Gluten-Free Brewing Recipes: Hop Blocked Cascadian Dark Ale

by | Jan 30, 2014 | Gluten-Free Beer, Millet, Recipes | 0 comments

Hop Blocked Cascadian Dark Ale

Imperial IPA

For all you brewers out there, here is a fantastic recipe! This Dark Ale exudes a pleasant piney smell with notes of spice. It is backed by tropical and dark stone fruit with a slight hint of roast and alcohol followed by smooth delicious bitterness. This beer goes down deceptively smooth for 8% ABV. This malt base would also make for an amazing stout, just drop the hops. Thank you to the?creator of this recipe, Ereno Lewis. Happy Brewing!

Type: All Grain
Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 7.00 gal
Boil Time: 90 min
End of Boil Vol: 5.50 gal
Final Bottling Vol: 4.75 gal
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage
Efficiency: 60.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 67.9 %

Ingredients

AmtNameType#%/IBU
18 lbsWhite Millet (2.0 SRM)Grain182.8 %
1 lbsLight Roasted White Millet (20.0 SRM)Grain24.6 %
12.0 ozDark Roasted White Millet (250.0 SRM)Grain33.4 %
1.00 ozColumbus (Tomahawk) [16.30 %] – First Wort 90.0 minHop476.2 IBUs
2 lbsHomemade Candi Syrup (Dark) (180.0 SRM)Sugar59.2 %
0.50 ozChinook [12.10 %] – Boil 20.0 minHop68.7 IBUs
1.00 ItemsWhirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins)Fining7
0.50 ozGalaxy [15.00 %] – Boil 15.0 minHop88.5 IBUs
0.50 ozMosaic [12.70 %] – Boil 10.0 minHop95.4 IBUs
0.50 ozSimcoe [12.70 %] – Boil 10.0 minHop105.4 IBUs
0.50 ozChinook [12.10 %] – Boil 5.0 minHop114.3 IBUs
0.50 ozGalaxy [15.00 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 0.0 minHop120.0 IBUs
0.50 ozMosaic [12.70 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 0.0 minHop130.0 IBUs
0.50 ozSimcoe [12.70 %] – Steep/Whirlpool 0.0 minHop140.0 IBUs
1.0 pkgSafAle English Ale (DCL/Fermentis #S-04) [23.66 ml]Yeast15
1.00 tspYeast Nutrient (Primary 3.0 days)Other16
1.00 ozCitra [12.50 %] – Dry Hop 7.0 DaysHop170.0 IBUs
1.00 ozColumbus (Tomahawk) [16.30 %] – Dry Hop 7.0 DaysHop180.0 IBUs
1.00 ozSimcoe [12.70 %] – Dry Hop 7.0 DaysHop190.0 IBUs

 

hop-blocked-cascadian-dark-ale-picGravity, Alcohol Content and Color

Est Original Gravity: 1.077 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.012 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 8.6 %
Bitterness: 108.4 IBUs
Est Color: 37.4 SRM

Measured Original Gravity: 1.080 SG
Measured Final Gravity: 1.020 SG
Actual Alcohol by Vol: 7.9 %
Calories: 275.9 kcal/12oz

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge
Sparge Water: 4.06 gal
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE

Total Grain Weight: 21 lbs 12.0 oz
Grain Temperature: 55.0 F
Tun Temperature: 55.0 F
Mash PH: 5.50

Mash Steps

NameDescriptionStep TemperatureStep Time
Mash InAdd 6.92 gal of water at 172.0 F154.0 F90 min

Sparge: Batch sparge with 2 steps (0.19gal, 3.87gal) of 168.0 F water

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Bottle
Pressure/Weight: 3.73 oz
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 F
Fermentation: Ale, Two Stage

Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Carbonation Used: Bottle with 3.73 oz Corn Sugar
Age for: 30.00 days
Storage Temperature: 65.0 F

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