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Old 05-15-2009, 04:42 PM   #1
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Hey all,

I am new to posting here, but I have been a member for about 6-7 months now, mostly trolling.

Anyways, below is an Old Ale recipe that I would like to make. Please critique away, as I am new to this style and have only had a few samples.


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Recipe: Old Ale
Brewer: Shawn
Asst Brewer:
Style: Old Ale
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0)

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.78 gal
Estimated OG: 1.093 SG
Estimated Color: 18.1 SRM
Estimated IBU: 45.0 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 90 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
1.00 lb Treacle (100.0 SRM) Extract 5.56 %
14.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 77.78 %
1.00 lb Amber Malt (22.0 SRM) Grain 5.56 %
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 5.56 %
1.00 lb Honey Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 5.56 %
1.50 oz Target [8.00 %] (90 min) Hops 31.2 IBU
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (30 min) Hops 9.3 IBU
1.00 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (10 min) Hops 4.4 IBU
0.25 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
1.00 tbsp PH 5.2 Stabilizer (Mash 60.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs Dry English Ale (White Labs #WLP007) [StarYeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge
Total Grain Weight: 17.00 lb
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Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
60 min Mash In Add 16.32 qt of water at 178.9 F 158.0 F


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Please let me know what you all think.

Shawn

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Old 05-15-2009, 08:54 PM   #2
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That's a lot of treacle. I'd scale it back to 8 oz (half can) at the most .

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Old 05-15-2009, 09:04 PM   #3
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I used that much treacle in my Old Ale and love how it turned out. Also, LOL at

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