Learning Series’ #10: Single Hop Citra American Pale Ale V2

The eleventh beer that I brewed.

With more knowledge, I decided to have a second try on making a Single Hop American Pale Ale.

On this beer, I used the hop bursting technique.

Learning Series' #10: Single Hop Citra American Pale Ale V2

General Data

  • Style: American Pale Ale (18 B)
  • Brewer: Maurício Gardini
  • Type: All Grain
  • Batch Size: 20 l

Dates

  • Brewing: 01/07/2017
  • Fermentation Start: 01/07/2017
  • Dry Hopping: 04/07/2017
  • Fermentation End: 08/07/2017
  • Maturation Start: 08/07/2017
  • Maturation End: 22/07/2017
  • Bottling: 22/07/2017

Recipe

Amount Ingredient Type Added At Additional Information
4.00 kg Weyermann Pale Malt Grain Mash Start  
0.25 kg Weyermann Cara-Pils/Dextrine Grain Mash Start  
0.25 kg Weyermann Carared Grain Mash Start  
0.25 kg Weyermann Pale Wheat Malt Grain Mash Start  
20.00 g Citra Hop Boil 15.0 minutes 13.60 % a.a
20.00 g Citra Hop Boil 10.0 minutes 13.60 % a.a
20.00 g Citra Hop Boil 5.0 minutes 13.60 % a.a
20.00 g Citra Hop Steep/Whirlpool 10.0 minutes 13.60 % a.a
20.00 g Citra Hop Steep/Whirlpool 5.0 minutes 13.60 % a.a
50.00 g Citra Hop Dry Hop - 3 days of Fermentation 13.60 % a.a
2.0 pkg Fermentis SafAle US-05 American Ale Yeast Day 0  

Statistics

  • Estim. O. G.: 1,052 SG
  • Meas. O. G.: 1,052 SG
  • Estim. F. G.: 1,010 SG
  • Meas. F. G.: 1,013 SG
  • Estim. A.B.V.: 5.5 %
  • Meas. A.B.V.: 5.1 %
  • Bitterness: 41.6 IBUs
  • Color: 11.2 EBC

Mash Steps

1. Saccharification: Add 15.39 l of water at 70.6 °C, aiming for a 65.5 °C step temperature, for 60 minutes

  1. Mash Step: Heat to 75.6 °C for 10 minutes
  2. Fly sparge: With 22.87 l water at 75.6 °C

Fermentation

  1. Step Temperature: 18 °C

Bottling

  • Volumes of CO2: 2.3
  • Carbonation Origin: Bottle with 117.64 g Corn Sugar

Notes

This beer was sent to the “3ª Copa CervaSerra de Cervejas” competition.