Simple Cascade APA Brew Sessions

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Simple Cascade APA

Brew Session: Simple Cascade APA

by jloeffler on 3/19/2017
 Water Infusion  Mash/Boil  Fermentation  Conditioning
Additional 2.2oz Cascade hops at flame out
Simple Cascade APA

Brew Session: Simple Cascade APA

by jloeffler on 1/28/2017
 Water Infusion  Mash/Boil  Fermentation  Conditioning
Not doing the multi-step mash. Just doing a single infusion to mash at 150 for 60 mins. Campden tablet added to 6 gallons of water. Pre heated mash tun. Leftover water from mash tun preheat used for preheating the HLT. Temp came in a bit low when I did the initial mash. Added a couple pots of 180 degree water to bring it near 150 around the 30 minute mark. Trickle sparged over 60 minutes. Boil went as expected. Took a while on the stove to get there but then I had a good rolling boil for 60 minutes solid. Hop additions at 60, 20, and 10 minutes. Whirlfloc at 10 mins. Original gravity came in really low. I suspect it's due to the low mash temp. Not the first time this happened. I need to figure this issue out. Sample I tasted was really good. Not as astringent as others but bitter and malty. Should mellow out to a great session beer if the final gravity holds up. Only wound up with 5.5 gal in the fermenter. This is fine but I expected more since I had 6 gal e

Recipe Facts

Simple Cascade APA
American Pale Ale
5.00 Gallons Liters
6.50 Gallons Liters  @  60  min
1.058
1.011
8.1° SRM
75%
40.6 IBU (tinseth)
0.70
6.0% ABV
192 per 12oz
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