2019
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
11.50 lb US - Pale 2-Row11.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 95.8%
0.50 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose0.5 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 42 0.5 4.2%
12 lbs / 0.00
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
3 oz Centennial3 oz Centennial Hops Leaf/Whole 10 Boil 5 min 20.65 30%
3 oz Cascade3 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Whirlpool 30 min 15.73 30%
3 oz Cascade3 oz Cascade Hops Leaf/Whole 7 Dry Hop 4 days 30%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Leaf/Whole 10 Dry Hop 4 days 10%
10 oz / 0.00
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
Infusion -- 150 °F 60 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272
1 Each
Attenuation (custom):
Optimum Temp:
60 - 72 °F
Fermentation Temp:
Pitch Rate:
0.35 (M cells / ml / ° P) 104 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
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
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator

Update 8/28/2019. Note. Purpose of this beer is to brew an at least "pretty good" NEIPA with the lowest budget possible. Approx $11.5 for malt, negligible for sugar, about $14 for 10oz hops, reused free yeast. Total $25. Abv 7.4. That is cheap, considering. Hope it will taste good too.
Update 8/26/19 :
Brewed this the other night. Used whole hops (got some on sale) Also I accidentally used Centennial in the 5 minute addition.
Update 8/15/2019:
redoing this one with cascade, and a lot less of it. i think i can make a decently hazy hoppy fragrant neipa using the cheapest hops and not even a ton of them....

Update 7/22/2019 :
I'm changing the yeast attenuation on this because I just measured the FG as being pretty much 1.002. Need to re-evaluate procedures. Possibly overpitching yeast (NO) or mashing too long / not mashing out properly, plus should start adding some crystal malt in there. On the other hand, if so desired - the beer is probably closer to 9% so it would be nice to hit the correct abv but the beer is good, thin bodied, but not as dry as i would expect given what i just found out. perhaps for dipa and tripa this is fine. for my stouts though not so much.

Update 6/10/19 :
rebrewing the "I got nothing" grain yeast and all, this time using one pound of columbus hops for the brew. will do 4 oz regular dry hop and put the other 4oz suspended in the keg.

Update 5/16/19
I accidentally added the wheat to another beer. Thewheat planned for this didnt make it in. Boosting up the corn sugar to 1lb to make up some abv.

update 2/12/19:
changing this for sort of a west coast double ipa spin off. the first beer was pretty good, good hop flavor and bitterness, good everyday beer. this one would be more of a west coast style hop bomb. also going for clear beer (both in appearance and body) this time so axed the oats and london yeast in leui of corn sugar and american ale yeast (may use american ale ii since i have some). will need to cold crash properly as well. also thinking of a different spin off of this in NEIPA style, should be elsewhere in the archives....
kinda made up on brew night.
C5 hop is a combo of cascade centennial citra columbus and chinook. i had more on hand of cascade and centennial so i did 1.2 centennial and 1.3 cascade , 1oz everything else for a total of 6 oz used. calculated the weighted average of the AA, hopefully that checks out.

using reused london ale yeast from a previous batch amber lamps. the yeast was never taken out of the fermentor. (taking half of the yeast to use on a barleywine im also brewing tonight)

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