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Old 06-16-2012, 08:36 PM   #1
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Please take a look at this all grain APA recipe and make any suggestions you think might help. I want this APA to be malty, but not so much as to take away from the bitterness, and I want that awesome citrus and grapefruit aroma. Any suggestions are welcome!


Batch Size (fermenter): 11.00 gal
Bottling Volume: 10.55 gal
Estimated OG: 1.056 SG
Estimated Color: 6.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 49.1 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 78.4 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

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20 lbs Pale Ale Malt 2-Row (Briess) (3.5 SRM)
1 lbs 2.4 oz Carapils (Briess) (1.5 SRM)
2.00 Whirfloc Tablets (Boil 10.0 mins)
1 lbs 5.3 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM)
1.25 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] - Boil 60.
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] - Boil 60.0 min
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] - Boil 30.0 min
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 20.0 min
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 10.0 min
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 5.0 min
1.00 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 5.0 min
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 0.0 min
2.0 pkg American Ale II (Wyeast Labs #1272)

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Old 06-16-2012, 11:28 PM   #2
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I like some Vienna in my Pale Ale's for a smooth mellow maltiness ... swap out 2# of your Pale Malt for Vienna ...

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Old 06-17-2012, 01:06 AM   #3
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I actually thought about doing that. I just don't want to add too much sweetness and take anything away from the bittering. I will consider it though.

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