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Posted in thread: simcoe dry hop IPL - critique needed please on 12-02-2015 at 10:10 PM
If it matters to you, S-23 is a koelsch yeast (= WY2575 and WLP003). W34/70 is a lager yeast -
same as WY2124 and WLP830 - and makes a great Vienna Lager.
Posted in thread: simcoe dry hop IPL - critique needed please on 12-02-2015 at 08:25 PM
IPLs are supposed to be like IPAs, with greater opportunity for the malt and hops to shine.
With that in mind, and since you say that want something wintery, I would drop the pale malt
and go with a m...
Posted in thread: Squatters Hop Rising on 11-30-2015 at 11:00 PM
Not a clone, exactly, but a starting place, based on Beer Advocate reviews and Squatters's
website.Volume 5.5 gallonsBoil volume 7.5 gallonsMash 2 hours at 150 degF, 1.5
Posted in thread: Yeast for Starr Hill's Whiter Shade of Pale? on 11-27-2015 at 08:13 PM
If it is truly "unique," then it could be anything. But if it is a commercially available
yeast, then it should be a Belgian yeast (descriptions on Beer Advocate mention the Belgian
aroma). In dry yea...
Posted in thread: Yeast for Midwest Chocolate Stout on 11-27-2015 at 07:59 PM
S-04 is Whitbread yeast (= WY1098, WLP007). It will attenuate about 75% and is highly
flocculent. It is okay for sweet stouts, but is more at home in pale and amber ales.Wyeast 1332
is Hales (Seattle)...
Posted in thread: Tropical IPA Recipe thoughts? on 11-25-2015 at 08:10 PM
As Big Mack points out, in an IPA a simple grain bill is generally going to be best. If you
want more richness than pale two-row, you could swap all of it for Vienna (and pair it with
C20L, as suggest...
Posted in thread: Critique for IPA recipe? on 11-25-2015 at 08:38 AM
Looks fine to me, overall. I am not certain whether you will be able to tell that there is MO
in there, underneath all of the hops. To bump up the toasty-ness, if that is what you are
after, you could...
Posted in thread: Any recommendations 5 gal extract IPA on 11-25-2015 at 06:48 AM
Some of my students have brewed Brewer's Best Black IPA and Brewer's Best Falconer's Flight
IPA, and both have turned out well. Brewer's Best also has a red rye IPA that looks like it
would be good, b...
Posted in thread: Irish Red Ale Recipe Critique on 11-24-2015 at 07:51 PM
This looks like Mysticmead's Raging Red. Very popular recipe.For the hops, I would push the
Target bittering addition to 30 minutes to give smoother bittering. With the later Target
addition, you coul...
Posted in thread: Mount Hood with East Kent Goldings on 11-24-2015 at 06:02 PM
There is a nice calculator that will spit out a flavor estimate for many hops combinations. in
how much of each, how you intend to use them, and see whether you like the result.My two-cents