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Old 03-15-2013, 12:36 AM   #111
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I've been doing 1 gallon smashes to experiment and this turned out pretty tasty:

Sand Otter IPA
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6g Mosaic - 60
6g Mosaic - 30
6g Mosaic - 15
8g Mosaic - fo
(Yes, I just mixed US and metric; I went there.)

This beer was my first brewing with Mosaic and it was phenomenal. I brewed it again but mixed in a bit of Dark Munich and it was pure awesome.
You went with Drew Beechum's "Brewing on the Ones"...one malt, one hop, one yeast, and one surprise! Simple, elegant, delicious. Prost!
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Old 03-15-2013, 01:26 PM   #112
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"Best SMaSH recipe you've made???"

Relative to my other beers with more complexity and layers of flavor/aroma, the SMaSH beers are all wayyyyy less desirable. SMaSH is a good process to follow if you want to learn about hops and malts, but not so much if you want to create the best beer you've ever made. Simple is great... but up to a point.

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Old 03-16-2013, 01:16 AM   #113
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"Best SMaSH recipe you've made???"

Relative to my other beers with more complexity and layers of flavor/aroma, the SMaSH beers are all wayyyyy less desirable. SMaSH is a good process to follow if you want to learn about hops and malts, but not so much if you want to create the best beer you've ever made. Simple is great... but up to a point.
Isn't a pilsner essential a smash? You may not "desire" a smash but it seems there are others here that love'em. Desirability is a personal preference. Brew it, drink it, then decide if you like it. Simplicity has a beauty all its own. Complexity may be just that, complex and confusing.
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Old 03-16-2013, 04:52 AM   #114
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Isn't a pilsner essential a smash? You may not "desire" a smash but it seems there are others here that love'em. Desirability is a personal preference. Brew it, drink it, then decide if you like it. Simplicity has a beauty all its own. Complexity may be just that, complex and confusing.
I'm right there with you these days. I was on a bit of an American and Belgian kick for a while, but I bought a four pack of Bitburger in cans the other week and LOVED it. I can't remember the last time I enjoyed the malt side of things that much in a while. Just makes me want something with a touch breadier finish.

Any suggestions?
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Old 03-16-2013, 10:50 PM   #115
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Made a delicious brew with just 2-row and summit hops. Turned out extremely bright, full of tangerine flavor and aroma. One of my best beers to date, hands down. Keg only last a few hours with friends over.

Sometimes simple is the best policy.
What recipe did you use?
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:43 PM   #116
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"Best SMaSH recipe you've made???"

Relative to my other beers with more complexity and layers of flavor/aroma, the SMaSH beers are all wayyyyy less desirable. SMaSH is a good process to follow if you want to learn about hops and malts, but not so much if you want to create the best beer you've ever made. Simple is great... but up to a point.
Why would you even come into this thread to write that?

Based on a couple recommendations in this thread as well as others, I am currently brewing a Maris Otter/Citra SMaSH, and it's my first brew! Never had a SMaSH before, but I can't wait to try it!
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Why would you even come into this thread to write that?

Based on a couple recommendations in this thread as well as others, I am currently brewing a Maris Otter/Citra SMaSH, and it's my first brew! Never had a SMaSH before, but I can't wait to try it!
Would love to hear your impressions when you finally taste it. I have been brewing for some time but my first smash is mo/citra. Just hit week 2 in the primary. Plan to dry hop tomorrow.
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Would love to hear your impressions when you finally taste it. I have been brewing for some time but my first smash is mo/citra. Just hit week 2 in the primary. Plan to dry hop tomorrow.
Nice! What was your hop schedule like?
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Nice! What was your hop schedule like?
10 gallon batch with 1.060 OG. All citra was leaf and 16% AA. 1 ounce each at 50 min, 20 min, 10 min and an ounce at knockout. Took the beer to 165f and whirlpooled for 15 min before chilling the rest of the way (was playing with my new toy ... It was my first whirlpool with my new pump set up). Calculated it at around 45ish IBU.

I have another ounce of citra. I am planning on .5 ounce in each carboy tomorrow for 5 days before kegging.
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I bottled my first smash last week. Its 2 row and cascade,tasting a small sample
While bottling it tasted a little musky,I did cold crash it 5 days and its pretty clear.

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