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Old 12-09-2010, 06:53 AM   #1
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Hey guys, my first time coming up with my own recipe and decided to try for a black IPA.
This is what i have so far:

US Victory Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Chocolate Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Caramel 80L Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Black Malt 0.25 lb Steeped
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 3.00 lb Start Of Boil
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 4.00 lb End Of Boil
Extract - Light Dried Malt Extract 1.50 lb End Of Boil


Hops

US Chinook 10.5 % 1.00 oz All Of Boil (60min)
US Chinook 10.5 % 0.50 oz 30 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 1.50 oz 15 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 0.50 oz At turn off
US Cascade 4.5 % 2.00 oz Dry-Hopped

Beer Alchemy Says:
Expected OG: 1.071 SG
Expected FG: 1.016 SG
Expected ABV: 7.3 %
Expected IBU (using Tinseth): 67.4 IBU
Expected Color (using Morey): 28.0 SRM

Thoughts/Suggestions?

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Old 12-09-2010, 07:37 AM   #2
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if it were me I'd up the IBU's a touch or so to maybe 80-90ish, something about black IPA's call out for more IBU's than normal to cut through the roastyness of the malt bill... but then again I wonder if yours would have much roastiness due to a lack of any sugars coming from dark malt sources (noticed no dark malt syrup/extract).

But thats just me.

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Old 12-09-2010, 11:30 AM   #3
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Hey guys, my first time coming up with my own recipe and decided to try for a black IPA.
This is what i have so far:

US Victory Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Chocolate Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Caramel 80L Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Black Malt 0.25 lb Steeped
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 3.00 lb Start Of Boil
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 4.00 lb End Of Boil
Extract - Light Dried Malt Extract 1.50 lb End Of Boil


Hops

US Chinook 10.5 % 1.00 oz All Of Boil (60min)
US Chinook 10.5 % 0.50 oz 30 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 1.50 oz 15 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 0.50 oz At turn off
US Cascade 4.5 % 2.00 oz Dry-Hopped

Beer Alchemy Says:
Expected OG: 1.071 SG
Expected FG: 1.016 SG
Expected ABV: 7.3 %
Expected IBU (using Tinseth): 67.4 IBU
Expected Color (using Morey): 28.0 SRM

Thoughts/Suggestions?
i would add 8-10 oz of dehusked or debittered malt and drop the chocolate to a 1/4#, and add some cascade or other citrusy hop into the flavor addition. thats just me!
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Old 12-09-2010, 12:00 PM   #4
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The caramel malt in a lesser quality might be nice, but maybe 1/2lb is a bit much. You really want to focus on the hop additions and the roasted malts in this style. Lower the caramel, and add in some Carafa II (I used Carafa III successfully in a Black IPA) and Munich malt. I might suggest some roasted barley too. 40+ SRM and 60 to over 90 IBUs. The Chinook looks good, but perhaps increase the late hop additions?

The recipe is good, you're target OG is spot on. You're definitely on the right track.

The Facebook page for Cascadian Dark Ale has an excellent description of the style and lists examples of it. Feel free to check my own recipe out. I've been buying every black IPA i can find and so far i prefer my own over all of them.

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Old 12-10-2010, 04:09 AM   #5
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Tweeked it a little bit and this is what I got. Got my starter going now and will be brewing it tomorrow!


US Munich 10L Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Victory Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Chocolate Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Caramel 80L Malt 0.50 lb Steeped
US Roasted Barley 0.25 lb Steeped
US Black Malt 0.25 lb Steeped
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 3.00 lb Start Of Boil
Extract - Light Liquid Malt Extract 4.00 lb End Of Boil
Extract - Light Dried Malt Extract 1.00 lb End Of Boil

US Chinook 10.5 % 1.00 oz All Of Boil
US Cascade 4.5 % 1.00 oz All Of Boil
US Chinook 10.5 % 0.50 oz 30 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 1.50 oz 15 Min From End
US Willamette 4.5 % 0.50 oz At turn off
US Cascade 4.5 % 2.00 oz Dry-Hopped

Any more thoughts??

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Old 07-17-2011, 02:46 PM   #6
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How did this turn out? Thinking of doing a Black IPA next and looking for a nice recipe to borrow.

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Old 07-21-2011, 11:02 PM   #7
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What yeast did you use? This may be my fall beer recipe. Let us know how it turned out!

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