The Dark Side Black IPA

Brew Recipe

5.5 Gallons  -  All Grain

OG: 1.050         FG: 1.006

Alcohol by Volume: 5.77 %

Color:

114 (HCU)

80 (SRM)

Specialty Grains
  • Carafa III - German   (1 pounds)
  • Crystal 80L - English   (1 pounds)
Fermentables
  • Pale 6-row Rahr - American   (11 pounds)  60 min
Mash Schedule

Strike Water: 4.88 gallons (19.50 quarts)
Sparge Water: 1.39 gallons (5.55 quarts)
Total Water: 6.26 gallons (25.05 quarts)

Efficiency: 80%

Hop Additions
  • Columbus Pellet  (1oz.- 12.00% AA)  60 min
  • Cascade Pellet  (1oz.- 4.70% AA)  10 min
  • Centennial Pellet  (1oz.- 10.8% AA)  10 min
  • Chinook Pellet  (1.5oz.- 12.9% AA)  5 min
  • Cascade Pellet  (1.5oz.- 4.7% AA)  0 min
  • Centennial Pellet  (1.5oz.- 10.8% AA)  0 min
  • Cascade Leaf  (3.0oz.- 4.7% AA)  Dry Hop
  • Chinook Pellet  (3.0oz.- 12.9% AA)  Dry Hop

IBUs: 80

Boil Additions
  • Irish Moss  (1 tsp)  10 min
Yeast
  • Wyeast 1056 - American Ale Yeast (Liquid)
Priming Solution
  • Corn Sugar  (5 ounces)
The Dark Side Black IPA

Primary Fermentation: 7 days
Secondary Fermentation: 4.5 weeks (31 days)
Bottle Conditioning: 3 weeks (21 days)
Total Aging Time: 8.5 weeks (59 days)

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