100% Brett IPA #2 Data and Results


Descriptors: pineapple, tang, ripe strawberry, grassy, fruity

Cloudy yellow appearance. Head retention only good on first pour then subsides. Really fruity smell, pinneaple again from the Brett but the Galaxy is adding a ripe fruit type smell, maybe a slight ripe strawberry in the background of the pineapple aroma. Galaxy seems to be a fairly aggressive hop, that although smells like ripe tropical fruit kind of has a grassiness to it. I don’t like this hop as well with the Brett as the first 100% Brett beer. I get a slight harsh alcohol aftertaste that lingers a little with a touch too much bittering, the alcohol might be from the warmer fermentation, maybe keep it in the 70s.


Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain Oxygen: 45 seconds Mash Efficiency: 75.00% Target Carbonation: 2.65 Dry Hop as % of Total Hop Build: 44.98%
IBUs: 71.1 Original Gravity: 1.051 Days in Fermenter: 21 Real Attenuation: 85.62% Bitterness to Original Gravity: 1.39
SRM: 3.4 Final Gravity: 1.01 Cold Crash: No Apparent Attenuation: 80.39% Bitterness to Final Gravity: 7.11
Boil Minutes: 60 ABV: 5.40% Mash pH: N/A Total Grams Hops Used: 249 Dry Hops in Keg: Yes
Starter: No Batch Size: 5 Final Beer pH:  Hop Stand as % of Boil: 81.75% Stir During Mash: Yes

Taste Results:

Score from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest)

Beer Score: 39 Hop Aroma Detectability: 2.75 Head Retention: 2 Minerality: 3 Pleasing Mouthfeel: 2
Excitement Level: 4 Pleasing Hop Aroma: 3 Alcohol Detectability: 3.75 Dryness: 2.5 Harsh Bitterness: 3.75
Drinkability: 3.5 Hop Flavor Detectability: 2.75 Maltiness: 1.5 Sweetness: 3 Pleasing Bitterness: 2
Clarity: 1.75 Pleasing Hop Flavor: 3.5 Tartness:  Mouthfeel Thickness: 2.5 Off Flavors: No
Beer Stability: 4.5 Head Size: 2 Sourness: 0 Mouthfeel Softness: 2.5

Aroma Results:

Score from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest)

Fruity: 4 Spicy/Peppery: 0 Tropical Fruit: 3 Orange: 0 Pear: 0 Grapefruit: 1 Bubblegum: 0 Coriander: 0
Citrus: 3.5 Tobacco/Earthy: 0 Pine: 1 Cherry: 0 Cocoa: 0 Resin: 0 Vanilla: 0 Brett Funk: 2
Stone Fruit: 0 Woody/Cedar: 0 Grassy: 4 Melon: 0 Banana: 0 Dank: 0 Tea: 0 Brett Fruitiness: 4.25
Floral: 2 Herbal: 2 Berry: 3 Apple: 0 Pineapple: 4 Onion/Garlic: 0 Licorice: 0

Water Profile:

Reverse Osmosis Water: Yes Baking Soda (gram/gallon): 0 Total Sulfate: 242.7 Total Hardness: 344
Gypsum (gram/gallon): 1.15 Calcium Chloride (gram/gallon): 0.5 Total Bicarbonate: 16 Total Alkalinity: 13
Epsom Salt (gram/gallon): 0.7 Total Calcium: 107.6 Total Cations: 7.2 Total RA: -74
Sea Salt (gram/gallon): 0 Total Magnesium: 18.2 Total Anions: 7.2 S04:Cl Ratio: 3.6

Mash Profile:

Mashed at 152 for 60 Minutes


Yeast 1: WLP644 Ounces of Yeast 1 Slurry: 4 Yeast 1 Generation: 2 Yeast 1 Slurry Days Old: 1
Yeast 2: N/A Ounces of Yeast 2 Slurry: N/A Yeast 2 Generation: N/A Yeast 2 Slurry Days Old: 
Stage 1 Fermentation Temperature: 79 Stage 2 Fermentation Temperature: N/A Stage 3 Fermentation Temperature: N/A Ambient Temperature: Yes

Dry Hopping:

Dry Hop Temperature: 79 Dry Hop Dose Left in Keg: 2
Dry Hop Dose #1 Days: 4 Dry Hop Dose #2 Days: 1


Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Beer:

Beta Acids: 4.89 Linalool: 0.38 Humulene: N/A
Alpha Acids: 12.56 Caryophyllene: 6.86 Geraniol: N/A
Myrcene: 24.64 Farnesene: 1.44 Other: N/A

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Boil:

Beta Acids: 4.02 Linalool: 0.7 Humulene: N/A
Alpha Acids: 11.79 Caryophyllene: 5.93 Geraniol: N/A
Myrcene: 8.85 Farnesene: 0.17 Other: N/A

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition at Flameout:

Beta Acids:  Linalool:  Humulene: 
Alpha Acids:  Caryophyllene:  Geraniol: 
Myrcene:  Farnesene:  Other: 

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Dry Hop:

Beta Acids: 5.95 Linalool: N/A Humulene: N/A
Alpha Acids: 13.5 Caryophyllene: 8 Geraniol: N/A
Myrcene: 43.35 Farnesene: 3 Other: N/A

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