More Beer!’s English IPA

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Left, pouring Beer from the fermentation bucket to the bottling bucket. Great color and great smell.  Right: Finished product.

Style Information

Name: Penal Colony
Recipe Type: Partial Mash
Category: IPA

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Ultralight Malt Extract 9 lbs Added last 10 min of boil
Dry Malt 1 lb Added last 10 min of boil
Crystal 15L 1.5 lb Steep until 170 degrees

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum 1 oz 14.5% 14.5 60 min Bittering
British Kent Golding 2 oz 5.6% 11.2 10 min Flavoring
British Kent Golding 2 oz 5.6% 11.2 0 min Added at flameout
Nelson Sauvin 2 oz 9% 18 3 weeks Added to secondary Ferment

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tab 5 Add at last 5 min of boil for clarifying

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
British Ale Yeast 005 1 vial Started 48 hours earlier. Add to cooled Wort

Boil

Amount: 6 gal
Water Description: filtered
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5 g

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
9 weeks 65-70 Carboy

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.069
Estimated FG: 1.019
Estimated ABV: 6.59%
 
Actual OG: 1.070
Actual FG: 1.018
Actual ABV: 6.85%
 
Bitterness: 56 IBU
Estimated Color: 11 SRM

Tasting notes

Medium Golden, slightly hazy. Bright white head, dissipates quickly. Tropical hop aroma from the Sauvin, not to style, but quite pleasant. Smooth over the palate, mild to medium bitterness, fades rapidly.Good lacing in the glass. Almost apricot-like finish, very smooth, to the English style.6.5 ABV well hidden. Very nice medium-bodied beer. Easy drinkability .

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