Midnight Monsoon American Black Ale (2 ratings)

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: MV6223 (Shared)
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Brewer: Matt Valenzuela
Batch Size: 12.00 galStyle: American IPA (14B)
Boil Size: 12.43 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 51.0 SRMEquipment: BREWTREE- 15 Gallon Brewing System
Bitterness: 88.2 IBUsBoil Time: 90 min
Est OG: 1.065 (15.9° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.019 SG (4.8° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 6.1%Taste Rating: 30.0

Amount Name Type #
22 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1
3 lbs 8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2
2 lbs Midnight Wheat (550.0 SRM) Grain 3
2 lbs Special B Malt (180.0 SRM) Grain 4
1 lbs Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 5
2.00 oz Tomahawk [15.5%] - Boil 90 min Hops 6
2.00 oz Nugget [13.0%] - Boil 45 min Hops 7
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.5%] - Boil 30 min Hops 8
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.5%] - Boil 15 min Hops 9
1.00 oz Fuggles [4.5%] - Boil 0 min Hops 10
1 pkgs Edinburgh Ale (White Labs #WLP028) Yeast 11


by MV6223

This was very unlike most Black IPAs due to the lack of Northwest US hops. It is intended to be reminiscent of the desert after a summer storm. It mostly is. Very earthy aroma and hop flavor with all the fuggles, but also slight roasted flavor in the finish. May try this with an American Ale yeast to get some more ester development.


by Brewdog

12-28-12. Need to make a Cali common to utilize a yeast cake.
I'll do a 10 gallon split batch using Chinook or NB and Willamette with Safeale S-05 for the IPA half.Grain bills are similar. PM the dark grains.

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