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Old 01-10-2010, 07:36 AM   #1
Jun 2008
Portland, OR
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Anyone have a morland hen's teeth clone recipe? I'd like to do one next week

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Old 01-11-2010, 08:45 PM   #2
Jun 2008
Portland, OR
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I found the recipe below. Anyone care to help turn this into an all grain?
7% ABV looks a bit high as well.

Description: Hen's Tooth clone
Recipe Source: Beer Captured
Style: 5
Ingredients: 10oz 40L British Crystal
8oz Torrified Wheat
4oz Belgian Aromatic
9# NB Pilsen Syrup
8oz Lyle's Golden Syrup
1.5oz Challenger (60)
0.25oz Styrian Goldings (15)
0.5oz Challenger (15)
0.5oz Fuggles (2)
irish moss
Wyeast 1275 Thames Valley

Method: 5 gal boil

Original Gravity: 1.068
Final Gravity: 1.016
ABV: 7.04%

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Old 01-26-2011, 06:31 PM   #3
Jan 2011
Reno, NV
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Ok here's the grain bill I came up with.

Volume: 5.5 gal
Efficiency: 75%
Color: 8.5 SRM

12.00 lbs Maris Otter (this is my guess as I highly doubt they use Pilsner malt in this beer)
10.00 oz Crystal 40L
8.00 oz Torrified wheat
4.00 oz Aromatic Malt

As for the bitterness, I thought this beer was really complex so it's difficult to say how bitter it really was. It's probably a combination of the grain bill, the fermentation profile (ie yeast used and fermentation temperature) and also the profile of the water they used. I'd say it's a fairly bitter beer but that could also be due to high sulfate water which would increase perceived bitterness. As a first attempt, I'd probably target about 45 IBUs and then adjust bitterness on a subsequent batch. I think at 45 you'd still get a pretty decent beer if it ends up off the mark.


1.20 oz Challenger (7.5%) at 60 min (~38 IBU)
0.25 oz Styrian Golding (5.3%) at 15 min (~1.5 IBU)
0.50 oz Challenger (7.5%) at 15 min (~4.2 IBU)
0.50 oz Fuggles (4.3%) at 5 min (~1.9 IBU)

Again, no idea if this is the actual recipe, but I think this would turn into a good beer even so. If you decide on brewing this and do a side by side comparison, let us know how close it is to the real thing. Good luck!

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Old 07-30-2012, 05:29 PM   #4
Aug 2011
Chicago, IL
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Did anyone end up brewing this? I want to do a Hen's Tooth clone...
Drinking: Dogtoberfest, Autumn Harvest Amber, Fire in the Belly Imperial Stout.
Fermenting: V for Vienna, 2013 Bock.
In planning: TEA for two, First Flakes American Brown.

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