Black Imperial Indian Pale Ale (AG)
  • jlwjlw
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    Yeah, I know this is probably a Cascadian Black Ale so sue me.

    BeerSmith 2 Recipe Printout - http://www.beersmith.com
    Recipe: Heavenly Scourge Black IIPA
    Brewer:
    Asst Brewer:
    Style: Imperial IPA
    TYPE: All Grain
    Taste: (35.0)

    Recipe Specifications
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    Boil Size: 6.35 gal
    Post Boil Volume: 5.72 gal
    Batch Size (fermenter): 5.00 gal
    Bottling Volume: 5.00 gal
    Estimated OG: 1.094 SG
    Estimated Color: 38.0 SRM
    Estimated IBU: 110.6 IBUs
    Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
    Est Mash Efficiency: 82.5 %
    Boil Time: 60 Minutes

    Ingredients:
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    Amt Name Type # %/IBU
    15 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 88.6 %
    1 lbs Carafa III (525.0 SRM) Grain 2 5.7 %
    1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 3 5.7 %
    2.00 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Day Hop 8 0.0 IBUs
    3.00 oz Magnum [14.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 4 108.7 IBUs
    2.00 oz Centennial [10.00 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 9 0.0 IBUs
    2.00 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] - Boil 1.0 min Hop 5 1.9 IBUs
    0.50 oz Centennial [10.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 6 0.0 IBUs
    2.0 pkg California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) [35. Yeast 7 -


    Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
    Total Grain Weight: 17 lbs 8.0 oz
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    Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
    Mash In Add 21.88 qt of water at 163.7 F 152.0 F 60 min

    Sparge: Drain mash tun, Batch sparge with 1 steps (3.23gal) of 168.0 F water
    Notes:

    You could also use US05 for a dry yeast
  • jlwjlw
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    I think I am going to brew this beer this weekend.
  • JerryJerry
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    Seems a little dark to call it pail, and a too much hopping for a Russian imperia.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    so many ibus.... :-SS
    "Oh, you were serious? I was drunk."-C_B
  • jlwjlw
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    Seems a little dark to call it pail, and a too much hopping for a Russian imperia.
    .



    You are correct on both accounts. There is no good category to stick this in.
  • jlwjlw
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    so many ibus.... :-SS



    WRONG!

    :-q
  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    I think I am going to brew this beer this weekend.



    Sweet. It only took 3.5. Years for you to get around to it. Not bad.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • jlwjlw
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    Lakewood said:

    jlw said:

    I think I am going to brew this beer this weekend.



    Sweet. It only took 3.5. Years for you to get around to it. Not bad.


    Pffft. Oh yeah well, I dare you to brew it.
  • jlwjlw
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    Starter going. Brewing tomorrow. Trying a new yeast lab. RVA yeast lab.
  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    Starter going. Brewing tomorrow. Trying a new yeast lab. RVA yeast lab.



    Never heard of them. Liquid?
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • jlwjlw
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    Lakewood said:

    jlw said:

    Starter going. Brewing tomorrow. Trying a new yeast lab. RVA yeast lab.



    Never heard of them. Liquid?


    Yes. They are in a Richmond, VA. RVA is the abbreviation people use for Richmond, VA. You know people like soccer moms and hipsters.
  • jlwjlw
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    my starter is very flocculant. I went to give it a good swirl and it foamed up and out of the erlenmyer. Never had that happen before.
  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    my starter is very flocculant. I went to give it a good swirl and it foamed up and out of the erlenmyer. Never had that happen before.



    Huh... that's definitely unexpected.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • jlwjlw
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    Sparge #2
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  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    Sparge #2



    Mmmmmmmmm
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • jlwjlw
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    Pre-boil
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  • jlwjlw
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    Look away malt heads. Lest ye eyes be burned out.
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  • jlwjlw
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    I think I can boil
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  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    Look away malt heads. Lest ye eyes be burned out.



    Mmmmmmmmm
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • jlwjlw
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    Yeast pitched.
  • jlwjlw
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    Cooking brats now
  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    Cooking brats now



    Nice. Im sewing.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • jlwjlw
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    Lakewood said:

    jlw said:

    Cooking brats now



    Nice. Im sewing.


    What?
  • ThymThym
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    jlw said:

    Lakewood said:

    jlw said:

    Cooking brats now



    Nice. Im sewing.


    What?


    a big canvas boat camper cover.
    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny
  • ThymThym
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    This
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    The only thing between me and a train wreck is blind luck..... - Kenny