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I have a local homebrew competition coming up in June and was thinking about trying a CDA/Black IPA for it. I most curious to know if my hop selection will pan out well together, but open to advice anywhere within. Thanks

Title: Dark Skies CDA
Author: Jeff Nelson

Brew Method: All Grain
Style Name: Specialty Beer
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.5 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 7.5 gallons
Efficiency: 75% (brew house)

STATS:
Original Gravity: 1.062
Final Gravity: 1.017
ABV (standard): 5.86%
IBU (tinseth): 73.52
SRM (morey): 35.06

FERMENTABLES:
11 lb - American - Pale 2-Row (88%)
0.75 lb - German - Carafa III (6%)
0.5 lb - American - Caramel / Crystal 80L (4%)
0.25 lb - American - Chocolate (2%)

HOPS:
0.75 oz - Summit for 60 min, Type: Pellet, Use: Boil (AA 18.5, IBU: 49.93)
1 oz - Citra for 15 min, Type: Pellet, Use: Boil (AA 11, IBU: 19.64)
0.5 oz - Citra for 5 min, Type: Pellet, Use: Aroma (AA 11, IBU: 3.95)
1 oz - Citra for 7 days, Type: Leaf/Whole, Use: Dry Hop (AA 11)
1 oz - Cascade for 7 days, Type: Leaf/Whole, Use: Dry Hop (AA 7)

YEAST:
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Starter: No
Form: Dry
Attenuation (avg): 72%
Flocculation: Medium
Optimum Temp: 59 - 75 F
Fermentation Temp: 75 F
Pitch Rate: 0.5 (M cells / ml / deg P)

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2013 Previous: Sunrise Honey Rye Pale Ale, Dark Skies Black IPA, Sunset Orange Kolsch, All Hallow's Eve Pumpkin Ale, Maple Vanilla Brown Ale, Raining Hops and Dogs IPA, Starry Night Vanilla Bourbon Porter

Awards/Recognition
Dark Skies Black IPA - 2nd Place at a local comp. Score of 39 from a BJCP judge

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Those interested I started this over in the Beginner's forum as well, so any recommendations can be added to that thread.

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Bottled: All Hallow's Eve Pumpkin Ale
Kegs: Sunset Orange Kolsch Redux
Future: Black IPA Redux, possibly others
2013 Previous: Sunrise Honey Rye Pale Ale, Dark Skies Black IPA, Sunset Orange Kolsch, All Hallow's Eve Pumpkin Ale, Maple Vanilla Brown Ale, Raining Hops and Dogs IPA, Starry Night Vanilla Bourbon Porter

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Dark Skies Black IPA - 2nd Place at a local comp. Score of 39 from a BJCP judge

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