Ligero Brewing Emma IPA

We named this beer after our brilliantly, clever and endlessly talented web designer, because this beer is a lot like her. It commands a presence, it stands out from the rest, one drink and you want more.

Style Information

Recipe Type: Extract
Category: IPA
Type: Ale
 

Grains & Extracts

Name Amount Notes
Munich 1 lb Steep until 170 degrees
Carapils .5 lb Steep until 170 degrees
Carafoam 4 oz Steep until 170 degrees
Extra Pale 8 lb last 10 min of boil
Golden 1.5 lb last 10 min of boil

Hops

Name Amount Alpha Acid % AAU Time Notes
CTZ 2 oz 15.4% 30.8 60 min Boil for 60 min for bittering
CTZ 1.50 oz 15.4% 23.1 0 min Added at Flameout
Appllo 1oz 17% 17 1WK Dry Hop after one week
Summit 1.50 oz 18.5% 27.75 1 WK Dry Hop after one week
Simcoe 1.50 oz 12.7% 19.05 1 Wk Dry Hop after one week

Adjuncts

Name Type Use Amount Time Notes
whirlfloc Fining Boil 1 tab 5 min Added for clarity

Yeasts

Name Amount Notes
San Diego Super Yeast 1 vial Added to 2000 ml. original gravity was 1.040 in the starter

Boil

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

Fermentation

Step Time Temperature Container Additions
Name: Amount
Notes
3 weeks 66-70 degreed F carboy

Profile

Estimated OG: 1.070
Estimated FG: 1.012
Estimated ABV: 7.64%
 
Actual OG: 1.072
Actual FG: 1.012
Actual ABV: 7.90%
 
Estimated Color: 15 SRM

Tasting notes

Clearing, light amber in color. As of yet, light carbonation.Piney, grapefruity nose. Medium to medium full bitterness up front that fades fairly quickly. Very bright, focused flavor that finishes dry and clean.Alcohol , @ 7.86, well hidden. We will brew this beer again.

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