Electric Brewing Supply 30A BCS Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Is My New Recipe Any Good?
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 02-26-2013, 05:28 AM   #1
FluffyMuffins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 47
Likes Given: 1

Default Is My New Recipe Any Good?

Been putting this together in the calculator. According to the thing, everything is within the normal ranges for an Imperial IPA, except for the IBUs at 210. Would YOU change any of the DME, hops, addition times or amounts? This is my first recipe that is my own, so I'm kind of afraid of muffing this up.
http://www.brewersfriend.com/homebre...die-by-the-hop

Thanks for any suggestions and advice.

__________________
FluffyMuffins is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-26-2013, 05:30 AM   #2
FluffyMuffins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 47
Likes Given: 1

Default

Also, is this TOO much hops? I know you can never have a beer that is too hoppy, but is this at the point where it is overkill and won't have much of a difference?

__________________
FluffyMuffins is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2013, 05:11 AM   #3
devin81knez
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 21
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

I can't access the recipe but I can tell you that the human tongue doesn't taste much above 100 ibu. Noting this it wouldn't hurt to reduce boil times or just plan discard a hop addition. The bittering of course. Aromas are always nice in large abundance. Just make sure it doesnt effect other readings. I'm sure your calculator will help. Wish I could see the recipe but I hope this helps

__________________
devin81knez is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 02-28-2013, 05:14 AM   #4
HellBound
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: West Hills, CA
Posts: 334
Liked 99 Times on 67 Posts

Default

You need to go into Your settings and publish the recipe so that you can then post that link. Or just try copy n pasting.

Edit: I used to use brewersfriend and loved it. I did notice that the SRM and IBU scales seemed to be different than actual results.

__________________
PRIMARY NightHawk IIPA
SECONDARY Shut Your Face IPA
BOTTLED Unlucky 13 Irish Red
HellBound is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-01-2013, 03:03 AM   #5
FluffyMuffins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 47
Likes Given: 1

Default

http://www.brewersfriend.com/homebre...die-by-the-hop
That should work. Changed it a little bit. Now just an American Rye IPA.
__________________
FluffyMuffins is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-01-2013, 03:07 AM   #6
bovineblitz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Binghamton, NY
Posts: 2,332
Liked 113 Times on 94 Posts
Likes Given: 38

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by FluffyMuffins View Post
Also, is this TOO much hops? I know you can never have a beer that is too hoppy, but is this at the point where it is overkill and won't have much of a difference?
No way, def not too much. I like it overall. I'd say move your 30min to flameout, and maybe up the bittering a touch to compensate for the IBUs.

I'd also consider using a light malt extract instead of amber and steeping a little crystal 40 and/or whatever else you'd like. The idea is that with darker extracts you don't know exactly what went into it, but with lighter ones it's just base malt and probably a little carapils.

It's not an imperial, more of a standard strength rye IPA. I'd probably do just a half pound of crystal 40 and call it good.
__________________
bovineblitz is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-01-2013, 03:08 AM   #7
HellBound
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: West Hills, CA
Posts: 334
Liked 99 Times on 67 Posts

Default

Looks good. Only thing I personally would do different is use a different yeast, maybe wyeast 1056 or 1272 or safale -05 maybe wlp007. Those strains just tend to lend themselves better to west coast style hop forward IPAs

__________________
PRIMARY NightHawk IIPA
SECONDARY Shut Your Face IPA
BOTTLED Unlucky 13 Irish Red
HellBound is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-01-2013, 03:32 AM   #8
bovineblitz
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Binghamton, NY
Posts: 2,332
Liked 113 Times on 94 Posts
Likes Given: 38

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by HellBound View Post
Looks good. Only thing I personally would do different is use a different yeast, maybe wyeast 1056 or 1272 or safale -05 maybe wlp007. Those strains just tend to lend themselves better to west coast style hop forward IPAs
Oh yeah I didn't catch the yeast, good call. I totally agree, the Sam Adams strain doesn't push the hops forward as much. It's quite nice, but not an IPA strain.
__________________
bovineblitz is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-01-2013, 03:57 AM   #9
daksin
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
daksin's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Aug 2011
Location: San Diego, CA
Posts: 4,098
Liked 275 Times on 240 Posts
Likes Given: 324

Default

Rye malt needs to be mashed, fyi.

__________________

I can't be arsed to keep up this list of what's in the fermenters, but hey, check out the cool brewery I own!

twitter.com/2kidsbrewing .. facebook.com/2kidsbrewing .. 2kidsbrewing.com

daksin is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-01-2013, 04:03 AM   #10
FluffyMuffins
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 47
Likes Given: 1

Default

Thanks guys. Will be making some changes. Also, do you think this beer will have some body? My coffee stout was kinda watery in the middle and I suspect it was from a lack of DME. Is this enough DME and steeping grains to give it a nice malty body? Obviously not too over the top, just not watered down.

__________________
FluffyMuffins 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
Beer Machine - Good Use and Good Recipe BrewFrick Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 01-06-2012 08:33 AM
Why is Stone IPA so good? Anyone have a good clone recipe? hatfieldenator Recipes/Ingredients 12 11-29-2011 12:40 AM
Anyone have a good IPA recipe? HoppyMaltPoet Recipes/Ingredients 15 10-04-2010 06:20 PM
Recipe good? No good? waste of time Firstnten Cider Forum 4 11-03-2009 02:50 PM
Good Wit Recipe StoutattheDevil Recipes/Ingredients 7 07-18-2008 04:00 AM