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Old 01-13-2013, 10:51 PM   #11
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I tend to put a min of 2 oz in any imperial ipa i make, otherwise it seems more like a scotish ale. But this has such a heavy bitter you got to make sure its bitter!

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Old 01-13-2013, 10:52 PM   #12
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Ok, I will up the warrior and adjust IBU's based off of that.

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Old 01-13-2013, 10:52 PM   #13
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Maybe do at boil with 50% of your hops, about 40% near end of boil and dry hop with 10%

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Old 01-14-2013, 03:50 AM   #14
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I am going to play with it a bit in Beer Tools and see what I come up with.

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Old 01-15-2013, 10:11 PM   #15
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Has anyone brewed this recipe yet? How did it turn out?

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Old 01-16-2013, 12:27 PM   #16
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I haven't. I am going to try to get it done in the next month if I can fit it into my schedule. I will post results and the final recipe once I do.

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Old 03-15-2013, 04:55 PM   #17
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hey formula2fast .... did you ever get around to this? i am curious about this too. i cannot find it in the local stores anymore, so really would like to find a recipe that works (or is close enough to tweak). thanks.

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Old 03-15-2013, 05:00 PM   #18
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It reminds me of Dogfish Head Burton Baton. Both are oak-aged, similar ABV and IBU, and close in aroma and taste. If you can't find more info on Big Hoppy Monster, try searching for a clone of Burton Baton.

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/10099/18862
http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/2372/45779

The unoaked version of BHM was retired a few years ago.

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/2372/20232

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Old 03-15-2013, 05:53 PM   #19
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I have not brewed it yet. I have not brewed much of anything lately, although this one is on my "gotta brew soon" list. As soon as I do, I will post results. According to Terrapin, they are discontinuing this beer. If that is true, it makes me sad as this is a fantastic brew.

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Old 01-26-2014, 07:00 PM   #20
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So I am finally going to make this happen on Feb. 8th. After much consideration, I am going to try to hit Terrapin's numbers, see how it comes out, and then adjust from there. They claim 1.093 OG and 73IBU's. Here is my final recipe:

9.5 lbs pale malt
2 lbs Munich
2 lbs Cyrstal 20
2 lbs Crystal 20
2 lbs Cyrstal 45
2 lbs Crystal 77
.8oz Warrior 60 min
.9oz Centennial 45 min
.5oz Cascade 30 min
.5oz Ahtanum 15 min
1.2oz Simcoe dry hop.

OG-1.093
FG- 1.023
ABV- 9.28%
IBU's- 74.8
SRM- 23
85% efficiency
75% attenuation
6 gallon batch (post boil)

Results to follow! If anyone has any more Big Hoppy Monster they want to send to me for comparative purposes, I would be willing to accept it in the name of science

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