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Old 06-13-2010, 04:11 PM   #1
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I came up with this recipe as joke one day. Now I'm think of trying it. I'll do a 2.5 or 3 gal first, but this is the full 5 gal recipe.

Do you folks think if will be any good or am I make uber hopped paint thinner?

Recipe: Imperial Death Star TIPA

Style: Imperial IPA
TYPE: All Grain


Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.00 gal

Estimated OG: 1.131 SG
Estimated Color: 13.1 SRM
Estimated IBU: 204.5 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 90 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
17 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 72.34 %
3 lbs Barley, Flaked (1.7 SRM) Grain 12.77 %
2 lbs Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L (40.0 SRM) Grain 8.51 %
1 lbs 8.0 oz Cane (Beet) Sugar (0.0 SRM) Sugar 6.38 %
1.00 tsp Irish Moss (Boil 15.0 min) Misc

2.50 oz Columbus (Tomahawk) [14.00 %] (90 min) Hops 88.7 IBU
2.00 oz Cascade [5.60 %] (40 min) Hops 23.3 IBU
2.00 oz Centennial [8.50 %] (35 min) Hops 33.4 IBU
1.50 oz Cascade [5.60 %] (30 min) Hops 15.3 IBU
1.50 oz Centennial [8.50 %] (25 min) Hops 21.0 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [5.60 %] (20 min) Hops 8.0 IBU
1.00 oz Centennial [8.50 %] (15 min) Hops 10.0 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [5.60 %] (10 min) Hops 4.8 IBU
1.50 oz Cascade [5.60 %] (5 min) (Aroma Hop-SteepHops -
1.50 oz Cascade [7.10 %] (Dry Hop 21 days) Hops -
1.50 oz Centennial [8.50 %] (Dry Hop 21 days) Hops -

0 Pkgs American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [Starter Yeast-Ale


Mash Schedule: Single Infusion, Light Body
Total Grain Weight: 22.00 lb
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Single Infusion, Light Body
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
75 min Mash In Add 27.50 qt of water at 168.0 F 152.0 F
10 min Mash Out Add 17.60 qt of water at 198.0 F 168.0 F

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Old 06-13-2010, 04:16 PM   #2
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You won't know till you try it . It looks good to me. At some point the IBUs actually taper off and you stop getting as much "bang for your buck".

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Yeah, I know. That's why I was wondering about doing. It started as a gag on another forum about using 1 lb of hops in 5 gals of beer.
This is what it spawned.


I think I might try to brew it in a few weeks. Of course something that big will have to condition for months.

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