Sunday, August 11, 2019

Batch 228, Basil IPA

I finally got around to making Gordon's Basil IPA. It smelled good!

10 gallon batch

22 lb 2-row
2 lb biscuit malt
1 lb Special B

Mashed at 145F, adjusted pH to 5.22. Picked the basil fresh from the garden while the mash was happening.

1 oz Galena, FWH
2 3/8 oz Chinook, 60 min (the odd weight is that finished what I had on hand)
2 oz Cascade, 30 min
2 oz Cascade + 1 cup basil + 2 tsp Irish Moss15 min
1/2 cup basil, 8 min
2 oz Citra + 1 cup basil, 2 min

60 minute boil

1.5 qt Wyeast 1272, American Ale II

OG: 1.060, 1.058 actual
ABV: 6.1%
SRM: 8.4
FG 1.016
IBU: 81