Monthly Archives: February 2010

All Citra APA

Finally going to put the New March Pump and Modified Brew Rack to use this weekend.  Brewing on Sunday, I know it is Valentine’s Day however, the wife is getting a Highlight and a Haircut so I figured I could brew on the same day.

Recipe is as follows:

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Batch Size: 11.00 gal      
Boil Size: 12.93 gal
Estimated OG: 1.052 SG
Estimated Color: 6.3 SRM
Estimated IBU: 35.1 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 75 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount        Item                                      Type         % or IBU      
16.00 lb      Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)            Grain        76.19 %       
3.00 lb       Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM)              Grain        14.29 %       
1.00 lb       Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM)              Grain        4.76 %        
1.00 lb       Honey Malt (25.0 SRM)                     Grain        4.76 %        
2.00 oz       Citra  [11.00 %]  (dry hop) (Secondary)   Hops
1.00 oz       Citra  [11.00 %]  (60 min)                Hops         17.9 IBU      
1.00 oz       Citra  [11.00 %]  (20 min)                Hops         10.8 IBU      
1.00 oz       Citra  [11.00 %]  (10 min)                Hops         6.5 IBU       
1 Pkgs        California Ale V (White Labs #WLP051)     Yeast-Ale                  


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 21.00 lb
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Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time     Name               Description                         Step Temp     
60 min        Mash In            Add 31.50 qt of water at 159.5 F    150.0 F

So with that the starter has been turning on the stirplate since Tuesday. I will split the starter tomorrow into two 1L starters tomorrow night for proper yeast growth and hopefully this one will be a House Favorite.