Wild/Sour/Brett Citra Gone Wild - AG

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  1. hoptualBrew

    hoptualBrew Initiate (0) May 29, 2011 Florida

    Citra Gone Wild

    Style:
    Brett Pale Ale
    Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
    Original Gravity: 1.039
    Final Gravity: 1.003
    ABV: 4.72%
    SRM: 5.2
    IBU: 40
    Brewhouse Efficiency: 75%

    Grain Bill:
    3.0 lb (35.71 %) Belgian Pilsen
    2.0 lb (23.81 %) Pale Wheat Malt
    2.0 lb (23.81 %) Belgian Munich
    0.4 lb (4.76 %) Acidulated Malt
    0.5 lb (5.95 %) Flaked Wheat
    0.5 lb (5.95 %) Honey Malt

    Hop Bill:
    Hopshot @ 60 mins for 40 IBU
    2.0 oz Citra (pellet) @ dry hop for 5 days in primary after FG reached
    2.0 oz Citra (leaf) @ dry hop for 6 days in keg at serving temp before pulled

    Yeast: Brettanomyces Trois - WLP644, 1750 ml starter

    Water: RO water with salt additions to "House" profile

    Process:
    1.25 qt/lb
    Mash temp 150 F for 60 min
    Mash pH to 5.2
    Sparge continuous - pH 5.8, 160 F
    75 min boil

    Ferment 14 days @ 70 F, cold condition 4 days at 30 F

    Tasting Notes: Boom! Citra shines with some interesting esters and some sweet cracker like malt backbone, balanced bitterness. Refreshing, low alcohol, hoppy session beer.
     
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