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Old 06-27-2009, 09:29 PM   #21
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14.5 pounds Maris Otter
0.66 pounds Crystal 40
0.66 pounds Carapils
0.5 pounds corn sugar

That is an increase in my grain bill of 33%, which should yield an OG of 1.058 if I hit my typical 65% efficiency (only done a couple of all grains so far and still working on efficiency), and 1.076 if I can hit 80% efficiency.
Well... I ordered my grain to make the grain bill as shown above. I went ahead and increased the crystal and carapils along with the base malt. It is only a small increase and kept the proportions the same. I tend to like the color slightly darker, and like the flavor imparted by the crystal. I'll let you know how it turns out in a few weeks!
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Old 06-27-2009, 09:46 PM   #22
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I can't decide whether to protest Pliney or get on board with the hype. I haven't seen it in AZ, and I love IPAs, but man, this brewery is getting some hype lately.

I guess I need to find one and try it first before I pass judgment.
Let me tell you that the Elder wasn't the beer from there that made me fall over, it was the Belgians and the Younger. Then I found out about the Elder and thought, heh, all he makes is good freaking beer. If you can, get some. Any of the bottled beer from there is good.
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Old 06-30-2009, 09:01 PM   #23
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Looks like Zymurgy is making roughly the same change as paradoc, although slightly more corn sugar and less 2-row. They had scaled the recipe for 5 gallons, not 6.

13.25 lb (6.01 kg) two-row pale malt
0.6 lb (272 g) Crystal 45 malt
0.6 lb (272 g) Carapils (Dextrin) malt
0.75 lb (340 g) dextrose (corn) sugar
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Old 07-11-2009, 04:40 AM   #24
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so uwjeste, thats the 6 gallon recipe then?

where'd you find the correction.

Im makin this beer soon

 
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Old 07-12-2009, 05:10 AM   #25
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Zymurgy updated it in an email in the AHA techtalk
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Old 07-16-2009, 01:32 PM   #26
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how about the hops? any update?
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Old 07-16-2009, 02:47 PM   #27
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I have had trouble with alot of the BYO (and others) recipes being way under on gravity when I plug them into promash. Best thing to do is fiddle with it yourself and change the recipe to your system.

 
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Old 07-27-2009, 03:47 AM   #28
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Well... I brewed this recipe (with the grain modification above) today. Will let you know how it turns out in few weeks!
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Old 08-13-2009, 08:56 PM   #29
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Tasted a sample when I added the second dry hops addition yesterday, and this beer was OUTSTANDING. Best beer I've brewed. Great hop flavor and aroma. I'll keg it in 4-5 days and can't wait to try it! Vinnie recommends drinking IIPA's "green" to preserve the fresh hops flavor.

Just to clarify... I used the grain bill as suggested in my original post, but kept the hops same as from the recipe. It looked to me like the error in scaling only applied to the grain, not the hops. If someone knows otherwise please let us know. There is enough volume loss from the large grain bill and hop-loss that I came out exactly at 6 gallons with an OG of 1.072 after the boil.
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Old 08-14-2009, 06:45 PM   #30
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Tasted a sample when I added the second dry hops addition yesterday, and this beer was OUTSTANDING. Best beer I've brewed. Great hop flavor and aroma. I'll keg it in 4-5 days and can't wait to try it! Vinnie recommends drinking IIPA's "green" to preserve the fresh hops flavor.

Just to clarify... I used the grain bill as suggested in my original post, but kept the hops same as from the recipe. It looked to me like the error in scaling only applied to the grain, not the hops. If someone knows otherwise please let us know. There is enough volume loss from the large grain bill and hop-loss that I came out exactly at 6 gallons with an OG of 1.072 after the boil.
How much water did you use in total for this one? I did this recipe a couple of weeks ago: I used 8 gallons but collected less than 4 (90 minute boil). I reckon the hops must have soaked up at least a gallon.

 
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