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Brew Free or Die IPA

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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Brew Free or Die IPA

Type: Extract

Date: 1/23/1999

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Really hoppy to the point of sheer joy (used whole hops). Great beer in a pottery mug, for some reason! Last taste recorded was 6 months after brew and it was even better.


AmountItemType% or IBU
2.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract23.53 %
6.00 lbAmber Liquid Extract (12.5 SRM)Extract70.59 %
0.50 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)Grain5.88 %
1.00 ozMagnum [14.10 %] (45 min)Hops33.8 IBU
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
2 PkgsDry Ale Yeast (Nottingham)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.061 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.062 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.018 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.018 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.67 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.74 %
Bitterness: 33.8 IBUCalories: 281 cal/pint
Est Color: 12.5 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 



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