Rocket Rye

So with friday off work it was time to get a brew on, been planning on brewing a IPA with Rye in for a while now mainly after tasting Sierra nevada’s – Ruthless Rye.

The malt bill was mainly pale malt with a 1kg of rye malt thrown in, wasn’t sure how much to use first time round and have heard things about stuck mashes when using to much rye, i’ll see how this comes out then modify next time round. Also chucked in 100g of Carapils as I had it left over and thought it wouldn’t hurt.

The brew all went to plan, had a taste of the first runnings and could pick up a slightly peppery taste which hopefully was the rye, also the smell of the first wort bravo hops was epic! Lost slightly more wort to the hops than I was hoping but hit my OG right on, all in all a good brew day.

Stats
Final Volume: 22 Litres
Original Gravity: 1.060
Final Gravity: 1.014
Alcohol Content: 6% ABV
Mash Efficiency: 70 %
Bitterness: 58 IBU
Colour: 16 EBC

Malts
5.000kg Pale Ale Malt
1kg Rye Malt
300g CaraGold
100g Carapils
30g Chocolate Malt

Hops
30g Bravo – FWH
10g of US Columbus (10 Min From End)
10g of NZ Cascade (10 Min From End)
10g of US Chinook (10 Min From End)
20g of US Columbus (flame out)
20g of NZ Cascade (flame out)
20g of US Chinook (flame out)
20g of US Columbus (dry hop)
20g of NZ Cascade (dry hop)
20g of US Chinook (dry hop)

Yeast
DCL US-04 SafAle

UPADATES
Brewed 23rd Nov
Bubbling away nicely at 18C 24th Nov
1 Dec, Dry hopped 15g citra, 15g chinook, 15g columbus, 15g cascade

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