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Old 11-20-2012, 11:23 PM   #1
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Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: US-05
Yeast Starter: NO
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
Original Gravity: 1.069
Final Gravity: 1.014
IBU: 44.7
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 12.4
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7
Tasting Notes: a hybrid between an Oktoberfest and an IPA

This is my house Oktoberfest recipe modified with Citra hops and Sugar added to get all numbers into IPA territory. Bitterness is noticeable but balanced and the strong malt precense and tropical Citra hops meld together wonderfully.

Citafest
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Recipe Specs
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Batch Size (G): 5.5
Total Grain (lb): 12.813
Total Hops (oz): 5.00
Original Gravity (OG): 1.069 (°P): 16.8
Final Gravity (FG): 1.014 (°P): 3.6
Alcohol by Volume (ABV): 7.20 %
Colour (SRM): 12.4 (EBC): 24.4
Bitterness (IBU): 44.7 (Tinseth)
Brewhouse Efficiency (%): 78
Boil Time (Minutes): 60

Grain Bill
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6.500 lb Munich I (50.73%)
4.000 lb American 2-Row (31.22%)
1.000 lb Melanoidin (7.8%)
0.750 lb Special Roast (5.85%)
0.563 lb (9oz) Cane Sugar (4.39%)

Hop Bill
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1.00 oz Mt. Hood Pellet (6.1% Alpha) @ 60 Minutes (First Wort) (0.2 oz/Gal)
1.00 oz Citra Pellet (13.6% Alpha) @ 15 Minutes (Boil) (0.2 oz/Gal)
1.00 oz Citra Pellet (11.4% Alpha) @ 5 Minutes (Boil) (0.2 oz/Gal)
2.00 oz Citra Pellet (11.4% Alpha) @ 7 Days (Dry Hop) (0.4 oz/Gal)

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Single step Infusion at 152°F for 120 Minutes.
Fermented at 63°F with Safale US-05

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How did this come out?

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Old 11-29-2012, 01:54 AM   #3
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How did this come out?
I have brewed this several times and its always very well received. It taste like both a traditional Oktoberfest and a malty IPA, and taste better than most of the store bought IPAs I have had. I even had a friend describe it as "heaven in a glass"
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