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Old 04-11-2009, 05:29 PM   #1
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Nov 2008
New York, NY
Posts: 106

I brewed yesterday with some remaining ingredients I had laying around and wanted to see what you guys thought I brewed. Based on the hop level/type I'd say an American IPA but the grain bill is a bit nutty so I'm curious. Thanks all and happy Easter.

Amount Item Type % or IBU
3.50 lb Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM) Dry Extract 43.75 %
2.00 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 25.00 %
2.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 25.00 %
0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 6.25 %
1.50 oz Challenger [7.50 %] (60 min) Hops 39.2 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (30 min) Hops 14.7 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (15 min) Hops 4.8 IBU
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (5 min) Hops 1.9 IBU
1 Pkgs SafAle English Ale (DCL Yeast #S-04) Yeast-Ale

Beer Profile

Measured Original Gravity: 1.058 SG
Bitterness: 60.6 IBU Calories: 257 cal/pint
Est Color: 10.2 SRM Color: Color

My Mash Step Time Name Description Step Temp
40 min Mash Add 5.63 qt of water at 164.8 F 153.0 F
Primary 1 - American Pale Ale
Primary 2 - Munich/Northern Brewer SMaSH
Primary 3 - (empty)
Primary 4 - (empty)
Bottle Conditioning - Apfelwein; AHS Shiner Bock Clone
Consuming - Keep Austin UnCommon (steam beer); Spiced Pumpkin Ale; Spiced Christmas Ale; BM's SWMBO Slayer; Irish Red Ale; St Patty's Dry Stout; Ancho Chili Porter
Up to Bat - Caramel Cream Ale; BBS Harold is Weisen; IPA; Summer Citrus Weisen; [Munich/??] SMaSH
Discarded (sad, I know) AHS Lemongrass Wheat Ale

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Old 04-11-2009, 05:32 PM   #2
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Jan 2009
Rapid City, South Dakota
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If it tastes good, label it as a 23 and call it a day.
Originally Posted by Catt22 View Post
I would never use a dead mouse in my beer. It's much better to use live ones. You could probably just steep a dead one, but live ones must be mashed. Actually, smashed and mashed would be best.

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