All Grain Yeast:
WLP500 Yeast Starter:
Yes Batch Size (Gallons):
5.5 Original Gravity:
1.070 Final Gravity:
68 Boiling Time (Minutes):
5.9 SRM Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
21 days Tasting Notes:
Fruity and dry. Yeast esters play nicely with the Citra hops. Very drinkable!
6 lbs. Pilsner
5 lbs. Vienna
.5 lbs. Carmel 20L
1 lbs. Clear Belgian Candi syrup added at flameout
1 lbs. Clear Belgian Candi syrup added 2 days after fermentation has started
1 oz Citra(13.2%) FWH
1 oz Citra(13.2%) 15 min.
1 oz Citra(13.2%) 5 min.
1 oz Citra(13.2%) Hop Stand at 175 degrees for 30 min.
2 oz Citra(13.2%) Hop Stand at 145 degrees for 30 min.
2 oz Citra(13.2%) dry Hop for 7 days
I was never a fan of Belgian beers until I tried a commerical example that combined Belgian yeast with Citra. This is my new favorite IPA. It's very dry thanks to the two pound of sugar and at 8% is dangerously drinkable. The bitterness is very smooth, even non-IPA drinkers enjoy this beer.