Equinox IPA

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: nahthan (Shared)
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Brewer: Nathan Smith
Batch Size: 12.00 galStyle: American IPA (14B)
Boil Size: 13.00 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 5.6 SRMEquipment: My Equipment
Bitterness: 84.3 IBUsBoil Time: 90 min
Est OG: 1.068 (16.5° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Light Body
Est FG: 1.012 SG (3.0° P)Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
ABV: 7.4%Taste Rating: 30.0

Ingredients
Amount Name Type #
15.00 gal East Bay, CA: EBMUD Orinda Plant (Oakland, Berkeley, San Leandro) Water 1
4.00 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60 min) Misc 2
2.00 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60 min) Misc 3
28 lbs Pale Malt (Rahr 2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 4
4 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 5
1 lbs 8.00 oz Carafoam (2.0 SRM) Grain 6
1 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 15L (15.0 SRM) Grain 7
2.00 oz Simcoe [13.0%] - Boil 85 min Hops 8
0.50 oz Simcoe [13.0%] - Boil 45 min Hops 9
2.00 Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 30 min) Misc 10
1.00 oz Amarillo [8.5%] - Boil 30 min Hops 11
2.00 oz HBC344 [15.0%] - Boil 10 min Hops 12
2.00 oz HBC366/Equinox [12.0%] - Boil 10 min Hops 13
2.00 Servomyces (Boil 10 min) Misc 14
3.00 oz HBC344 [15.0%] - Boil 0 min Hops 15
3.00 oz HBC366/Equinox [12.0%] - Boil 0 min Hops 16
2 pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) Yeast 17
3.00 oz HBC344 [15.0%] - Dry Hop 5 days Hops 18
3.00 oz HBC366/Equinox [12.0%] - Dry Hop 5 days Hops 19

Notes

81% Rahr 2-row, 12% Belgian Pils, 4% Weyermann Carafoam, 3% C15. Mash at 148F 4 grams of calcium chloride and 2 grams gypsum added to the mash. Yields approximately 50ppm Ca. starters 2x 1200mL 1.035 starters. starter 1: 2 packs 1056, 2 week old starter 2: 2 packs 1056, 2 week old. Flame-out HBC344 and HBC366 additions are actually 2 different Hop backs. Fermentation procedure: pitch at ~63F, Ferment first 7 days at 63. Raise to 66F by day 6. Hold at 66F for days 7-14. Dry hop #1 at day 7, 3/9/2014: Carboy #1: 2oz. HBC366; Carboy #2: 2oz. HBC344; Dry hop #2 at day 13, 3/13/2014: Carboy #1: 1oz. HBC366 Carboy #2: 1oz. HBC344