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Baby's Second IPA

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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Baby's Second IPA

Type: Extract

Date: 12/29/2002

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): 40.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Good beer, but it's hard to have a bad IPA! A little short of hops in the inventory, but at least they are very high %alpha to make up the difference.


AmountItemType% or IBU
1.50 lbHoney (1.0 SRM)Adjunct17.65 %
3.00 lbAmber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM)Dry Extract35.29 %
3.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract35.29 %
1.00 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 90L (90.0 SRM)Grain11.76 %
1.50 ozColumbus (Tomahawk) [14.30 %] (45 min)Hops56.3 IBU
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
2 PkgsDry Ale Yeast (Nottingham)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.055 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.060 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.016 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.10 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.26 %
Bitterness: 56.3 IBUCalories: 268 cal/pint
Est Color: 14.5 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 


Brewed to celebrate the birth of our 2nd boy, Morgan Vincent Smith, born on 1/17/2003.

  Copyright 2003-2008 Bradley J Smith                                  

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