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Old 06-11-2009, 04:55 AM   #1
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Ideas for tomorrow nights brew session would be greatly appreciated... I have the following:

HOPS:
saaz 1 oz
perle 1 oz
challenger 1/2 lb
lublin 1/2 lb

LME
7 lbs ultralight

Grain
2 lbs crystal 40L
1 lb wheat



My thought was to make a IPA!! Is that doable?

thanks for any ideas and input!

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Old 06-11-2009, 05:07 AM   #2
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I'd be tempted to go with a pale ale with that stuff:

7 lb LME
1 lb Crystal 40
.75 oz Perle @ 60 min
1 oz Challenger @ 30 min
1 oz Challenger @ 0 min

OG 1.055
FG 1.014
8.6 SRM
44 IBUs
5.4% ABV

Disclaimer: I'm no expert.

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Old 06-11-2009, 05:23 AM   #3
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An IPAS is not really "doable"

I'd +1 Rick500 recipe,
or just stick to all challenger and the LME, maybe steep 1/4# c40 and call it an english ordinaty bitter....

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Old 06-11-2009, 08:23 PM   #4
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Now I also have the following coming in within the next few days:

crystal 5 oz
sorachi 5 oz
williamette 5 oz
zues 5 oz
cascade 2 oz

I have the following yeasties:

So-4
T-33

NOW, what would a GOOD IPA make with everything that I have coming in!

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meh wrong yeasts

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Old 06-13-2009, 04:18 PM   #6
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2 lbs 40L mashed at 154 for 30 mins
7 lbs ultra light LME

.75 oz perle 60
1 oz challenger 20
.5 challenger 1
.5 lublin 1

us04 pitched at 70 after rehydrating in warm water

this AM there is already a nice yeast cake at the bottom of the fermenter.


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Let us know how it turns out.

I put it into Beersmith just for kicks (assuming 5 gallons):

Est. OG: 1.060
Est. FG: 1.016
Est. ABV: 5.85%
12.5 SRM
42.2 IBUs

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Old 06-13-2009, 04:44 PM   #8
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Me thinks you will like it

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OG was around 1055, but I did top off to about 5.5 gallons.


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