Counter IPA

20140208_113118 Watching the Mash Tun

Counter IPA Stirring the grain

Style Information

Name: Counter IPA
Recipe Type: All Grain
Category: American Imperial Pale Ale

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
2 Row 10 lb Strike water temp 148* for 45 min. Mash Temp 145* for 60 min. Sparge at 170*
Maris Otter 1.5 lb Strike water temp 148* for 45 min. Mash Temp 145* for 60 min. Sparge at 170*
Munich 1 lb Strike water temp 148* for 45 min. Mash Temp 145* for 60 min. Sparge at 170*

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum 1 oz 14% 14 60 min Bittering, add and boil for 60 min
CTZ (Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus) .5 oz 13.5% 6.75 30 Flavor hops, add at last 30 min of boil
Zythos .5 oz 11.9% 5.95 15 min Add at last 15 min of boil for flavor
Zythos .5 oz 11.9% 5.95 15 min Add at 160* during cooling for aroma
Centennial 2 oz 10.8% 21.6 Add at 160* during cooling for aroma
Zythos 2 oz 6.5% 13 minutes Add at secondary at 7 days
Cascade 1 oz 6.5% 6.5 Add at secondary at 7 days

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tab 15 Add at last 10 min of boil for clarifying
Amalayse Other Boil 1 Tbs 15 Yeast Fuel
Maltodextrine Other Boil 4 oz 15 Added to enhance mouthfeel

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
WLP090 (San Diego) 1 vial Added to 2000 ml of starter 48 hours earlier and placed on stir plate

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
2 Weeks 63-65 5 gal carboy
Ferment for 2 weeks

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.066
Estimated FG: 1.012
Estimated ABV: 7.10%
 
Actual OG: 1.066
Bitterness: 72 IBU

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