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Monster IPA

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Brewer/Contributor: Herb Gellner

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 8.00 gal

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Monster IPA

Type: All Grain

Date: 10/8/2004

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Herb Gellner
Boil Size: 8.00 galAsst Brewer: Kodiak the Wonder Dog
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Brew Pot (15 Gal) and Igloo/Gott Cooler (12 Gal)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 50.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 60.00
Taste Notes: This is one hoppy monster of a beer.


AmountItemType% or IBU
15.00 lbPale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)Grain85.71 %
1.00 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)Grain5.71 %
0.50 lbAromatic Malt (26.0 SRM)Grain2.86 %
2.00 ozZeus [14.00 %] (60 min)Hops87.6 IBU
1.00 ozSimcoe [10.40 %] (30 min)Hops25.0 IBU
1.00 ozSimcoe [10.40 %] (5 min)Hops6.5 IBU
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 10.0 min)Misc
1.00 tspYeast Nutrient (Primary 0.0 days)Misc
1.00 lbSugar, Table (Sucrose) (1.0 SRM)Sugar5.71 %
1 PkgsDry English Ale (White Labs #WLP007)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.081 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.081 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.019 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 8.09 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.99 %
Bitterness: 119.1 IBUCalories: 373 cal/pint
Est Color: 12.0 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Medium BodyTotal Grain Weight: 16.50 lb
Sparge Water: 5.82 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Temperature Mash, 1 Step, Medium Body
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
60 minSaccharificationAdd 20.63 qt of water at 169.4 F154.0 F
10 minMash OutHeat to 168.0 F over 10 min168.0 F

Mash Notes: Temperature mash for use when mashing in a brew pot over a heat source such as the stove. Use heat to maintain desired temperature during the mash.

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Kegged (Forced CO2)Volumes of CO2: 2.5
Pressure/Weight: 12.3 PSICarbonation Used: -
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 40.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


You can add another oz. of Simcoe hops to secondary for dry hopping. if you want to.
The sugar is added to the boil, not the fermenter.

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