Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Uphill Brewing Return of the Brewer IPA | Chad'z Homebrew Reviews #43

I haven't reviewed one of Jesse's beers in almost a year (not on camera, at least). He's always made IPAs - so many in fact I had to make sure I didn't review this one. He said he was going for something similar to Ballast Point's Grunion - did he succeed? Watch the video and find out.

The recipe:
6.4% ABV

Boil Size: 9.49 gal
Post Boil Volume: 7.80 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.50 gal
Bottling Volume: 5.75 gal
Estimated OG: 1.049 SG
Estimated Color: 7.6 SRM
Estimated IBU: 67.9 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 86.5 %
Boil Time: 90 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amt Name Type # %/IBU




10 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 1 87.3 %




8.0 oz Caramel Malt - 40L 6-Row (Briess) (40.0 Grain 2 4.4 %




8.0 oz Caramel Malt - 60L Organic (Briess) (60. Grain 3 4.4 %




7.2 oz Carapils (Briess) (1.5 SRM) Grain 4 3.9 %




0.50 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [15.70 %] - Boil 60. Hop 5 21.9 IBUs




1.00 oz Centennial [7.40 %] - Boil 20.0 min Hop 6 12.5 IBUs




0.25 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [15.70 %] - Boil 20. Hop 7 6.6 IBUs




1.30 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 8 -




1.30 tsp Yeast Nutrient (Boil 15.0 mins) Other 9 -




1.00 oz Centennial [7.40 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 10 7.5 IBUs




1.00 oz Centennial [7.40 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 2 Hop 11 6.2 IBUs




1.00 oz Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus (CTZ) [15.70 %] - Hop 12 13.2 IBUs




1.0 pkg California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) [35. Yeast 13 -




Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 11 lbs 7.2 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time




Mash In Add 4.54 gal of water at 157.8 F 149.0 F 60 min




Sparge: Batch sparge with 2 steps (Drain mash tun , 6.58gal) of 168.0 F water
Notes:
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45 sec of pure O2. Small pitch (1 vial of wlp001). No starter.

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