Incubator No 2 Data and Results


Descriptors: cherry laffy taffy, caramel candies

Pours a reddish brown color. Searching for hop smell it’s of passion fruit (cherry laffy taffy) and pine. Tasting the crystal in this, almost caramel candies like. There is a slight spice/dryness, but not accompanied by enough bitterness. Nobody liked this beer. Submitted it to a local competition and this was confirmed. : ( Improvements, do it all better.


Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain Oxygen: 60 seconds Mash Efficiency: 62.00% Target Carbonation: 2.5 Dry Hop as % of Total Hop Build: 36.36%
IBUs: 36.4 Original Gravity: 1.049 Days in Fermenter: 16 Real Attenuation: 88.27% Bitterness to Original Gravity: 0.74
SRM: 15.2 Final Gravity: 1.008 Cold Crash: Yes Apparent Attenuation: 83.67% Bitterness to Final Gravity: 4.55
Boil Minutes: 60 ABV: 5.40% Mash pH: N/A Total Grams Hops Used: 308 Dry Hops in Keg: No
Starter: Yes Batch Size: 5 Final Beer pH:  Hop Stand as % of Boil: 0.00% Stir During Mash: Yes

Taste Results:

Score from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest)

Beer Score: 42 Hop Aroma Detectability: 2.5 Head Retention: 3 Minerality: 2 Pleasing Mouthfeel: 3.5
Excitement Level: 2 Pleasing Hop Aroma: 3 Alcohol Detectability: 2 Dryness: 2 Harsh Bitterness: 1
Drinkability: 2.75 Hop Flavor Detectability: 2.5 Maltiness: 3.75 Sweetness: 3.5 Pleasing Bitterness: 2
Clarity: 2 Pleasing Hop Flavor: 2.5 Tartness: 0 Mouthfeel Thickness: 3.75 Off Flavors: No
Beer Stability: 1.5 Head Size: 3 Sourness: 0 Mouthfeel Softness: 2

Aroma Results:

Score from 0 (lowest) to 5 (highest)

Fruity: 2.5 Spicy/Peppery: 0 Tropical Fruit: 2 Orange: 0 Pear: 0 Grapefruit: 0 Bubblegum: 0 Coriander: 0
Citrus: 1 Tobacco/Earthy: 0 Pine: 2 Cherry: 0 Cocoa: 0 Resin: 0 Vanilla: 0 Brett Funk: 0
Stone Fruit: 0 Woody/Cedar: 0 Grassy: 0 Melon: 0 Banana: 0 Dank: 0 Tea: 0 Brett Fruitiness: 0
Floral: 2.5 Herbal: 2.75 Berry: 1.5 Apple: 0 Pineapple: 0 Onion/Garlic: 0 Licorice: 0

Water Profile:

Reverse Osmosis Water: No Baking Soda (gram/gallon): N/A Total Sulfate: N/A Total Hardness: N/A
Gypsum (gram/gallon): N/A Calcium Chloride (gram/gallon): N/A Total Bicarbonate: N/A Total Alkalinity: N/A
Epsom Salt (gram/gallon): N/A Total Calcium: N/A Total Cations: N/A Total RA: N/A
Sea Salt (gram/gallon): N/A Total Magnesium: N/A Total Anions: N/A S04:Cl Ratio: N/A

Mash Profile:

Mashed at 152 for 60 Minutes


Yeast 1: WLP001 Ounces of Yeast 1 Slurry: Vial Yeast 1 Generation: 1 Yeast 1 Slurry Days Old: N/A
Yeast 2: N/A Ounces of Yeast 2 Slurry: N/A Yeast 2 Generation: N/A Yeast 2 Slurry Days Old: N/A
Stage 1 Fermentation Temperature: 67 Stage 2 Fermentation Temperature: 70 Stage 3 Fermentation Temperature: 73 Ambient Temperature: No

Dry Hopping:

Dry Hop Temperature: 70 Dry Hop Dose Left in Keg: N/A
Dry Hop Dose #1 Days: 2 Dry Hop Dose #2 Days: 2


Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Beer:

Beta Acids: 4.41 Linalool: 0.7 Humulene: 12.6
Alpha Acids: 11.55 Caryophyllene: 6.37 Geraniol: 0.65
Myrcene: 21.53 Farnesene: 1.3 Other: 18.46

Total Hop Oil/Acid Composition in Boil:

Beta Acids: 4.5 Linalool: 0.69 Humulene: 11.74
Alpha Acids: 11.21 Caryophyllene: 5.85 Geraniol: 0.62
Myrcene: 6.16 Farnesene: 1.93 Other: 17.56

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: 4.25 Linalool: 0.71 Humulene: 14.085
Alpha Acids: 12.125 Caryophyllene: 7.283 Geraniol: 0.703
Myrcene: 48.437 Farnesene: 0.203 Other: 20.033

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