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Old 02-17-2012, 01:05 PM   #1
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Default Wedding Beer Recipe Critique (Oaked Bourbon Stout and Honey Wheat)

Hey everyone, one of my friends is getting married in June and asked if I could make a couple beers for his wedding. He wanted an Oaked Bourbon Stout and an Orange Honey Wheat.

So far here are the recipes that I have come up with. Any critiques/advice would be appreciated

Oaked Bourbon Stout:

5 Gal, 64% efficiency

Grains:
14lbs Pale Ale Malt (68.4%)
2lbs Munich II (9.8%)
1lb Caramel 120 (4.9%)
1lb Caramel 40 (4.9%)
10oz Brown Malt (3%)
10oz Cafara Special III (3%)
10oz Chocolate Malt (3%)
10oz Roasted Barley (3%)

Hops
2oz Super Galena @ 60 (77IBUs)
1.6 oz Centennial @ 2 (3.6 IBUs)

Yeast
US-05

Adjuncts

2oz White Oak Cubes soaked in Bourbon until desired level of oak
Bourbon to taste at bottling

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Old 02-17-2012, 01:13 PM   #2
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Orange Honey Wheat

5 Gal 64% Efficiency OG: 1.056 (with honey included) FG: 1.010 IBU's: 26.7

Grains
4lbs Vienna Malt (36%)
3lbs 8oz White Wheat Malt (31.5%)
1lb 2oz Flaked Barley (10.1%)
8oz Honey Malt (4.5%)
8oz Caramel 10 (4.5%)
24 oz Ambrosia Raw Honey (13.5%) (added to secondary after pasteurizing by bringing to 170 for 5 min)

Hops

.5 oz Calypso @ 20 min (15.8 IBUs)
.5 oz Citra @ 10 min (8.1 IBUs)
.5 oz Cascade @ 5 min (2.8 IBUs)

Yeast
S-04

Adjuncts

2 oz Orange Zest @ 10 min
.7 oz Coriander Seed (crushed) @ 10 min
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Oh, for the Stout the OG: 1.092 FG: 1.019 IBU's: 80.6

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