More Beer’s “Jim Nielson’s Hop Mothra”

Style Information

Name: Hoportunity
Recipe Type: extract
Category: IPA
Type: Ale
 
OG: 1.066 - 1.070
Bitternes: 55 - 59

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Crystal 15L .5lb Steeping Grain, use with grain bag and steep until 170F.
Crystal 40L .5lb Steeping Grain, use with grain bag and steep until 170F.
Crystal 75L .5lb Steeping Grain, use with grain bag and steep until 170F.
Light DME 1lb Boil for 60 minutes
Light Malt Extract 9 lbs Boil for 60 minutes
Corn Sugar .25 Priming sugar used at bottling. Boil 2 cups of water with sugar for 5 minutes.

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
Magnum 1 16.7% 16.7 30 Bittering hops, boil for 30 minutes
Simcoe 1.00 12% 12 30 Bittering hops, boil for 30 minutes
Cascade 1 6% 6 20 Flavoring hops, boil for 20 minutes
Liberty 1.00 4.5% 4.5 10 Aroma hops, boil for 10 minutes
Cascade 1.00 6% 6 10 Aroma hops, boil for 10 minutes

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
Whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tablet 5 Add to the last 5 minutes of the boil

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
White Labs -WLP001 California Ale 1 yeast started 12 hours prior to brew day

Mash Steps

Name Step Type Step Time Temperature
Infusion

Boil

Amount: 6
Water Description: Filtered
Time: 60 minutes
Target Batch Size: 5

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
14 days 70 Carboy

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.066
Estimated ABV: 6.50%
 
Actual OG: 1.066
Actual FG: 1.014
Actual ABV: 6.84%
 

Tasting notes

Medium hoppy/malty nose. Cloudy amber color. Medium bitter on the front of the palate, fast finish. Hope bitterness fades quickly. Malt slightly over balances hop character.

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