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Old 02-05-2013, 06:45 PM   #11
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Yes, and that's way too much crystal for my taste in an AIPA. There is one AIPA that I like that has nearly that much crystal- Surly Furious but it's overhopped so that it's not cloying or caramelly sweet.
True. The high bitterness of Surly Furious and GF WCIPA are combating the higher dose of cara- malts.

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If I use crystal at all in an IPA, I tend to keep it at a total of 5% or less. Some of my favorite IPAs have no crystal malt at all.
I agree, personally. I guess if you're going to use more of them, then bitter more as well.
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