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Ballast Point Sculpin Ale Clone

279 calories 28 carbs
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Imperial IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 12 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 13.5 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.075 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 90% (brew house)
Source: JonyMac (adapted from beeradvocate recipe)
Rating:
51

Calories: 279 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 28 g (Per 12oz)
Created Thursday December 5th 2013
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1.020
8.43%
68.21
10.02
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Brew Log History

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Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
24 lb American - Pale 2-Row24 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 78%
2.5 lb American - Caramel / Crystal 10L2.5 lb Caramel / Crystal 10L 35 10 8.1%
2 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt)2 lb Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 6.5%
1 lb Belgian - Cara 20L1 lb Cara 20L 34 22 3.2%
0.4 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose0.4 lb Corn Sugar - Dextrose 46 0.5 1.3%
14 oz German - Acidulated Malt14 oz Acidulated Malt 27 3.4 2.8%
30.78 lb Total      
 
Hops
Amount Variety Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
2 oz Amarillo2 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 First Wort   13.22 14.3%
1 oz Warrior1 oz Warrior Hops Pellet 16 Boil 60 min 20.31 7.1%
0.5 oz Magnum0.5 oz Magnum Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 9.52 3.6%
0.5 oz Domestic Hallertau0.5 oz Domestic Hallertau Hops Pellet 3.9 Boil 60 min 2.47 3.6%
0.5 oz Columbus0.5 oz Columbus Hops Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 9.52 3.6%
0.5 oz Crystal0.5 oz Crystal Hops Pellet 4.3 Boil 30 min 2.1 3.6%
0.5 oz Centennial0.5 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Boil 30 min 4.88 3.6%
0.5 oz Simcoe0.5 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 30 min 6.19 3.6%
2 oz Amarillo2 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Whirlpool at 211 °F 20 min 14.3%
2 oz Simcoe2 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Whirlpool at 211 °F 20 min 14.3%
4 oz Amarillo4 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Dry Hop 7 days 28.6%
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
11 gal Hold mash @ 148°, vorlauf and drain to kettle Infusion 162 °F 60 min
8.6 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 Type Use Time
2 each Crushed Whirfloc Fining Boil 15 min.
2 tsp Unflavored Gelatin Fining Bottling --
 
Yeast
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001
Amount:
1
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) 919 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
18g gypsom
7g calcium chloride
6g 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: 2015-12-08 00:46 UTC
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