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The Del Monte Clam Hammer IPA

From the BrewBlog of Gigapants Brewing – Charlotte, NC USA
Printed May 18, 2021

Specifics
Style: American IPA
Brewer: Robert Adams
Brew Date: February 20, 2011
Yield: 6 gallons
Color (SRM/EBC): 7/13.8
Bitterness (Calc): 62.6 IBU
BU/GU: 0.99
Calories: 205 (12 ounces)
ABV: 7.1%
ABW: 5.5%
OG: 1.063
OG (Plato): 15.44° P
FG: 1.010
FG (Plato): 2.56° P
Real Extract: 4.89° P
App. Atten.: 83.4%
Real Atten.: 68.3%
BJCP Style Info: American IPA
O.G.: 1.056 - 1.075
F.G.: 1.010 - 1.018
ABV: 5.5 - 7.5%
Bitterness: 40 - 70 IBUs
Color: 6 - 15 SRM
Info: A decidedly hoppy and bitter, moderately strong American pale ale.

Commercial Examples: Bell’s Two-Hearted Ale, AleSmith IPA, Russian River Blind Pig IPA, Stone IPA, Three Floyds Alpha King, Great Divide Titan IPA, Bear Republic Racer 5 IPA, Victory Hop Devil, Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale, Anderson Valley Hop Ottin’, Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA, Founder’s Centennial IPA, Anchor Liberty Ale, Harpoon IPA, Avery IPA.

General Information
Method: All Grain
Comments
Going to oak age Added 1oz American oak chips, 1oz French oak med. toast cubes, 1 vanilla bean chopped, 1oz citra and 2 oz amarillo in hop bag in keg on 3/12/11.
Malts and Grains
13.00 pounds Pale Malt (2 Row) US 85.2% of grist
1.00 pounds Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L 6.6% of grist
1.00 pounds Munich Malt - 10L 6.6% of grist
0.25 pounds Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L 1.6% of grist
15.25 pounds Total Grain Weight 100% of grist
Hops
0.75 ounces Magnum 14.0000000% Pellet @ 60 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
10.5 AAUs
1.00 ounces Amarillo Gold 8.5000000% Pellet @ 30 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
8.5 AAUs
1.00 ounces Cascade 5.5000000% Pellet @ 15 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
5.5 AAUs
1.00 ounces Citra 13.0000000% Pellet @ 10 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
13 AAUs
1.00 ounces Amarillo Gold 8.5000000% Pellet @ 0 minutes
Type: Aroma
Use: Boil
8.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces Cascade 5.5000000% Pellet @ 0 minutes
Type: Bittering and Aroma
Use: Boil
8.5 AAUs
0.50 ounces Citra 13.0000000% Pellet @ 0 minutes
Type: Bittering
Use: Boil
6.5 AAUs
5.75 ounces Total Hop Weight 55.3 AAUs
Yeast
DCL Yeast Safale — Dry — 0
Mash
Mash Type: Infusion
Mash PH: 5.400
Efficiency: 70.0000000%
Grain Temp. 72° F
Tun Temp. 72° F
Sparge Amt. 4.8 gallons
Sparge Temp. 168° F
Equip. Adj.? FALSE
Step Description Temp. Time
Mash In Infusion 150° F 75.0000000 min.
Fermentation
Primary: 20 days @ 68° F
Secondary: 7 days @ 68° F
Tertiary: 0 days @ ° F
Age: 28 days @ 35° F
The Del Monte Clam Hammer IPA
Date Brewed:  
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Brew Day Data
  Target Actual
Strike Water Amount: 5.1  
Strike Water Temperature:    
Mash Temperature:    
Mash Time:    
Sparge Water Amount: 6.9  
Sparge Water Temperature:    
Pre-Boil Gravity:    
Pre-Boil Amount: 7.8  
Post-Boil Amount: 6  
Boil Time:  
Original Gravity: 1.0630000 / 15.4° P  
     
     
     
     
Brew Day Notes
 

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