brew of "July IPA"

details

notes

(Ca Mg Na SO₄ Cl HCO₃)
Source: 18 4 14 12 14 59
Target (Pliny the Water): 90 5 10 145 60 65
CaSO₄ @ 0.75 g/gl : 6.0g 8.1g
CaCl₂ @ 0.40 g/gl : 3.2g 4.4g
CaCO₃ @ 0.15 g/gl: 1.2g ---
Lactic @ 0.20 ml/gl: 1.6ml 2.3ml
K-Meta @ 35mg/gl: 0.3g 0.3g
Computed: 109 4 14 123 65 70

Used both yeast nutrient and irish moss, this brew.

derivations

journal

date
step
volume
temp
gravity
(corrected)
notes
strike water
8 gl
166 f

+3°F -> 169 strike temp

dough-in
8 gl
155 f
mash
154 f

pH 5.2 @ 35.0c

1st runnings, end
3.5 gl
1.087
sparge
4.5 gl

pH 5.4 @ 59.7c

2nd runnings, end
8.75 gl
1.061
3rd runnings, end
13.5 gl
1.048

Pulled off starter wort.

boil, start
11.8 gl
1.054

Added 1lb extra light DME.

boil, end
10 gl
1.053

pH 5.4 @ 34.0c

pitch

Decanted off about 2L of starter wort, roughly split the rest of the yeast between the two carboys. Pitch temp: 65°F; set point: 67°F.

primary fermentation
68 f

Krausen starting this morning.

kegged

"4 hop" portion into keg "G", "Mosaic" into keg "H".

4 hop fraction is awesome. My favorite IPA yet. Mosaic portion is alright.

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