89: Black Death (black IPA)

Inspired by the dire global circumstances of the age, as well as the generous and delicious-looking recipe shared by Kal from the Electric Brewery:


scaled roughly in half, and brewed in parallel by my friend and fellow cubscout leader, Kurt Nachtman, we bring you: the Black Death

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: S-05
Yeast Starter: yeast cake from Batch 88
Batch Size (Gallons): 6.5
Original Gravity: 1.062(me), 1.060(KN)
Final Gravity: 1.?
IBU: 60?
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 35?
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp):

12# 2-row
1.5# rye
0.5# cararye
0.5# carafa III
0.5# midnight wheat

0.5oz Northern Brewer – FWH
1oz Citra – 20min
1oz Amarillo – 20min
1 whirlfloc – 15min

2oz Citra – flameout
2oz Amarillo – flameout

1oz Citra – added near end of fermentation
1oz Amarillo – added near end of fermentation

1oz Citra – added to secondary? keg?
1oz Amarillo – added to secondary? keg?

tried for 148° mash, I think we both hit in the low 140s

First dry hop after krausen dropped, 6 days later on 5/19/20

Posted May 8, 2020 by fbarrett in Uncategorized