Citra, EKG and Elderflower Mini IPA

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Citra, EKG and Elderflower Mini IPA

Postby robwalker » Tue Sep 30, 2014 18:21

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This was the beer I brewed for "that event" scaled up for 23L. It's an American Session IPA with elderflowers.

Pint Sized


Recipe Specs
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Batch Size (L): 23.0
Total Grain (kg): 4.310
Total Hops (g): 215.00
Original Gravity (OG): 1.045 (°P): 11.2
Final Gravity (FG): 1.011 (°P): 2.8
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 4.42 %
Colour (SRM): 8.4 (EBC): 16.6
Bitterness (IBU): 43.6 (Average)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 76
Boil Time (Minutes): 60

Grain Bill
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3.550 kg Maris Otter Malt (82.37%)
0.380 kg Caramunich I (8.82%)
0.380 kg Wheat Malt (8.82%)

Hop Bill
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15.0 g Citra Leaf (14.4% Alpha) @ 60 Minutes (Boil) (0.7 g/L)
30.0 g Citra Leaf (14.4% Alpha) @ 10 Minutes (Boil) (1.3 g/L)
30.0 g East Kent Golding Leaf (5% Alpha) @ 10 Minutes (Boil) (1.3 g/L)
30.0 g Citra Leaf (14.4% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Boil) (1.3 g/L)
30.0 g East Kent Golding Leaf (5% Alpha) @ 0 Minutes (Boil) (1.3 g/L)
80.0 g Citra Leaf (11.1% Alpha) @ 5 Days (Dry Hop) (3.5 g/L)

Misc Bill
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30.0 g Dried Elderflowers @ 5 Minutes (Boil)

Single step Infusion at 66°C for 60 Minutes.
Fermented at 20°C with Safale US-05


Feedback was pretty good and it tasted great, but then citra is rather incredible. I would use pellets next time and try to only buy one bag of citra as the hop schedule requires 2 bags.
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