Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Found Wild Hops, Now What? [pics]

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 09-13-2012, 09:08 PM   #21
JordanThomas
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Posts: 889
Liked 80 Times on 76 Posts
Likes Given: 426

Default

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).

__________________
JordanThomas is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 09-14-2012, 01:23 AM   #22
strambo
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Portland, Oregon
Posts: 597
Liked 50 Times on 41 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

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.

__________________
strambo is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Wild Hops! Now what do I do with them. Levers101 General Beer Discussion 41 03-11-2014 07:42 PM
Brewing with wild hops BrokenBrew General Beer Discussion 13 08-09-2011 03:35 PM
Found some old hops griffondg General Beer Discussion 4 01-09-2010 04:17 PM
Who has found wild hops? suhornet84 General Beer Discussion 14 10-17-2009 01:54 AM
Guess What I Found in Ribeauvillé (pics)... Evan! General Beer Discussion 13 05-01-2008 08:42 PM