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Old 05-13-2009, 01:01 AM   #1
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I love IPA's and am going make my first one soon. The recipe that i will follow is:
9 pounds coopers light extract
1/2 lb. 40L Crystal
1/4 lb Carpils
1/2 lb. Victory
2oz. Centennial @60 min
2oz. Centennial @ 0 min
1 oz Centennial Dry hop

I have 1 oz of Cascade in my fridge an i would like to add it late in the boil to get that citrusy flavor/aroma that I love. Any suggestions on how i should adjust the recipe so i don't end up with an over or under amount of hoppyness?


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Old 05-13-2009, 01:21 AM   #2
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personally i would add it either as a dryhop or within flameout. Anything added in the last 5 minutes or so wont contribute much bitterness in terms of IBU but you will still perceive it. This is going to be plenty hoppy as any ipa should-I say toss it in somewhere in the last 5 minutes or dryhop and you will be fine, no need to adjust.


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Old 05-13-2009, 02:06 AM   #3
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I would add the cascade at dryhop, i absolutely LOVE the citrusy aroma and flavor cascades give. And allot of that is lost in the boil, so i would definitely add them to the dryhop.
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I'd spread out the hop additions to add a bit of depth and complexity to the hop profile. Maybe something like this:

1 oz. Centennial @ 60 min.
1 oz. Centennial @ 30 min.
1 oz. Centennial @ 20 min.
1 oz. Centennial @ 5 min.
1 oz. Centennial @ Flameout
1 oz. Cascade dry-hop

Your existing hop schedule would result in a beer with very little hop flavor but a ton of bitterness and aroma. This hop schedule would make for a smooth bitterness and improved hop flavor and aroma with the same amount of hops. Just an opinion from a hophead.
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Thanks guys. So it wouldn't be overkill to dry hop with 1 oz of cascade and 1 oz of Centennial to an already hoppy beer?
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Oh, interesting Hooter.
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You will need some enzymes to convert the Victory.
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Oh, interesting Hooter.
I'm a strong believer in spreading the hops throughout the entire boil in small additions, instead of a few large additions. This will give your beer a very smooth bitterness with a very pleasant hop flavor and aroma.
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The centennial is only 8% so it may not be THAT bitter. What enzymes are you talking about 944?
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Victory must be mashed.


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