Maiden Voyage Apricot IPA (1.0)

All Grain Recipe

Submitted By: Lytnin (Shared)
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Brewer: Tim Corniels
Batch Size: 5.00 galStyle: American IPA (14B)
Boil Size: 6.52 galStyle Guide: BJCP 2008
Color: 6.3 SRMEquipment: Pot and Cooler ( 5 Gal/19 L) - All Grain
Bitterness: 44.0 IBUsBoil Time: 60 min
Est OG: 1.060 (14.7° P)Mash Profile: Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Est FG: 1.011 SG (2.9° P)Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
ABV: 6.4%Taste Rating: 0.0

Amount Name Type #
7 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 1
2 lbs White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 2
1 lbs Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 3
8.00 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 4
8.00 oz Munich Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 5
1.00 oz Centennial [6.7%] - Boil 60 min Hops 6
1.00 oz Falconer's Flight 7c's [9.9%] - Boil 20 min Hops 7
0.50 oz Falconer's Flight 7c's [9.9%] - Boil 5 min Hops 8
1.0 pkgs American Wheat Ale (Wyeast Labs #1010) Yeast 9
4.00 oz Apricot Extract (Bottling 5 min) Misc 10

Taste Notes

Thin body and no head. Hazy like crazy. Fruity, almost slightly sour aroma. Definite apricot flavor up front, tastes artificial. Goes into a wheaty yet fruity flavor. Hop presence and spiciness comes on the back end along with some wheatiness. Lingering apricot fruitiness and spice. Flavors blend a little more as the beer warms up. **Need less artificial apricot flavor and make more subtle (less extract). More body and maybe get rid of the wheatiness. Hops seem just right though.


Mashed with 4.25 gallons at 152 for 60 minutes. Sparged with 4.5 gallons. Didn't get the boil off I normally get so ended up with 5.5 gallons @ 1.056. 6/2 - put in keg with full 4 oz. bottle of apricot extract. FG = 1.010-1.012 (lots of foam in sample glass so was hard to get an acurate reading).

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