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Old 03-13-2009, 03:59 AM   #1
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Default Help - Created this extract IPA recipe for friend's first brew:

Trying to make it easy for him to pick up the ingredients, and trying to keep the cost down.

I've never brewed a 100% original recipe before, so I'm looking for some validation.

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Batch Size: 5.00 gal
Boil Size: 4.08 gal
Estimated OG: 1.072 SG
Estimated Color: 11.6 SRM
Estimated IBU: 53.1 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: - %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
9.94 lb Pale Liquid Extract (8.0 SRM) Extract 90.86 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 9.14 %
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (Dry Hop 3 days) Hops -
2.00 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (60 min) Hops 46.7 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (15 min) Hops 6.4 IBU
1 Pkgs Nottingham Yeast (Lallemand #-) Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: None
Total Grain Weight: 12.39 lb
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Steep grains as desired (30-60 minutes)

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The SG is rather high (not a bad thing) and you will have a pretty malty, full bodied beer. A pound of Cry20L will definitely leave some sweetness in the beer. I would add some more hops if I were you to balance it out a bit - maybe 70 IBUs?

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Old 03-13-2009, 06:37 PM   #3
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thanks for the input. you think 1 pack of notty will do it? I've never used it for anything very high grav.

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