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Old 02-17-2013, 03:42 PM   #1
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Default Sessionable Extra hoppy 'Hopscotch' IPA

Recipe Type: Partial Mash
Yeast: Safale S-04
Yeast Starter: no
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: no
Batch Size (Gallons): 5.5
Original Gravity: 1.040
Final Gravity: 1.010
IBU: not sure
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: copper
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 28 days @ aprox 78F
Additional Fermentation: bottle conditioned 3 weeks
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): none
Tasting Notes: Nice bitterness, a little sweet. Galaxy hops come through strong

Hey guys, this one just became available to drink and am stoked on how it turned out! So much so, I thought I'd share(my first time), any feedback is welcome.

This brew has really nice bitterness and is a bit sweeter then your average IPA, but I think that pairs nicely with the lower ABV(4%), perfect session IPA. Aroma is sweet, with lots of passion-fruit notes from the galaxy hops and and a bit of orange, if you look for it. I reckon flavor is well rounded and finishes nicely. Mouth feel is a bit 'watery' and head lacked a little, but overall really happy!

1.1 pound crystal caramal grain
1.1 pound pale malt grain
3.3 pound light LME
7.1 oz dark DME
3.5 oz dextrose

Zest of one orange and 1tsp of honey @ start of boil

1.7oz goldings @ 60
1.7oz amarillo @ 60

1.7oz goldings @ 30
1.7oz amarillo @ 30

1.7oz amarillo @ 15
0.5oz galaxy @ 15

Dry hopped 0.3oz galaxy and 0.7oz amarillo after boil
Dry hopped 0.9oz galaxy and 0.9oz amarillo after one week fermentation

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