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Blue Wagon IPA

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Brewer/Contributor: Brian Smith

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Boil Size: 3.98 gal

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Blue Wagon IPA

Type: Extract

Date: 2/28/2000

Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Brewer: Brian Smith
Boil Size: 3.98 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 45 min Equipment: Brew Pot (5 Gallon)
Taste Rating(out of 50): 38.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: -
Taste Notes: Too malty for my liking for an IPA, anyway. Got better with age.


AmountItemType% or IBU
6.00 lbExtra Light Dry Extract (3.0 SRM)Dry Extract85.71 %
1.00 lbCaramel/Crystal Malt - 90L (90.0 SRM)Grain14.29 %
2.00 ozTarget [11.80 %] (45 min)Hops62.0 IBU
1.00 ozCascade [5.30 %] (5 min)Hops3.0 IBU
1.00 lbHoney (Boil 45.0 min)Misc
1.00 tspIrish Moss (Boil 15.0 min)Misc
2 PkgsDry Ale Yeast (Nottingham)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.053 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.061 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.015 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 4.95 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 6.39 %
Bitterness: 65.0 IBUCalories: 272 cal/pint
Est Color: 12.3 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: NoneTotal Grain Weight: 10.00 lb
Sparge Water: -Grain Temperature: -
Sparge Temperature: -TunTemperature: -
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: -

Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

Mash Notes: -

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 2.4
Pressure/Weight: 3.8 ozCarbonation Used: 3/4 cup
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


Made with water from the "Blue Wagon Farm" in Buxton, Maine (Madge's folk's place).

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