Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Wed Jul 03, 2013 11:19 am

Here is the recipe. If ya got a question, fire away. I just started using Beer Smith so if something looks wonky, it probably is. Thanks to Nate for the recipe, good stuff! Drew


Nate's Session Ale
American Pale Ale
Type: All Grain Date: 05/25/2013
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.00 gal Brewer: Andrew Ignatz
Boil Size: 7.51 gal Asst Brewer: Nathan Smith
Boil Time: 90 min
End of Boil Volume 6.0 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 5.50 gal Est Mash Efficiency 75.8 %
Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage
Taste Notes: very hoppy but not a lot of bite. fantastic nose. good malt but this is all about the hops
Ingredients

Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
9 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.0 SRM) Grain 1 85.7 %
8.0 oz Carafoam (2.0 SRM) Grain 2 4.8 %
8.0 oz English C75 (75.0 SRM) Grain 3 4.8 %
4.0 oz Acid Malt (3.0 SRM) Grain 4 2.4 %
4.0 oz Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 5 2.4 %

0.84 oz Columbus [14.60 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 39.9 IBUs
1.25 g Gypsum (Calcium Sulfate) (Boil 60.0 mins) Water Agent 7 -

0.42 oz Columbus [14.60 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 8 15.3 IBUs

1.20 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 9 -

0.33 oz Amarillo [8.20 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 10 3.2 IBUs

1.00 oz Amarillo [8.20 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 11 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Chinook [12.10 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 12 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Citra [13.50 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 13 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Columbus [14.60 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 14 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Simcoe [13.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 15 0.0 IBUs

1.0 pkg California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) [35.49 ml] Yeast 16 -

0.50 oz Amarillo [8.20 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 17 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Chinook [12.10 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 18 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Citra [13.50 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 19 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Columbus [14.60 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 20 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Simcoe [13.00 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 21 0.0 IBUs
Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.043 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.042 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.011 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.2 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 3.9 %
Bitterness: 58.5 IBUs Calories: 139.1 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 7.8 SRM
Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body Total Grain Weight: 10 lbs 8.0 oz
Sparge Water: 4.18 gal
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 13.12 qt of water at 168.2 F 156.0 F 45 min
Mash Out Add 5.25 qt of water at 202.4 F 168.0 F 10 min

Mash Notes: I have a 54 qt Coleman cooler. Single infusion to 156. Raise to 168 after conversion. Sparge with enough water to give you 7.5 gal in the kettle.
Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Pressure/Weight: 12.54 PSI Carbonation Used: Keg with 12.54 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage Storage Temperature: 64.0 F
Notes

repeat dry hop regimen about 12 days into fermentation.
recipe calls for 0.5 ounces of everything for each dry hop. i had a ton of hops still on top so i cut my 2nd dry hop to 0.25 ounces of everything.
did not do a secondary
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Wed Jul 03, 2013 6:51 pm

That's a lot of hops.
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Wed Jul 03, 2013 7:18 pm

I made a very similar beer based off of Kelsey McNair's Westcoast Bitter it was awesome. One of the best hoppy beers i've made.
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Schmitten Doppelbock, Flanders Red, Brett Brux Pale, NugJug DIPA
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:38 am

hoodie wrote:That's a lot of hops.


Translation "holy shit that has got to be the most expensive session beer on earth"
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Sun Jul 07, 2013 4:40 am

Steelers&Beer wrote:Here is the recipe. If ya got a question, fire away. I just started using Beer Smith so if something looks wonky, it probably is. Thanks to Nate for the recipe, good stuff! Drew


Can you share it on the beersmithrecipes site?
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:38 am

neckbeardbeer wrote:
hoodie wrote:That's a lot of hops.


Translation "holy shit that has got to be the most expensive session beer on earth"


If you can get those hops in the first place.
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Mon Jul 08, 2013 3:55 pm

I know a guy who has all of those hops ready to go right now....
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Re: Nate's Session Ale NHC 2013

Mon Jul 08, 2013 11:28 pm

Nikobrew North wrote:I know a guy who has all of those hops ready to go right now....


But that guy's a dick! I've heard some dirty rumors about his warehouse manager too. They're just too dirty to repeat on a forum as classy as this.
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