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Old 02-22-2013, 12:26 PM   #1
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Default Merdian/citra hopped IPA recipy critique

I have some meridian hops that i have been itching to use in a wheat based IPA. I thought i would pair them up with some citra and hop burst em. I was wondering if my grain bill needs some tweaking. Do you think it need some crystal or something along thou's line to darken/fortify. Is it to much wheat

Naughty Kitty Citridian Wheat
American IPA
Type: All Grain Date: 3/22/2013
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.00 gal Brewer: Glynn Brown
Boil Size: 7.75 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Pot and Cooler (10 gal/12 gal) All Grain
End of Boil Volume 6.75 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 66.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 5.75 gal Est Mash Efficiency 74.2 %
Fermentation: winter profile Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0
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Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
8.0 oz Rice Hulls (Briess) (0.0 SRM) Adjunct 1 3.2 %
10 lbs Pale Malt (2-Row) Canadian Malting Co (2.0 SRM) Grain 2 64.5 %
4 lbs Wheat malt - (Briess) (2.3 SRM) Grain 3 25.8 %
1 lbs Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 4 6.5 %
0.25 oz Simcoe pellet 2 [12.90 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 5 6.7 IBUs
1.10 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 6 -
1.50 oz Citra pellet 3 [14.10 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 7 20.9 IBUs
1.50 oz Meridian [6.70 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 8 9.9 IBUs
1.50 oz Citra pellet 3 [14.10 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 9 11.5 IBUs
1.50 oz Meridian [6.70 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 10 5.4 IBUs
1.0 pkg American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [124.21 ml] Yeast 11 -
1.00 oz Citra pellet 3 [14.10 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 12 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Meridian [6.70 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.061 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.051 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.014 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 6.3 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.2 %
Bitterness: 54.4 IBUs Calories: 169.1 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 6.2 SRM
Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 15 lbs 8.0 oz
Sparge Water: 4.88 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 170.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 5.81 gal of water at 165.2 F 152.0 F 60 min

Sparge Step: Batch sparge with 2 steps (Drain mash tun, , 4.88gal) of 170.0 F water
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

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Old 02-22-2013, 12:34 PM   #2
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What is the intention of the flaked and torrified wheat?

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Old 02-22-2013, 12:42 PM   #3
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What is the intention of the flaked and torrified wheat?
Flavor? The grain bill is loosely based off of sumpin wild which use torrified wheat. Figured flaked couldn't hurt
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Flavor? The grain bill is loosely based off of sumpin wild which use torrified wheat. Figured flaked couldn't hurt
I would think it would also provide body and head retention. I'm interested in using wheat in my next IPA for body without sweetness like Crystal Malt. I always use 8oz of C-80 in my IPA's for color and body with 2-row as the base grain.
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I would think it would also provide body and head retention.
That is correct. I'm thinking a small amount of dark wheat to give it some color
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That is correct. I'm thinking a small amount of dark wheat to give it some color
what if you roasted some of the wheat at 350 for about 15 minutes on a cookie tray? I have heard you can make Victory Malt by doing that with 2-row. It takes the color from 2 SRM to 25 SRM.
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I do have some victory and munich 10

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Naughty Kitty Citridian Wheat
American IPA
Type: All Grain Date: 3/22/2013
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal Brewer: Glynn Brown
Boil Size: 7.73 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Pot and Cooler (10 gal/12 gal) All Grain
End of Boil Volume 6.48 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 66.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 5.25 gal Est Mash Efficiency 75.0 %
Fermentation: winter profile Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0
Taste Notes:
Ingredients


Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
8.0 oz Rice Hulls (Briess) (0.0 SRM) Adjunct 1 3.7 %
8 lbs Pale Malt (2-Row) Canadian Malting Co (2.0 SRM) Grain 2 59.3 %
4 lbs Wheat malt - (Briess) (2.3 SRM) Grain 3 29.6 %
1 lbs Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 4 7.4 %
0.25 oz Simcoe pellet 2 [13.50 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 5 8.1 IBUs
1.10 Items Whirlfloc Tablet (Boil 15.0 mins) Fining 6 -
1.50 oz Citra pellet 3 [14.10 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 7 23.9 IBUs
1.50 oz Meridian [6.70 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 8 11.3 IBUs
1.50 oz Citra pellet 3 [14.10 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 9 13.1 IBUs
1.50 oz Meridian [6.70 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 10 6.2 IBUs
1.0 pkg American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [124.21 ml] Yeast 11 -
1.00 oz Citra pellet 3 [14.10 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 12 0.0 IBUs
1.00 oz Meridian [6.70 %] - Dry Hop 5.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs

Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.058 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.051 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.013 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.011 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 5.9 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 5.2 %
Bitterness: 62.6 IBUs Calories: 169.1 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 6.2 SRM
Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Medium Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 13 lbs 8.0 oz
Sparge Water: 4.90 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 170.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: TRUE Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 5.56 gal of water at 164.2 F 152.0 F 60 min

Sparge Step: Batch sparge with 2 steps (Drain mash tun, , 4.90gal) of 170.0 F water
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).
Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Bottle Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Pressure/Weight: 4.12 oz Carbonation Used: Bottle with 4.12 oz Corn Sugar
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 70.0 F Age for: 30.00 days
Fermentation: winter profile Storage Temperature: 62.0 F

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