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Stone Brewing Ruination IPA (PARTIAL MASH) Partial
ABV6.10 %
BJCP Style
07. India Pale Ale, India Pale Ale
This is an imperial-style IPA: 7.7% alcohol, TONS of hops at every stage, yet a surprisingly nimble and complex beer. Not one of those IPAs which depends solely on the hop punch to overwhelm your tastebuds (and cover up the fact that there's not much else going on with the rest of the beer's taste).
Submitted by LarsOlsson on 10-Jun-2007

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes Huge, hoppy aroma and strong complex hop bitterness (clocks in at over 100 IBUs!). Subtle fruit-malt sweetness, though, underneath. A winner!
Boil Volume 3.00 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast White Labs WLP001 California Ale Yeast OR Wyeast 1056 American Ale Yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation Plastic, 7-9 days
Secondary Fermentation Glass, 7 days
Other Fermentation
Procedure NOTE: THIS BEER CAN BE DONE AS AN ALL-GRAIN RECIPE AS WELL. RETURN TO THE RECIPES SECTION FOR ALL-GRAIN OPTION (listed separately). Steep the 2 crushed grains in 3 gallons of water at 149? for 30 minutes. Remove grains from wort, add Magnum hops, malt syrup, and bring to a boil. Add Irish moss or Whirlfloc tablet and boil for 60 minutes. Add the first addition of Centennial hops at the end of the boil, and let steep for 5 minutes. Now add wort to 2 gallons cool water in a sanitary fermenter, and top off with cool water to 5.5 gallons. Cool the wort to 75?. IG at this time should be 1.075. Aerate the beer and pitch your yeast. Allow the beer to cool over the next few hours to 68-70?, and hold at this temperature until the yeast has finished primary fermentation. BE CAREFUL - this one can overpower a simple fermentation lock. Check often during fermentation to avoid spillage/contamination. Rack to secondary fermenter (carboy), let sit for 2-3 days, then add last addition of Centennial hops (plugs) for dry hopping. Dry hop for 3 to 5 days, then add 3/4 cup corn sugar for carbonation (if bottling), bottle your beer, and enjoy!
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.050 1.057 1.075
FG 1.012 1.010 1.016
IBU 40 90 60+
SRM 8 8 14
ABV 5 6.10 7.8
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
62.3 % 6.60 Light Malt Extract Syrup 33.7 2.0
18.9 % 2.00 Light Dry Malt Extract 13.5 2.0
9.4 % 1.00 Crystal 20L 4.7 20.0
9.4 % 1.00 American Two-row Pale 5.6 1.8
  10.60     57.4  
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
39.1 % 2.25 Magnum Total AAU should be 36, if you can't find 16% Magnum, make up the difference Pellet 16.0 36.0 FWH 0.018 64.7
26.1 % 1.50 Centennial Total AAU should be 15.7ish, if you can't find 10.5% Centennial, make up the difference Whole/Plug 10.5 15.8 FWH 0.016 25.7
34.8 % 2.00 Centennial Total AAU should be 21, if you can't find 10.5% Centennial, make up the difference Whole/Plug 10.5 21.0 DH 0.000 0.0
  5.75               90.0
Miscellaneous Ingredients
Weight/Units Name Notes
1 Whirlfloc Tablet for clarity