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Enigma Ale - Black IPA

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Enigma Ale - Black IPA

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Beer Style: Specialty Beer (23A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Specialty Beer
Beer Color

Description:

What is the Enigma Ale? A pitch black beer with a great hop aroma and has a light drinkabilty. A mixture of a porter and an IPA, the Engima Ale has the light aroma of an IPA with the light herbal and citrus notes, but then as you drink, you find the chocolate, coffee and a bit of smokiness that reminds you of a good porter.

Ingredients:

  • 10 lbs - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 1 lbs - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 8.0 oz - Carafa III (525.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 4.0 oz - Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) (Grain)
  • 2.0 oz - Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.0%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Nugget [13.0%] - Boil 15 min (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.0%] - Boil 0 min (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Nugget [13.0%] - Boil 0 min (Hops)
  • 1 pkgs - American Ale II (Wyeast Labs #1272) (Yeast)
  • 1.0 oz - Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.0%] - Dry Hop 7 days (Hops)
  • 1.0 oz - Nugget [13.0%] - Dry Hop 7 days (Hops)

Additional Instructions

Boil: 60 Minutes

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.061 (14.8° P)
Final Gravity: 1.012 SG (3.2° P)
Alcohol by Vol: 6.3%
Color SRM: 29.6  Color Sample 
Bitterness IBU: 73.9
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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