American IPA – All Grain

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General Info

Brew Hut employee challenge - brew an American IPA made with Mosaic hops, Honey Malt, and English Ale (WLP002) yeast. Winner by popular vote at the March 2013 Homebrewers night.

2 1/2 weeks from grain to glass. Very fruity nose, not tropical fruits per se, but peach and some passion fruit. Pleasant malt backbone to a firm bitterness. Some grassy notes in the nose from dry hopping. Will dissipate over time...

Comments

The grapefruity characteristics of the Apollo hops seemed like they would be complementary to Mosaic's tropical fruit, melon, and floral aromas.

Abysmal efficiency. Probably the crush. Need to tighten it up.

Malts and Grains

Amount Malt/Grain %
19.00 pounds Scottish Golden Promise 79.2%
2.00 pounds German Wheat Malt Light 8.3%
1.50 pounds American Victory Malt 6.3%
0.50 pounds Crystal Malt 20L 2.1%
1.00 pounds Honey Malt 4.2%
24.00 pounds Total Grain Weight 100%

Hops

Amount Hop Time AA
0.33 ounces Apollo 90 min 19.0%
0.75 ounces Apollo 60 min 19.0%
0.50 ounces Mosaic 30 min 11.5%
0.50 ounces Apollo 20 min 19.0%
1.00 ounces Mosaic 20 min 11.5%
0.50 ounces Apollo 10 min 19.0%
1.00 ounces Mosaic 10 min 11.5%
0.50 ounces Apollo 5 min 19.0%
1.00 ounces Mosaic 5 min 11.5%
1.50 ounces Amarillo 0 min 10.7%
1.50 ounces Mosaic 0 min 11.5%
9.08 ounces Total Hop Weight

Yeasts

Name Lab/Manufacturer Product ID Amount
English Ale White Labs WLP002 3000 ml

Equipment Profile 15 Gallon/57 Liter Brew Pot (15) and 10 Gallon/38 Liter Cooler Mash Tun

Mash Profile Single Infusion Mash, Light Bodied Beer, No Mash Out

Notes:

Mash profile for most well-modified malts.

Mash Steps

# Name Time Temp. Description
1 Mash In 75 min. 150°F

Add 100% of mash water at 162° F / 72° C

Water Profile Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Fermentation and Aging

Primary:
14 days @ 64° F
Age:
14 days @ 68° F

Two Fives

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Brew Day Data

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Str Water Amt: 8                                                                                                                 
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Sp Water Amt: 10.6    
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Pre-Boil Amt: 12.5    
Post-Boil Amt: 10    
Boil Time: 90    
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