Double ‘S’ India Pale Ale

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Rhoobarb

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Location
Gainesville
Recipe Type
All Grain
Yeast
WLP007
Yeast Starter
Yes
Batch Size (Gallons)
5
Original Gravity
1.082
Final Gravity
1.016
Boiling Time (Minutes)
90
IBU
130
Color
10
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
14 days @ 67oF
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
21 days at 67oF
Tasting Notes
Citrusy/fresh orange aroma! Bitter.peppery up front, malt finish. A sipper!
9.00 lb Pale Malt, Golden Promise (2.0 SRM) Grain 60.00 %
2.00 lb Pilsner Malt (1.0 SRM) Grain 13.30 %
1.00 lb Vienna Malt (1.0 SRM) Grain 6.70 %
1.00 lb Victory Malt (5.0 SRM) Grain 6.70 %
.50 lb Biscuit Malt (2.3 SRM) Grain 3.30 %
.50 lb Aromatic Malt (2.5 SRM) Grain 3.30 %

.50 oz Simcoe [14.4 %] (FWH) Hops 23.6 IBU
.50 oz Sorachi Ace [13.7%] (FWH) Hops 22.5 IBU
.50 oz Simcoe [14.4 %] (30 min) Hops 29.9 IBU
.50 oz Sorachi Ace [13.7%] (30 min) Hops 28.5 IBU
.50 oz Simcoe [14.4 %] (10 min) Hops 14.1 IBU
.50 oz Sorachi Ace [13.7%] (10 min) Hops 13.4 IBU
1.50 oz Simcoe [14.4 %] (Dry Hop) Hops 0.0 IBU
1.50 oz Sorachi Ace [13.7%] (Dry Hop) Hops 0.0 IBU

1.00 lb Orange Blossom Honey (15 min) Misc 6.70 %
0.17 oz Irish Moss (15.0 min) Misc

5.00 gal Chicago, IL Water

1 Pkgs Dry English Ale (White Labs #WLP007) Yeast-Ale

Boil Time: 90 Mins.

Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 14.00 lb
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Single Infusion, Medium Body
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
90 min Mash In Add 16.10 qt (4.03 gals.) water at 155.0oF
 
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I wasn't exactly crazy about this. I don't think the Sorachi hops were a good match for an IPA. I'll substitute Summit next time I brew this. It wasn't bad and some might love it. But for me, it was just too much lemon/citrus bitterness. I think Summit or Amarillo would make this a killer.
 
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