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Pliny the Toddler

Ever drink Pliny the Elder and wish you could have five more? Now you can, with this week's session IPA version: Pliny the Toddler. Session strength with all the deliciousness of its elder. Recipe taken from Zymurgy Magazine November/December 2011 Edition

Pliny the Toddler | India Pale Ale

Ingredients

  • For 5.5 gallons (21 L)
  • 3.5 lb. Maris Otter
    3.5 lb. Domestic 2-row
    1.0 lb. Cara-Pils Malt
    0.5 lb. Table Sugar
    0.75 oz. Warrior 15.5% a.a. (60 mins)
    0.75 oz. Columbus 11.4% a.a. (10 mins)
    0.75 oz. Centennial 8.5% a.a. (10 mins)
    0.75 oz. Cascade 8.5% a.a. (0 mins)
    5 g Gypsum for water profile adjustment

    Yeast

    1 starter/slurry White Labs WLP 001 California Ale Yeast

    Specifications

    • Original Gravity: 1.048
    • Final Gravity: n/a
    • ABV: 4.7%
    • IBU: 56
    • SRM: 37
    • Boil Time: 90 minutes
    • Efficiency: n/a
    • Pre-boil Volume: n/a
    • Pre-boil Gravity: n/a

    Directions

    Single Infusion Mash at 152°F (67°C) for 60 minutes. 90 minute boil. Ferment at 65°F.

    Extract Version:

    Substitute 5.6 lb (2.5 kg) pale liquid malt extract for first two grains. Steep the Carapils in 158°F (70°C) water for 30 minutes, strain, add malt extract and sugar, bring to a boil, and proceed with recipe as written.

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