Nelson Centennial IPA

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Recipe Specifics:

Type: All Grain
SRM: 4.2
IBUS: 66.8
Batch Size: 6 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
Final Bottling Vol: 5 gal



Not doing a whirlpool/hopstand. Using less hops overall including dry hopping to see if I can still get that aroma/taste without the massive amount of hops (seemed to work in the aroma, but the flavor was lacking).

Final Numbers:

Original Gravity: 1.055
Final Gravity: 1.013
ABV: 5.5%
Keg or Bottle: Keg
Keg Hops: Yes
Oxygen: 60 Seconds Pure Oxygen

Water Profile:

Reverse Osmosis Water: Yes Baking Soda (gram/gallon): 0 Total Sulfate: 148.5 Total Hardness: 300
Gypsum (gram/gallon): 1 Calcium Chloride (gram/gallon): 0.8 Total Bicarbonate: 16 Total Alkalinity: 13
Epsom Salt (gram/gallon): 0 Total Calcium: 120 Total Cations: 6.3 Total RA: -72
Sea Salt (gram/gallon): 0 Total Magnesium: 0 Total Anions: 6.3 S04:Cl Ratio: 1.4

Mash/Grain Profile:

Mash at 157.0 F for 60 Minutes

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
12 lbs Organic 2-Row (2.0 SRM) Grain 3 85.7 %
2 lbs Kamut, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 4 14.3 %

Boil Ingredients:

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
20.00 g Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 5 40.5 IBUs
3.90 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 6
3.10 g Calcium Chloride (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 7
28.00 g Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 8 11.4 IBUs
28.00 g Centennial [10.00 %] – Boil 5.0 min Hop 9 6.8 IBUs
28.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] – Boil 5.0 min Hop 10 8.1 IBUs


Starter: No

Yeast : WLP002 Ounces of Yeast Slurry: 4 Yeast Generation: 4 Yeast Slurry Days Old: 65
Stage 1 Fermentation Temperature: 66 Stage 2 Fermentation Temperature: 66 Stage 3 Fermentation Temperature: 68 Ambient Temperature: No


Dry Hopping:

First dose of dry hops was 20 grams each in primary at 68 F for 6 days. Second dose was 20 grams each in keg at room temperature for 1 day then into keezer with hops staying in the keg.

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
40.00 g Centennial [10.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 12 0.0 IBUs
40.00 g Nelson Sauvin [12.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs

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