Originally Posted by -Dan-
I am trying to come up with a nice copper-ish ale for this spring/summer. I looked Redhook's Copperale and Boulder Beer's Singletrack for some ideas.
Here is what I came up with:
I have not really decided on mash schedule and yeast yet, but I thought about Wyeast American Ale II, Wyeast Northwest Ale (#1332) or maybe even Wyeast Cali Lager. Mash will most likely be at 152 for 60min w/ single infusion.
Let me know what you think.
I have never had the Boulder Beer's Singletrack but I am planning on brewing a copperhook clone soon and feel like I got a good shot at cloning it. Between their website and emailing them I came up with the following and seen in this thread http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f12/no-love-copper-ales-19930/index3.html
Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.12 gal
Estimated OG: 1.054 SG
Estimated Color: 11.5 SRM
Estimated IBU: 20.3 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 85.00 %
Boil Time: 75 Minutes
Amount Item Type % or IBU
8.50 lb Great Western American Pale (3.0 SRM) Grain 88.82 %
0.68 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt -120L (120.0 SRM) Grain 7.11 %
0.39 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 4.08 %
1.00 oz Williamette [5.50 %] (60 min) Hops 17.9 IBU
0.50 oz Saaz [4.00 %] (10 min) Hops 2.4 IBU
1 Pkgs Northwest Ale (White Labs #WLP041) [StartYeast-Ale
Mash Schedule: My Mash
Total Grain Weight: 9.57 lb