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MNRon 01-17-2013 03:01 AM

Hop Ottin IPA Recipe
 
I love Anderson Valley's Hop Ottin, but it's not sold in MN. I've driven to WI a few times just to pick some up. I'd really like to brew an extract clone of it but can't find a recipe. Does anyone know of one, or have a good idea where to start experimenting around from?
Thanks,
Ron

kaz4121 01-17-2013 03:23 AM

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Brewed this recipe this past fall.

Came out IDENTICAL to Hop Ottin' in terms of flavor, came out a tad bit darker due to the fact that AVBC's is filtered and mine was not. Based it off the AVBC website and a few clones I found online:

5 gallons

OG: 1.067
FG: 1.015
ABV: 6.9%
IBU: 78.5
SRM: 10

10 lbs US 2-Row
2 lbs Munich
1 lb Caramel 40L
1 lb Honey Malt

1 oz CTZ @ FWH
0.5 oz CTZ @ 20 minutes from end
1 oz Cascade @ 10 minutes from end
1 oz CTZ @ 5 minutes from end
2 oz Cascade @ dry hop for 7 days

Mash at 152 for 60 minutes.
Boil for 60 minutes.
Use WLP001 or Wyeast 1056, ferment around 65F.

MNRon 01-17-2013 05:13 PM

Thanks kaz4121. Since I brew extract, do you have any advice on converting to extract? Also, what are CTZ hops?
Thanks again

kaz4121 01-17-2013 11:50 PM

Sorry, didn't realize you mentioned that in your first post.

Do you steep any grains usually? I've only ever done all grain batches (so I may not be the best to help convert).

From this thread http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f37/convert-all-grain-recipe-extract-266883/#post3233665 it appears that 1 lb of 2 row = .75 lb light LME = 0.6 lb light DME. Assuming that is accurate, try this (note that eliminating Munich causes a bump in the LME and DME) :

8 lbs 11 oz light LME or 7 lb 8 oz DME
1 lb caramel 40l (steep)
1 lb honey malt (steep)

same yeast same temps and boil length

Also CTZ stands for Columbus, Tomahawk, Zeus. They are virtually identical so they are commonly referred to as just CTZ.


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