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Old 06-23-2011, 12:28 PM   #101
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Getting ready to order ingredients for my second round of brewing this. Will Carafa II work just as well and Carafa III?
Carafa II would be fine.

I used Carafa I-but steeped for the whole mash (by mistake) and the brew turned out great.

Carafa II is a little less roasted than Carafa III-if following the original recipe posted-you may want to add the Carafa II for the last 20 mins of the mash as opposed to last ten minutes.
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Old 06-23-2011, 12:34 PM   #102
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I have it on tap now. It's not quite garbed but the aroma is a little better. I only dry hopped a week before kegging and have not had good luck dry hopping in the keg. I can get mostly pellets around here and have noticed that I don't care for the flavor as much when I hop in the keg in a tea diffuser.

Thinking about hopping a little longer and maybe with some whole flowers from an online shop. What's a good amount of time to dry hop without getting grassiness?
Dry hopping with pellets for more than 7 days can extract unwanted flavors. Swap out the hops if you want to dry hop longer.

I'm with brrrman on the type of hops making a big difference. Also consider the amount you are using.
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Old 06-23-2011, 12:37 PM   #103
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I actually went that route. I drank the black ipa from laughing dog over the weekend and held to the light it is also more a dark brown than black. Plus I was pleased with the color of my hydrometer sample when poured into a glass. Darned close to black.

Dry hopped it Monday and will split half into bottles and keg the rest this weekend. One other question though. Should I expect a marked increase in hop aroma after dry hop? I am going with 2.5 oz of centennial, an ounce of Amarillo, and an ounce of Liberty at 68f for about 5 days. I went with what I had on hand for the dry hops.

I don't dry hop often and I know the only hop additions after the 60min addition were essentially knock out. I tasted and smelled my hydrometer sample. Nice, smooth bittering (I love magnum for that). But my hop aroma was very subdued. Hoping the dry hop will straighten that out.

I also like a prominent citrus flavor in an ipa. Thinking about moving a portion of the Amarillo to 15 or 20 min.
If you really want that citrus To stand out I would be generous with using the Amarillo at 5, 1, or at 0 minutes. 15 or 20 is going to burn off that aroma.
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Old 07-09-2011, 09:01 PM   #104
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Can someone please save this as a BeerXML file for me. You can PM me or post it to the list. I have BeerAlchemy and it doesn't seem to take BeerSmith files directly.

Thanks in advance and thanks for the amazing sounding recipe. This will probably be my next brew.
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OK, just entered it in by hand, converted it to a "partial extract" to make up for my compromised capacity for mashing (12.5 lb grain, 3 lb DME). I ordered the goods so this is my next brew. Can't wait!

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I just brewed this on Saturday. It was my 2nd all grain, but everything seemed to go OK, and I ended up at 1.08. I used Carafa 3 with the husks (I didn't realize the recipe was for dehusked), and I added it at the same time as the rest of the grain. My LHBS was out of Amarillo, so I used Simcoe that I already had. It's been bubbling away happily for 2 days. I can't wait for fermentation to slow down so I have an excuse to sample it.

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I wouldn't be a bit concerned about your hop choice. Should be great. This is my favorite beer I have made so far. I did tweak the hops a little bit but mostly as indicated. I did use the dehusked Carafa III and added it at 15 min so I can't speak to that. From what I understand it might be a little harsher and more roasty. It's reasonably roasty as written but sounds like you will be fine.

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I am finally getting back to this recipe. I haven't brewed it in over a year now. Going to brew 5 gallons this weekend.

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I am finally getting back to this recipe. I haven't brewed it in over a year now. Going to brew 5 gallons this weekend.
I'm brewing it the last week of December. I have friends asking when I will brew again. So tasty.
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I have to admit it is one of my most memorable tasting beers. I have brewed lots that I can't even remember but this one sticks in my head.

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