Ballast Point Homework Series #1 Hoppy Red Ale

an All Grain, American IPA by Fender No Reviews

Fermentables Efficiency: 56.0 % Batch size: 11.0 gal

Fermentable Amount Use PPG Color
Briess 2-Row Brewers Malt
28.0 lb 73 % Mash 37 1  °L
Briess Munich Malt 10L
3.5 lb 9 % Mash 35 10  °L
Briess Caramel Munich 60L
2.25 lb 5 % Mash 34 60  °L
Briess Caramel Vienne 20L
2.25 lb 5 % Mash 35 20  °L
Briess Caramel Malt 80L
2.0 lb 5 % Mash 33 80  °L
Briess Blackprinz® Malt
0.2 lb 0 % Mash 0 500  °L

Hops Boil time: 60 min

Hop Amount Time Use Form AA
Columbus (US) 2.4   oz 60  min Boil Pellet 16.0%
Centennial (US) 3.5   oz 0  min Boil Pellet 12.5%
Centennial (US) 12.0   oz 6  days Dry Hop Pellet 12.5%


Name Lab/Product Average Attenuation
California Ale Yeast White Labs WLP001 76.5%

Mash steps

Step Heat Source Target Temp Time
Saccharification Rest Direct Heat 149.0 °F 20 min
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7 days
6 days
10 days
Grain to Glass
23 days


Recipe states 70 IBUs, so we'll need ~17 IBUs from the flameout addition. Probably a 15 - 20 minute hopstand/whirlpool.

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