Heavy Seas Loose Cannon IPA Clone

May 5, 2012 – Happy National Homebrewing Day!

Original Gravity to IBU

Original Recipe from http://brewershub.com/recipes/loose-cannon-clone, special thanks to nuttzman

Ingredients:

  • 12 lbs 2-Row Pale Malt
  • 1 lbs Munich Malt
  • 1 lbs CaraMunich Malt
  • 8 ozs Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt
  • 0.75 ounce Centennial Hops
  • 0.75 ounce Palisade Hop
  • 0.5 ounce Warrior Hops
  • 1.75 ounce Simcoe Hops
  • 1 tablet Whirlfloc Tablet
  • 2 packet White Labs California Ale (001)

Instructions:

Mash for 90 minutes at 153 °F:

  • 8 ozs Dextrin (Cara-Pils) Malt
  • 12 lbs 2-Row Pale Malt
  • 1 lbs CaraMunich Malt
  • 1 lbs Munich Malt

Boil Schedule:

  • 0.5 ounce Warrior Hop pellets at 60 minutes
  • 1 ounce Simcoe Hop pellets at 15 minutes
  • 1 tablet Whirlfloc Tablet at 15 minutes
  • 0.75 ounce Palisade Hop pellets at 0 minutes
  • 0.75 ounce Centennial Hop pellets at 0 minutes

Yeast:  2 packet White Labs California Ale (001)

Fermentation: 0.75 ounce Simcoe Hop pellets at 14 days

Dead Guy Ale

Deep honey in color, Hearty malt aroma, bold hop flavor. ABV of 6.3% The Clone Kit produces a drink that is virtually indistinguishable in color, flavor, and hop profile from the original.  It’s a beautiful copper beer with a rich malty backbone and firm hop bitterness built in the style of the strong bock beers of Germany.

OG: 1.063 FG: 1.016 IBU’s: 40
3 lbs Briess CBW Brewers Gold Dry Malt Extract
1 lb Brewers Crystals – 56% Maltose Corn Sugar
1 lb Munich Malt
.5 lb Crystal Malt 40L
1 oz Rogue Farms Independent Hops (Bittering)
.5 oz Czech Saaz Pellet Hops (Flavor)
.5 oz Czech Saaz Pellet Hops (Aroma)
Yeast: Recommended Wyeast Rogue Pacman

Steep grains at 160 degrees for 10 minutes (this seemed really short so we steeped for 30)
Stir in 1 lb DME, boil 15 minutes
Add Bittering Hops, boil 45 minutes
Stir in remaining 2 lbs DME and Brewers Crystal (sugar), add Flavoring Hops, boil 15 minutes
Take off heat, add Aroma Hops, let sit 10 minutes
80 degrees and then add yeast

Ferment 10-20 days, rack – Produced Jan 2012 – Entirely consumed by Mar 1