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Old 06-29-2007, 12:25 PM   #1
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I feel like I am getting the hang of this. I knocked out a Magic Hat #9 clone last night in about 4.5 hrs.

Target gravity was 1.047, I hit 1.050

I use my first round of self frozen yeast with a starter and it worked beautifully.

I bought my first bulk purchase of grains, 55 lbs of Marris Otter.

I double crushed, just to see how far I could push my efficiency, and got 80%. I lost a little in the lautering filtration though.

Basically, my futures so bright, I have to wear shades

Couldn't have done it without you guys!

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Old 06-30-2007, 12:50 PM   #3
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Hey ski36t , How about that #9 recipe ? Wanna share ? I'm thinkin' of making this one my next A.G Shane

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Old 07-01-2007, 02:33 PM   #4
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Congrats! It feels good, doesn't it?

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Old 07-01-2007, 03:05 PM   #5
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yea.. what about that recipe?? I ha;ve the one from BYO and wondered if thats the one you're using. I just bottled my first All grain (pale ale) and wanted to try the Magic Hat #9 clone as my next brew.

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Old 07-02-2007, 01:13 AM   #6
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My second AG was the #9 recipe from BYO, and it's pretty good. If I do it again I might cut back on the apricot a bit though. It was excessively strong in my brew.

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Old 07-02-2007, 11:23 AM   #7
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aussie here what sort of beer is magic hat ie pale ale stout ipa ?

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It is a pale ale with apricot flavoring

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Old 07-02-2007, 01:41 PM   #9
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My second AG was the #9 recipe from BYO, and it's pretty good. If I do it again I might cut back on the apricot a bit though. It was excessively strong in my brew.
After the boil I gave it a taste. Besides tasting delicious I would never have been able to pick out the apricot flavor if I didn't already know it was there. So unless it really comes through after fermentation, I think I'm good.
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yea.. what about that recipe?? I ha;ve the one from BYO and wondered if thats the one you're using. I just bottled my first All grain (pale ale) and wanted to try the Magic Hat #9 clone as my next brew.
Yup that is the one I used...for the most part. The LHBS was out of Warrior hops so I used Magnum and of course I played with the grain bill some to fit my needs. The BYO recommended using 60L crystal but with that the color would have come out a bit light. I had a half pound of 120L laying around and punched it into beersmith and the color was right on.
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