As close to a flagship that Industrial Arts Brewing Co. gets, this American pale ale created by Jeff O’Neil is vibrant with Apollo, Simcoe, Cascade and Chinook hops. Folks wait in line for this at his brewery, and now you can make it at home.
Jeff O’Neil 8 months ago
Batch size: 5 gallons (19 liters)
Brewhouse efficiency: 72%
8 lb (3.6 kg) Weyermann Pilsner malt
.7 oz (20 g) Apollo [17% AA] bittering charge at 60 minutes
2.50 oz (70 g) Simcoe [13% AA] at whirlpool (30 minutes)
1.76 oz (49g) Chinook [13% AA] at knockout (via hopback)
1.07 oz (30 g) Cascade [5.5% AA] at knockout (via hopback)
1.33 oz (37 g) Simcoe [13% AA] at dry hop
Wyeast 1056 (American ale) Yeast
Mash at 150˚F for 60 minutes or until conversion is complete. Boil for 60 minutes. Add whirlpool hops after cooling 20 degrees following boil (to preserve aroma). Cool to 61˚F (16˚C) and pitch clean yeast. Allow fermentation to free rise to 66.2˚ (19˚C) for two days, then finish at 70˚ (21˚C). When fermentation reaches 1-2° Plato from final gravity (1.010–1.014), add the dry hop addition for two days before crashing and cold conditioning.
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