Pliny the Toddler

ABV: 4.70%

IBU: 56

SRM: 3.7

OG: 1.048

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The following beer recipe is featured in the November/December 2011 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Access this issue along with the archives with Zymurgy Online!

Editor's note: This is not a clone recipe of Pliny the Elder. The commercial beer was simply the inspiration in making a deliciously hoppy session IPA that can be brewed in a short amount of time. Cheers!

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 hoppy deliciousness. Recipe taken from Drew Beechum's article "Express Brewing: From Grain to Glass in 6 Days" the November/December 2011 Zymurgy magazine.

View the Homebrew Recipes archive for past recipes posted to HomebrewersAssociation.org, as well as the Homebrewopedia for a wide selection of recipes, including past National Homebrew Competition winners.

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The following beer recipe is featured in the November/December 2011 issue of Zymurgy magazine. Access this issue along with the archives with Zymurgy Online!

Editor's note: This is not a clone recipe of Pliny the Elder. The commercial beer was simply the inspiration in making a deliciously hoppy session IPA that can be brewed in a short amount of time. Cheers!

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 hoppy deliciousness. Recipe taken from Drew Beechum's article "Express Brewing: From Grain to Glass in 6 Days" the November/December 2011 Zymurgy magazine.

View the Homebrew Recipes archive for past recipes posted to HomebrewersAssociation.org, as well as the Homebrewopedia for a wide selection of recipes, including past National Homebrew Competition winners.

Ingredients:

  • 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 hops, 15.5% a.a. (60 mins)
  • 0.75 oz Columbus hops, 11.4% a.a. (10 mins)
  • 0.75 oz Centennial, 8.5% a.a. (10 mins)
  • 0.75 oz Cascade hops, 8.5% a.a. (0 min)
  • 5 g Gypsum
  • White Labs WLP 001 California Ale Yeast

Specifications:

Yield: 5.5 gallons (21 L)

Original Gravity: 1.048

ABV: 4.70%

IBU: 56

SRM: 3.7

Boil Time: 90 minutes

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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