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Old 05-13-2012, 08:13 AM   #1
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Default Citra Pale Ale 10GAL BIAB

1st try at a 10 GAL BIAB batch my Wife loves the Citra Hops.


10 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM)
5 lbs Golden Promise (Simpsons) (2.0 SRM)
4 lbs Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM)
1 lbs Special B Malt (180.0 SRM)
1.00 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 55.0 min
1.00 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 35.0 min
1.00 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 20.0 min
1.00 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min
1.0 pkg Nottingham (Danstar #-) [23.66 ml]

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Old 05-13-2012, 08:52 AM   #2
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a pound of special b is a lot but maybe that's what you are after. other than that it looks very much like a citra pale ale i make, love citra hops.

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Old 05-13-2012, 09:14 AM   #3
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thought I would have add a caramel touch to it.

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Old 05-13-2012, 11:52 AM   #4
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That's a lot of fermentables for one lonely pack of Notty. I agree about the special B... Roasted malts are powerful in both color and flavor.

Recipie's got good bones though. I would be inclined to push some of those Citra forward in the schedule. 30 min or more is still a bittering add as far as I'm concerned.

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Old 05-13-2012, 04:19 PM   #5
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@ Brewski I used 1 pack of Notty for each 5 Gal , special B is 5% of the total grain,will
see how it turns out.

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thought I would have add a caramel touch to it.
special b has more of a raisin or dried fruit flavor. crystal 10-40 malt would give it a more of a caramel taste. i used a pound of special b in a beer and regretted it.
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With it being 5% of the grain how how of the raisin or dried fruit flavor will come out?
plus it could go hand in hand with the Citra or not It is still better then
off the shelf beer and it is one of a kind beer

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Old 05-14-2012, 03:44 AM   #8
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At 5% you'll be fine, when I used it at that level it was a nice backbone of crystal like taste, I too made a beer similar to this but minus the Vienna and instead used same amount of British pale malt, independent tasters (a friend took a sixer to some pro brEwers and "tastes real nice wouldn't change a thing") liked it. Don't be afraid, your well within the 10% max use as suggested by Beersmith.

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Old 05-14-2012, 03:58 AM   #9
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I use Beersmitsh as well and I thought my percent was ok ,But I do like to play around with different grains plus I learn from all of the POS/NEG post on this site .

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I'd move some of the hop additions more towards the end of the boil, like 20 and 10 minute. If you need to increase the bittering addition some to keep IBU's and OG balanced then that is fine. Love the flavor/aroma of Citra so I'd use most of it in that area of the boil.

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