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Pliny the Elder Clone

261 calories 23.4 g 12 oz
Beer Stats
Method: All Grain
Style: Imperial IPA
Boil Time: 90 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Pre Boil Size: 7.8 gallons
Post Boil Size: 5.55 gallons
Pre Boil Gravity: 1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Post Boil Gravity: 1.078 (recipe based estimate)
Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Calories: 261 calories (Per 12oz)
Carbs: 23.4 g (Per 12oz)
Created: Wednesday January 8th 2020
1.079
1.015
8.4%
121.0
6.6
5.3
n/a
 
Fermentables
Amount Fermentable Cost PPG °L Bill %
16.30 lb American - Pale 2-Row16.3 lb Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 93.5%
4.80 oz United Kingdom - Crystal 60L4.8 oz Crystal 60L 34 60 1.7%
13.30 oz Corn Sugar - Dextrose13.3 oz Corn Sugar - Dextrose 42 0.5 4.8%
278.90 oz / 0.00
 
Hops
Amount Variety Cost Type AA Use Time IBU Bill %
0.50 oz Amarillo0.5 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Boil 45 min 12.97 4.5%
1 oz Apollo1 oz Apollo Hops Pellet 20 Boil 45 min 60.33 8.9%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Boil 30 min 32.07 8.9%
1 oz Amarillo1 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 3.51 8.9%
1 oz Cascade1 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 2.86 8.9%
1 oz Centennial1 oz Centennial Hops Pellet 10 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 4.09 8.9%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Whirlpool at 180 °F 15 min 5.19 8.9%
0.75 oz Cascade0.75 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Dry Hop at 66 °F Day 4 6.7%
0.50 oz CTZ0.5 oz CTZ Hops Pellet 15.5 Dry Hop at 66 °F Day 4 4.5%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop at 66 °F Day 4 8.9%
0.36 oz Amarillo0.36 oz Amarillo Hops Pellet 8.6 Dry Hop at 60 °F Day 8 3.2%
0.75 oz Cascade0.75 oz Cascade Hops Pellet 7 Dry Hop at 60 °F Day 8 6.7%
0.36 oz CTZ0.36 oz CTZ Hops Pellet 15.5 Dry Hop at 60 °F Day 8 3.2%
1 oz Simcoe1 oz Simcoe Hops Pellet 12.7 Dry Hop at 60 °F Day 8 8.9%
11.22 oz / 0.00
 
Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Start Temp Target Temp Time
6.23 gal Strike 163 °F 154 °F 60 min
3.79 gal Sparge 168 °F 168 °F 15 min
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.5 qt/lb
Starting Grain Temp: 70 °F
 
Other Ingredients
Amount Name Cost Type Use Time
3 g Epsom Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6.50 g Gypsum Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
6 g Table Salt Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
3 tsp Lactic acid Water Agt Mash 1 hr.
 
Yeast
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090
Amount:
1 Each
Cost:
Attenuation (avg):
79.5%
Flocculation:
Med-High
Optimum Temp:
65 - 68 °F
Starter:
Yes
Fermentation Temp:
65 °F
Pitch Rate:
0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P) 199 B cells required
0.00 Yeast Pitch Rate and Starter Calculator
Priming
Method: co2       CO2 Level: 2.25 Volumes
 
Target Water Profile
Distilled
Ca+2 Mg+2 Na+ Cl- SO4-2 HCO3-
40 10 60 90 130 0
Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator
 
Notes

Based on Bertus Brewery Blog's Pliny Recipe:
https://www.bertusbrewery.com/2015/10/pliny-elder-40.html


Mash @ 154F

Fermentation:
Pitch: 65F
Max: 68F

Day 1: Temp 65F
Day 4: Dry Hop 1 @ 66F
Day 6: Temp @68F
Day 8: Dry Hop 2 @ 60F
Day 12: Cold Crash @ 34F & hook up carb stone
Day 17: Keg

Cold Crash @34F on Day 12 and Carb stone

Keg Day 17

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