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Old 09-07-2013, 11:05 PM   #191
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BIAB either in my keggle or 11 gallon bayou classic kettle depending on batch size. I mashed 16 pounds of grain in 6 gallons of water at 150 for 60 minutes temp didn't move move than decimal points during the hour. I prefer to rinse the grains for biab so I sparged with 2 gallons of 160-ish degree water. collected 6.5 gallons of wort which I boiled 60 minutes and ended up with 5.5 gallons in primary. I have two Thermoworks thermometers that I use to double check mash temp. That's probably too low of a temp to mash at in my system for this beer? Next time mash at 152-153 and up honey malt from .5 pounds to .75 pounds.
sounds like you are on the right track. I don't have a lot of experience with honey malt but everything I've experienced, read and heard points to not going beyond about 5% of the grist.
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Old 09-14-2013, 05:23 PM   #192
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Just finished bottling my White Rajah attempt and as expected it has more of an alcohol bite but the flavor and aroma are really nice and if I can hit the numbers closer to the recipe and mash at a higher temp this has real potential to be close to the original. I won't alter the recipe at all except the mash temp. I'll post again when it's carbonated.

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Old 10-04-2013, 06:04 PM   #193
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I'm very interested in your update as I am looking to clone this beer as well. This is definitely one of my favorites and would love a final recipe!

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Old 10-04-2013, 09:07 PM   #194
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I'm very interested in your update as I am looking to clone this beer as well. This is definitely one of my favorites and would love a final recipe!
Its carbonated now and while it is good it isnt White Rajah too high abv and hop flavor a bit to floral to be Rajah. The color is very close. I'm happy to drink it though as it's very tasty. I have tweaked the recipe I used a little to address the issues I have with it. If you would like i will post the recipe I brewed and the revised one that way I could get some thoughts from others. I want to make an ipa that is even close to White Rajah as it is the best beer I have ever had.
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Old 10-05-2013, 08:51 AM   #195
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I say definitely post the recipe

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Old 10-05-2013, 12:47 PM   #196
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i say definitely post the recipe
please please please
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Old 10-05-2013, 02:43 PM   #197
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White Rajah Clone #1
Method: BIAB Style: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 7.5 gallons Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Boil Gravity:1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Original Gravity:1.070 Final Gravity:1.020 ABV (standard):6.58%
IBU (tinseth):87.02SRM
(morey):5.79

Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
16 lb American - Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 91.4%
0.5 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 2.9%
0.5 lb Canadian - Honey Malt 37 25 2.9%
0.5 lb Flaked Barley 32 2.2 2.9%

Hops
Amount Variety Time AA IBU Type Use
0.5 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 22.56
0.75 oz Centennial Pellet 13 Boil 20 min 17.76
1 oz Citra Pellet 11 Boil 20 min 20.04
0.25 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Boil 20 min 6.83
0.5 oz Nelson Sauvin Pellet 12.5 Boil 20 min 11.39
0.25 oz Summit Pellet 18.5 Boil 20 min 8.43
0.75 oz Centennial Pellet 13 Boil 0 min
1 oz Citra Pellet 11 Boil 0 min
0.25 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Boil 0 min
0.5 oz Nelson Sauvin Pellet 12.5 Boil 0 min
0.25 oz Summit Pellet 18.5 Boil 0 min
0.75 oz Centennial Pellet 13 Dry Hop 7 days
1 oz Citra Pellet 11 Dry Hop 7 days
1 oz Nelson Sauvin Pellet 12.5 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Dry Hop 7 days
0.25 oz Summit Pellet 18.5 Dry Hop 7 days

Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7 gal Mash Infusion 150 F 60 min
2 gal Sparge 160 F 10 min

Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 tsp Yeast Nutrients Other Boil 10 min
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 10 min

Yeast
Fermentis / Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Attenuation (avg): 72% Flocculation: Medium
Optimum Temp: 59 - 75 °F Starter: No
Fermentation Temp: 65 °F Pitch Rate: 0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P)

Priming
Method: Corn Sugar Amount: 0.75oz/gallon

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Old 10-05-2013, 02:50 PM   #198
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White Rajah Clone #2
Method: BIAB Style: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min Batch Size: 6 gallons (fermenter volume)
Boil Size: 7.5 gallons Efficiency: 65% (brew house)
Boil Gravity:1.056 (recipe based estimate)
Original Gravity:1.070 Final Gravity:1.020 ABV (standard):6.58%
IBU (tinseth):70.61
SRM (morey):5.79

Fermentables
Amount Fermentable PPG °L Bill %
16 lb American - Pale 2-Row 37 1.8 91.4%
0.5 lb American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 33 1.8 2.9%
0.5 lb Canadian - Honey Malt 37 25 2.9%
0.5 lb Flaked Barley 32 2.2 2.9%

Hops
Amount Variety Time AA IBU Type Use
0.25 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Boil 60 min 11.28
0.5 oz Centennial Pellet 13 Boil 20 min 11.84
1.25 oz Citra Pellet 11 Boil 20 min 25.05
0.25 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Boil 20 min 6.83
0.5 oz Nelson Sauvin Pellet 12.5 Boil 20 min 11.39
0.125 oz Summit Pellet 18.5 Boil 20 min 4.21
0.5 oz Centennial Pellet 13 Boil 0 min
1.25 oz Citra Pellet 11 Boil 0 min
0.75 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Boil 0 min
0.5 oz Nelson Sauvin Pellet 12.5 Boil 0 min
0.125 oz Summit Pellet 18.5 Boil 0 min
0.75 oz Centennial Pellet 13 Dry Hop 7 days
1 oz Citra Pellet 11 Dry Hop 7 days
1 oz Nelson Sauvin Pellet 12.5 Dry Hop 7 days
0.5 oz Columbus Pellet 15 Dry Hop 7 days
0.25 oz Summit Pellet 18.5 Dry Hop 7 days

Mash Guidelines
Amount Description Type Temp Time
7 gal Mash Infusion 152 F 60 min
2 gal Sparge 160 F 10 min

Other Ingredients
Amount Name Type Use Time
0.5 tsp Yeast Nutrients Other Boil 10 min
1 tsp Irish Moss Fining Boil 10 min

Yeast
Fermentis / Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Attenuation (avg): 72% Flocculation: Medium
Optimum Temp: 59 - 75 °F Starter: No
Fermentation Temp: 65 °F Pitch Rate: 0.5 (M cells / ml / ° P)
Priming
Method: Corn Sugar Amount: 0.75oz/gallon

Notes
Even with just 0.5oz of Columbus at 60 min attempt#1 is too bitter. The floral notes are too strong for White Rajah and it lacks that slight dankness that Rajah has. The beer is also too dry and too boozy. To correct those issues I decreased Columbus at 60 and centennial & Summit at 20 and 0. Increased all Citra additions and Columbus at 0 and DH.
Mash temp increased to 152

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Old 10-05-2013, 03:11 PM   #199
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I will be kegging attempt #2. Please feel free to critique guys I'm looking for advice as I want to produce something close to White Rajah.

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Old 10-09-2013, 03:09 AM   #200
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Anyone? Anyone? Bueller?

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