Batch #006 - Crisp Rye Ale - Austin Homebrew

Recipe: Crisp Rye Ale (Austin Home Brew)
Style: 14B-India Pale Ale(IPA)-American IPA

Recipe Overview
Wort Volume Before Boil: 4.00 US gals
Wort Volume After Boil: 3.00 US gals
Volume Transferred: 3.00 US gals
Water Added: 2.25 US gals
Volume At Pitching: 5.25 US gals
Final Batch Volume: 5.00 US gals
Expected Pre-Boil Gravity: 1.025 SG
Expected OG: 1.062 SG
Expected FG: 1.017 SG
Expected ABV: 6.1 %
Expected ABW: 4.8 %
Expected IBU (using Tinseth): 26.4
Expected Color: 5.1 SRM
Apparent Attenuation: 72.5 %
Mash Efficiency: 75.0 %
Boil Duration: 60.0 mins
Fermentation Temperature: 64 degF

German Rye Malt 2.00 lb (21.1 %) In Mash/Steeped
US 2-Row Malt 1.00 lb (10.5 %) In Mash/Steeped
German Munich Malt 0.50 lb (5.3 %) In Mash/Steeped
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 6.00 lb (63.2 %) Start Of Boil

US Mount Hood (5.2 % alpha) 2.00 oz Bagged Pellet Hops used 60 Min From End
German Hallertauer Hersbrucker (1.5 % alpha) 1.00 oz Bagged Pellet Hops used 5 Min From End
UK Golding (5.0 % alpha) 1.75 oz Bagged Pellet Hops used Dry-Hopped
German Perle (8.2 % alpha) 0.50 oz Bagged Pellet Hops used Dry-Hopped
US Ahtanum (5.5 % alpha) 0.50 oz Bagged Pellet Hops used Dry-Hopped

Other Ingredients
Irish Moss 0.05 oz used In Mash

Yeast: White Labs WLP008-East Coast Ale

Mash Schedule
Mash Type: Extract with Steeped Grains
Schedule Name: No Chosen Schedule

This is the Crisp Rye Ale kit from Austin Homebrew except I dry hopped it. The beer was really bitter during racking to the secondary and it made me nervous. I figured throwing in some hops for aroma would balance it out. It came out tasting amazing.

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