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Old 11-30-2012, 10:30 AM   #1
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Default EEIPA - banter / brainstorm

Hi all!

Just a quick banter thread for ideas on how to make an Easter European India Pale Ale (or Central European, depending on the definition you use)! Yes, some fun!

I was looking at all these cheap Eastern European hops and thought it would be worth making an IPA out of them. First thought was to use dana / marynka for bittering and flavour, and finish off with maybe dana and saaz for aroma. Malt wise, use a rather dry and light base of half pilsner malts and half pale malt (2 row, MO, whatever you use). A 6.3% abv version would work out in all grain at 3SRM, which is hilarious for an IPA. As most of the descriptors for the hops are earthy / spicy, maybe some rye crystal would complement them nicely with some extra colour and spice.

Any ideas? Worth going ahead with?

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Old 01-30-2014, 04:44 PM   #2
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Sounds pretty reasonable... and doesn't sound too different from a Dortmunder, really. (Dortmunder is one of my favorite styles. I just seem to suck at brewing them.)

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