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Old 09-03-2007, 09:32 PM   #11
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Rye IPA

Aroma: Moderate hop aroma, nice floral character

Appearance: Light amber colour, medium head that disappated about halfway through the glass.

Taste: Clean malt flavour. This is the first rye IPA that I've had, but the combination of floral hops and rye gave this beer an outstanding flavour. Just a great spicy/floral combination that did not overwhelm the malt.

Mouthfeel/carbonation: medium mouthfeel, carbonation seemed to be okay for the style.

Overall: Of the four beers, this one was by far my favorite. Well made and with no off-flavours. I have a copy of Denny Conn's recipe for a rye IPA, but if you could share anything about your own recipe, I would love to hear it.

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Old 09-04-2007, 05:07 PM   #12
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The recipe was Brewpastor's 777 Rye IPA:

11 lbs 2-Row
2 lbs Flaked Rye
0.5 lbs Crystal 15

0.5 oz Columbus 15% 60 min
0.5 oz Columbus 15% 40 min
0.5 oz Amarillo 10% 20 min
0.5 oz Cascade 5.75% 10 min
1.0 oz Cascade 5.75% 5 min
0.5 oz Amarillo 10% 0 min
1.0 oz Columbus Dry Hop
0.5 oz Cascade Dry Hop
0.5 oz Amarillo Dry Hop

WLP 007 Dry English Ale

Mash at 147 for 70 min

Sparge, boil, chill, pitch, ferment at 68 for two weeks, dry hop for two weeks, bottle, carbonate for two weeks, chill, pour and enjoy.

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