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Old 02-07-2009, 03:13 PM   #1
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Hope this isn't too hard to read, it's a copy from Beersmith. Does this look like it'd make a beer similar to Hop Devil? Malts look about right to me, but I'm not sure on the hops..

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Amount Item Type % or IBU
7.39 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 64.15 %
2.17 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 18.87 %
1.09 lb Pilsner (2 Row) Ger (2.0 SRM) Grain 9.43 %
0.87 lb Caramunich Malt (56.0 SRM) Grain 7.55 %
0.87 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (60 min) Hops 28.7 IBU
0.87 oz Tettnang [4.50 %] (30 min) Hops 9.9 IBU
0.22 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (30 min) Hops 3.0 IBU
0.22 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (30 min) Hops 5.5 IBU
0.22 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (30 min) Hops 3.0 IBU
0.22 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (15 min) Hops 3.6 IBU
1.30 oz Centennial [10.00 %] (0 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep) Hops -
1.30 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (0 min) (Aroma Hop-Steep) Hops -
0.87 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 10.0 min) Misc
0 Pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast-Ale

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Old 02-07-2009, 03:46 PM   #2
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It's been so long since I've had HopDevil. However, I think it'll turn out great. Make sure your IBU/SG ratio is good. With all of those hops I would think you'd want a beer with a little more malt character.

Try the website. Sometimes breweries give hints as to the hops that are used and maybe even a schedule. You can always email the master brewer.

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The grain bill looks good, I would switch the hop additions too..

2oz Centenial 60 min
1 oz cascade 15min
1 oz Tettnang 5min
2 oz Cascade flameout

But thats just me, Your way will work to.

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Old 02-07-2009, 06:33 PM   #4
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Thanks for the feedback. This is probably going to be my next brew; just ordered the hops today!

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with 0 packs of yeast, you're not gonna get the right flavor...

bookmarked, let me know how it comes out, I'll probably try it.

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Their website says German 2 row and American hops... not much more than that.

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Found this:
Beer Recipes: Victory Hop Devil

looks to be ~30% munich

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Finally got around to brewing this and kegged it tonight. Boy is it tasty!

I tried dry hopping a couple of ounces of leaf and pellet hops for 7 days. When I brew again, I would leave them a little longer to more hop aroma. I might also add a little more hops to the boil.

Final gravity ended up a 1.015, or about 6.5% ABV. It's pretty close to Hop Devil. Just need to carbonate it and compare

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BTW, I ended up using S-05 yeast

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Finally got some Hop Devil to do a comparison this weekend. This recipe is very similar, though less hoppy. Flavor, malt character are near spot on. Slightly more bittering hops and a touch more aroma and it'd be almost the same

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