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Old 03-27-2011, 01:20 AM   #11
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interesting. I've never done a beer with just FWH or a comparison, but its always seemed like it added a little something when I've done them. This was the first I've heard that C-hops didn't work well with it though. If it has something to do with the oxygenated fraction of hop oils, then I guess it does kinda make sense that English ones would work better

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Old 03-27-2011, 01:29 AM   #12
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Whatever it is...the compound is supposed to convert and stabilize around and below 180 F.

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Old 03-27-2011, 02:35 AM   #13
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If you're looking for a deeper color consider an 80/20 split with 2-row and munich. The chocolate malt for color is fine if you'd prefer that...

do you know your water profile? I only ask because I just noticed the addition of gypsum
I have very soft water .... It's not far from RO water. The gypsum is there for the hops .... Not for mash ph .... Which is why I add it to the boil. The beers I made in the beginning before I would adjust my water didn't seem hoppy enough or maybe missing some sharpness from the hops.... So I started adjusting water.my last ipa attempt had 9 oz of hops with very little 60 minute but a lot of late additions and 4 oz of dry hopping for 7 days and it was way to bitter and I like hoppy beers.....it was all simcoe and cascade .... This time I scaled the hops back a little and am using mostly low aa hops ..... I don't want to have to choke this batch down.
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Old 03-27-2011, 02:42 AM   #14
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did you add gypsum in that last IPA? Use that stuff sparingly

I simply use spring water since my tap water tastes like cr@p and the hops have always shined through

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Old 03-27-2011, 02:44 AM   #15
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[QUOTE=Dang;2775874]I'd say drop the c-60...its completely unnecessary in an IPA

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Why is that? Probably most IPA recipes have some crystal/caramel malts in them. If that is your preference that is fine, but to say that it is completely unnecessary is untrue.

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Old 03-27-2011, 03:02 AM   #16
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No nothing is untrue when it comes to what you want in a particular beer, but the sweetness of C-60 will hinder the hops.

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Old 03-27-2011, 03:39 AM   #17
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Anyway...that is your personal preferance, which is what my point was. If there is/was an overabundace of C60(or any other caramel/crystal) I would agree. But there are plenty of recipes out there with varying Lavibonds of caramel/crystal malts. None are 'wrong'. It comes down to what you are going for in terms of flavour/colour/etc.........

I used the word 'untrue' because you made it sound like there is no way that C60 could work in an IPA. It can.

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Old 03-27-2011, 04:11 AM   #18
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did you add gypsum in that last IPA? Use that stuff sparingly

I simply use spring water since my tap water tastes like cr@p and the hops have always shined through
Yep , I put 4-5 grams in the last one.... I thought 4 to 5 grams was pretty sparingly .... Do you think I should go with less?
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4-5 grams should be fine.

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Old 03-27-2011, 01:30 PM   #20
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hence why I said...

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Those are just my personal preferences, but take what you want of it.
here try this out if you're starting to get involved with water profiles.

http://nomograph.babbrewers.com/
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