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Old 09-14-2008, 01:17 AM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Cascade of Bitterness

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Nottingham
Yeast Starter: No
Batch Size (Gallons): 25L
Original Gravity: 1.057
Final Gravity: 1.012
IBU: 70
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90
Color: 10
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21 Days @ 65F
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21 Days @ 73F
Tasting Notes: Showcases the flavour of cascades but also has nice malty background.

Everybody gives me a strange look when I say I don't like cascades all that much so I thought I'd give a full on American IPA a try and see how I like it. Well I really do and this one will definitely be made again soon.

It has all the great cascade flavour you would expect and a really nice malty/toasty malt flavour from the Vienna and Munich malts. The caramel flavour from the carastan (crystal 60L) is present but you have to be looking for it.

The next time I make this I'm going to try some US-05. I don't expect any difference in flavour but it will keep to the theme of the recipe.

Cascade of Bitterness

BJCP Style and Style Guidelines
14-B  India Pale Ale, American IPA
Min OG:  1.056   Max OG:  1.075
Min IBU:    40   Max IBU:    72
Min Clr:     6   Max Clr:    15  Color in SRM, Lovibond

Recipe Specifics
Batch Size (L):          25.00    Wort Size (L):     25.00
Total Grain (kg):         5.50
Anticipated OG:          1.057    Plato:             13.94
Anticipated SRM:          10.1
Anticipated IBU:          70.5
Brewhouse Efficiency:       85 %
Wort Boil Time:             60    Minutes

Formulas Used

Brewhouse Efficiency and Predicted Gravity based on Method #1, Potential Used.
Final Gravity Calculation Based on Points.
Hard Value of Sucrose applied. Value for recipe: 46.2100 ppppg
% Yield Type used in Gravity Prediction: Fine Grind Dry Basis.

Color Formula Used:   Morey
Hop IBU Formula Used: Rager

Additional Utilization Used For Plug Hops:         2 %
Additional Utilization Used For Pellet Hops:      10 %

   %     Amount     Name                          Origin        Potential SRM
 54.5     3.00 kg.  Pale Malt(2-row)              Canada Malt    1.036      2
 18.2     1.00 kg.  Vienna Malt                   Germany        1.037      3
 18.2     1.00 kg.  Munich Type II                Germany        1.037     10
  9.1     0.50 kg.  Carastan Malt                 Great Britian  1.035     60

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.

   Amount     Name                              Form    Alpha  IBU  Boil Time
 30.00 g.     Galena                            Pellet  14.00  53.5  60 min.
 30.00 g.     Cascade                           Pellet   5.75  11.2  30 min.
 30.00 g.     Cascade                           Pellet   5.75   5.9  15 min.
 30.00 g.     Cascade                           Pellet   5.75   0.0  0 min.
 30.00 g.     Cascade                           Pellet   5.75   0.0  Dry Hop

  Amount      Name                           Type      Time
  1.00 Unit(s)Irish Moss                     Fining    15 Min.(boil) 

Danstar  Nottingham

Mash Schedule
Mash Type: Single Step

Grain kg:     5.50
Water Qts:   12.16 - Before Additional Infusions
Water L:     11.51 - Before Additional Infusions
L Water Per kg Grain: 2.09 - Before Additional Infusions
Total Mash Volume L: 15.18 - Dough-In Infusion Only

Saccharification Rest Temp : 152  Time:  60
Mash-out Rest Temp :         168  Time:  10 (Thin Decoction)
Sparge Temp :                185  Time:  45

All temperature measurements are degrees Fahrenheit.
Carbonate to 2 volumes.

The recipe is attached as a Promash Recipe file and also in BeerXML format as generated by the Promash conversion tool.
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:28 AM   #2
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Deliciously bitter

definitely on the 2 brew list

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i received your beers yesterday brad, but will not get to try until the weekend - am on call till 9 every night during harvest and i want to savour the beer not gulp it before bed.
looking forward to the cascade of bitterness - haven't had an american IPA before
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