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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.

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Cascade of Bitterness

BJCP Style and Style Guidelines
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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
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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
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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
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 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) 

Yeast
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Danstar  Nottingham


Mash Schedule
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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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File Type: xml Cascade of Bitterness.xml (4.1 KB, 56 views)
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Old 09-24-2008, 01:28 AM   #2
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Received this in a swap
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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