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Russian River Pliny the Elder Clone

282 calories
Method: All Grain
Style: Imperial IPA
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 12 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 14.9 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.064 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 90% (brew house)
Source: Vinnie Cilurzo (Zymurgy July/August 2009)
Rating:
51

Calories: 282 calories (Per 12oz)
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Brew Log History

Target 66°F

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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
25.5 lb American - Pale 2-Row25.5 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 83.9%
1.2 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 40L1.2 lb Caramel / Crystal 40L 34 40 3.9%
1.2 lb German - Carapils1.2 lb Carapils 35 1.3 3.9%
1 lb German - Acidulated Malt1 lb Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 3.3%
1.5 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose1.5 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose - (late addition) 46 0.5 4.9%
30.4 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU
7 oz Columbus7 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 90 min 157.39
1.5 oz Columbus1.5 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 45 min 24.5
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 30 min 27.35
2 oz Centennial2 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 0 min
5 oz Simcoe5 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 0 min
2 oz Columbus2 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Dry Hop 13 days
2 oz Centennial2 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Dry Hop 13 days
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 13 days
1 oz Columbus1 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Dry Hop 5 days
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Dry Hop 5 days
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop 5 days
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
9.6 galInfusion150 °F90 min
0 galMashoutTemperature168 °F0 min
5.3 galFly Sparge168 °F0 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.25 qt/lb
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
3.5 g Calcium Chloride Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
9 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
1 each Crushed Whirfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Fremax Yeast Nutrient Other Boil 15 min.
1 tsp Unflavored Gelatin Fining Bottling --
 
Yeast
Amount:
1
Attenuation (avg):
76.5%
Flocculation:
Medium
Optimum Temp:
68 - 73 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
66 °F
Pitch Rate:
1.25 (M cells / ml / ° P) 1161 B cells required
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
EB: Ca=110, Mg=18, Na=16, Cl=49, S04=279

Gather all water and put in kettle, treat as follows:

18 g Gypsum
7 g Calcium Chloride
6 g Epsom Salt

Estimated PH once mashed for 15 minutes is 5.4

Drain water to HLT Pot and heat for Mash
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes
Fill HLT with 20 gallons:

EB Strike Water: (1.25 mash thickness X 28.85 pounds grain / 4) + 0.22 dead space under also bottom + 0.5 liquid in hoses = 9.6 gallons

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

- Add corn sugar to boil, not in mash

- Days 1-7 Primary
- Days 8-14 Secondary - add dry hops batch 1
- Days 15-21 add dry hops batch 2
- 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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JonyMac 10/08/2015 at 02:52am
5 of 5




aromafreak 01/02/2017 at 11:42pm



aromafreak 01/02/2017 at 11:43pm
sounds like a good clone. How did it turn out?


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