English IPA Recipe - Lion IPA

Recipe Info

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Lion IPA

by on
All Grain
22.7125 Liter(s)
26.0001 Liter(s)
90 min
70%
First brewed 21st November 2016 - Bottled 14th December 2016

This recipe was cloned from Christmas Star Bitter v.3.

Fermentables

65% - Maris Otter Pale - UK
3.402
38
3
Mash
9% - Vienna - UK
0.4536
35
4
Mash
9% - Bohemian Pilsner - DE
0.4536
38
1
Mash
4% - Amber - UK
0.2268
32
27
Mash
2% - Torrified Wheat - US
0.1134
36
2
Mash
2% - Flaked Rice - US
0.1134
32
1
Mash
9% - Corn Sugar (Dextrose) - US
0.4536
46
0
Late

Hops

Goldings
21.2621
Leaf
Boil
90 min(s)
5
11.9
Bramling Cross
21.2621
Pellet
Boil
60 min(s)
6
14.7
Goldings
28.3495
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
5
7.4
Fuggles
28.3495
Leaf
Boil
15 min(s)
4.8
7.1
Fuggles
21.2621
Pellet
FlameOut
0 min(s)
4.8
0.0
Fuggles
28.3495
Leaf
DryHop
5 day(s)
4.8
0.0

Yeast

Muntons Muntons Premium Gold
75%

Other Stuff

Burton water crystals
1
ml
Mash
Citric acid
1
ml
Boil
Irish Moss
2
ml
Boil

Mash Steps

No mash steps in this recipe

Special Instructions

1.
Mash 4 hours. Grain in @ 55C for 1/2 hour
2.
Then 1/2 hr @ 60C then up to 66C for 2.5 hrs
3.
Then to 70C for half an hour
4.
Temp up to 77C then sparge with water at same temp.
5.
Sugar, and citric acid added just before boiling point
6.
First hops in at boiling second batch in after 30 mins boil
7.
Irish Moss added for last 10 mins. of boil third batch of hops in
8.
Wort chiller inserted for 2 min in boil to sterilize
9.
Chilled water passed through wort chiller for 25 mins. (22C)
10.
Made up to 5 gals with cold water.
11.
Yeast added at 20C SG 1.050
12.
48 hrs later fermenting well SG 1.040
13.
4 days later Racked at SG 1.030
14.
10 days later SG 1.011

Tasting Notes (2)

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 7/5/2019 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

Found a bottle and tasted this in July 2019 and was still really pleased with this beer. Just shows good beer will kep and mature!

RadfordBrewer

Tasted on 3/6/2017 by RadfordBrewer

Notes:

Really pleased how this turned out. A malty IPA with a background bitterness and a buscuity aftertaste. Cleared will and the bottle carbonation was spot on. I'll do this again for sure!

Recipe Facts

Lion IPA
English IPA
  • 22.71 Gallons Liters Batch Size
  • 26.00 Gallons Liters Boil Size
  • 90  min Boil Time
  • 1.053 OG
  • 1.013 FG
  • 41.1 IBU (brewgr) Bitterness
  • 0.77 BG:GU
  • 5.7° SRM Color
  • 70% Efficiency
  • 5.2% ABV Alcohol
  • 178 per 12oz Calories
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