Batch 1 of Hopcode Cache

Dates
Date Brewed: 17 Mar 2010 Date Racked: 17 Mar 2010
Date Packaged: 5 Apr 2010 Date Ready: 5 Apr 2010


Selected Style and BJCP Guidelines
14B-India Pale Ale(IPA)-American IPA

Minimum OG: 1.056 SG Maximum OG: 1.075 SG
Minimum FG: 1.010 SG Maximum FG: 1.018 SG
Minimum IBU: 40 IBU Maximum IBU: 70 IBU
Minimum Color: 6.0 SRM Maximum Color: 15.0 SRM


Recipe Overview
Target Wort Volume Before Boil: 7.00 US gals Actual Wort Volume Before Boil: 7.20 US gals
Target Wort Volume After Boil: 6.00 US gals Actual Wort Volume After Boil: 5.40 US gals
Target Volume Transferred: 5.50 US gals Actual Volume Transferred: 4.50 US gals
Target Volume At Pitching: 5.50 US gals Actual Volume At Pitching: 5.50 US gals
Target Volume Of Finished Beer: 5.00 US gals Actual Volume Of Finished Beer: 5.00 US gals
Target Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.053 SG Actual Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.056 SG
Target OG: 1.062 SG Actual OG: 1.061 SG
Target FG: 1.014 SG Actual FG: 1.010 SG
Target Apparent Attenuation:: 76.5 % Actual Apparent Attenuation: 82.9 %
Target ABV: 6.4 % Actual ABV: 6.8 %
Target ABW: 5.0 % Actual ABW: 5.3 %
Target IBU (using Rager): 78.9 IBU Actual IBU: 70.7 IBU
Target Color (using Morey): 9.3 SRM Actual Color: 8.7 SRM
Target Mash Efficiency: 70.0 % Actual Mash Efficiency: 75.7 %
Target Fermentation Temp: 65 degF Actual Fermentation Temp: 65 degF


Fermentables
Ingredient Amount % MCU When
US 2-Row Malt 12lb 0oz 82.4 % 3.6 In Mash/Steeped
US Rye Malt 1lb 0oz 6.9 % 0.6 In Mash/Steeped
US Caramel 60L Malt 1lb 0oz 6.9 % 10.0 In Mash/Steeped
Weyermann Carafoam 9.00 oz 3.9 % 0.2 In Mash/Steeped


Hops
Variety Alpha Amount IBU Form When
US Chinook 11.1 % 1.00 oz 46.2 Loose Pellet Hops 60 Min From End
US Warrior 15.4 % 0.10 oz 6.4 Loose Pellet Hops 60 Min From End
US Amarillo 7.2 % 0.60 oz 10.0 Loose Pellet Hops 30 Min From End
US Centennial 8.0 % 0.50 oz 9.2 Loose Pellet Hops 30 Min From End
US Amarillo 7.2 % 0.60 oz 3.9 Loose Pellet Hops 10 Min From End
US Centennial 8.0 % 0.50 oz 3.1 Loose Pellet Hops 5 Min From End
US Amarillo 7.2 % 0.75 oz 0.0 Loose Pellet Hops Dry-Hopped


Other Ingredients
Ingredient Amount When
Whirlfloc Tablet 1.00 oz In Boil


Yeast
White Labs WLP001-California Ale


Water Profile
Target Profile: No Water Profile Chosen
Mash pH: 5.2
pH Adjusted with: Unadjusted

Total Calcium (ppm): 15 Total Magnesium (ppm): 5
Total Sodium (ppm): 14 Total Sulfate (ppm): 0
Total Chloride(ppm): 9 Total Bicarbonate (ppm): 0


Mash Schedule
Mash Type: Full Mash
Schedule Name: Single Step Infusion (67C/152F)

Step Type Temperature Duration
Rest at 152 degF 60


Mash Notes
Mashed in at 151F. Temp stayed at that throughout mashing. Drained 3 gal. Sparged with 4 gal, collected about 7.2 gal.


Boil Notes
Boiled off more than intended,


Fermentation Notes
Dry-hopped for 1 week with 0.75 oz of Amarillo. The beer dried out more than expected, not sure due to what.


Packaging Notes
Bottled.


Tasting Notes
Initial tasting: very nice combination of maltiness and bitterness, with moderate hop flavor and good aroma.