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cweston 02-02-2007 01:33 PM

Columbus APA
9 lb. American 2-row
1 lb. American Munich
2 oz. Belgian CaraMunich
1 oz. Belgian Special B
8 oz. American crystal 20L

Mash 60 minutes at 152

.4 oz. Columbus (14.5% AA, 60 min.)
.5 oz. Columbus (14.5% AA, 20 min.)
.5 oz. Columbus (14.5% AA, 10 min.)
.5 oz. Columbus (14.5% AA, 2 min.)
.75 oz. Columbus dry hop

This was an excellent APA with a nice balance of malt structure for the massive columbus flavor/aroma.

Blender 02-02-2007 02:56 PM

Looks to be a nice recipe. Columbus is one of my top 3 hops and I really never discovered them until I started homebrewing. You might think about posting that recipe in the recipe section for us all to refer to when we need a new brew.

Edit.....Duh!! I guess I didn't look where the recipe was posted in the first place. I feel rather dumb.

Monk 02-02-2007 04:57 PM

I have a question about your technique: how did you go about dryhopping? I've heard a lot of different techniques and was curious.

On a bitter I made a few weeks ago, I racked to secondary and chucked in about .75 oz of Crystal hop pellets. I let it sit for ~1.5 weeks and bottled last night. However, it didn't seem to have any discernable hop aroma or flavor...


KRYLOK 11-30-2010 07:15 PM

tastey :)

runningfarmer 11-22-2012 12:13 AM

Nice head retention, nice beer. Columbus is not my favorite but had enough to make this. Just a side note - I split a ten- gallon batch and made a hop burst - 40 min .5 0z; 10 min .5 oz; and a final 3.5 oz after chilling to 180. Then let sit for 30 min. Both were good, maybe liked the second one better

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