West Coast IPA #2 Third Runnings Recipe

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Recipe Specifics

Type: All Grain
IBUS: 69.8
Batch Size: 5 gal
Boil Time: 60 min
Final Bottling Vol: 4 gal
Efficiency: 25.00 % (third runnings)


Added all minerals to mash on the third runnings with 4.5 gallons of water at 170 degrees.

Added 2 more pounds of Vienna to the original mash and let it sit for another 60 minutes to try to up the gravity of the third runnings.

Final Numbers:

Original Gravity: 1.053
Final Gravity: 1.008
ABV: 3.8%
Keg or Bottle: Keg
Keg Hops: Yes
Oxygen: Shook Bucket

Water Profile:


Amt Name Type # %/IBU
5.20 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 1
3.20 g Epsom Salt (MgSO4) (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 2
2.30 g Calcium Chloride (Mash 60.0 mins) Water Agent 3


R/O Tap Water Gypsum (gram/gal) Epsom Salt (gram/gal) Sea Salt (gram/gal) Baking Soda (gram/gal) Calcium Chloride (gram/gal)
Yes No 1.15 0.7 0 0 0.5


Calcium Magnesium Sodium Sulfate Chloride Bicarbonate Cations Anions Total Hardness Alkalinity RA S04/CI Ratio
106.6 18.2 0 241.7 63.8 1 6.8 6.8 342 1 -86 3.8

Mash/Grain Profile:

Mash at  148F for 60 Minutes

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
8 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (1.8 SRM) Grain 4 52.5 %
4 lbs Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 5 26.2 %
2 lbs Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 6 13.1 %
12.0 oz Flaked Quinoa (1.6 SRM) Grain 7 4.9 %
8.0 oz Cara-Pils/Dextrine (1.3 SRM) Grain 8 3.3 %

Boil Ingredients:

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
10.00 g Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] – Boil 60.0 min Hop 9 30.4 IBUs
40.00 g Simcoe [13.00 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 10 22.6 IBUs
20.00 g Chinook [13.00 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 11 11.3 IBUs
15.00 g Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] – Boil 10.0 min Hop 12 5.5 IBUs


Starter: Yes

Yeast: 4 ounces of WLP002 English Ale Yeast 2rd Generation 120 day old

Temperature: 65F Ambient for 15 days

Dry Hopping:

First Dry hop Dose: 20g Simcoe, 12g Amarillo, 12g Chinook at 65F for 4 days

Second Dose: 20g Simcoe, 12g Amarillo, 12g Chinook in keg and straight into keezer

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
40.00 g Simcoe [13.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs
25.00 g Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 14 0.0 IBUs
25.00 g Chinook [13.00 %] – Dry Hop 0.0 Days Hop 15 0.0 IBUs


  1. david beiler

    are you dry hops after you add the yeast? what is zero day?

    • janisco

      Zero-day would be a brew day dry-hop, so dry-hopping around the same time you pitch yeast. I should say that early dry-hopping like this can impact haze negatively if that is a concern.


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