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Old 09-13-2012, 09:08 PM   #21
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Happy to give you the recipe. Take it with a grain of salt, though... I wanted a more malty/sweet IPA and blew my efficiencies out of the water. And I haven't tasted it yet, so it could be terrible. It could also be AMAZING.

11.25 lbs Maris Otter
3.00 lbs Munich
1.75 Crystal/Caramel 15L

1 oz Bravo (pellet, 60 minute) - 35 IBU
4 oz Cascade (wet hop, 15 minute) - 18 IBU
4 oz Cascade (wet hop, 7 minute) - 13 IBU
3 oz Cascade (wet hop, 4 minute) - 9 IBU
2 oz Cascade (wet hop, 1 minute) - 6 IBU

Going to dry hop with more that I dried. 7 days prior to bottling.

Those IBU's are based on 6% AA Cascades. Could be way higher or lower depending.

Mashed at 158 for 1 hour. 6 gallons of 170F strike water. Single sparge with 3.75 gallons sparge water. Preboil volume of 7.4 gallons. Ended with about 6 gallons. Hit 1.080 with 88% efficiency (WAY HIGH).

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Old 09-14-2012, 01:23 AM   #22
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I also suggest just using a 60 minute addition and the rest at 20 min or under. Between the simple grain bill and plenty of aroma/flavor and dryhop additions you should really be able to see what these are like. If you aren't drying them first, you'll need to use 3x as much "wet" hops by weight as dry.

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