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Old 12-28-2012, 06:34 PM   #111
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Can't let this thread die off. I brewed the AHS mini mash (no citra) yesterday. It was only 20* out. I did use some of the snow in the yard as the water source. Probably only a gallon, but enough to let me call it a Snow Torpedo. SG was 1.065 (close enough to the target of 1.072).

Primary: BM Centennial Blonde,
Secondary: Meads: Carmel Apple, Blueberry - Beer: None
Bottled: Beer: Imperial Pumpkin, Ed Worts AG Porter & Kolsch, Snowpedo, Burned Foot Holiday Ale, Hefewezien, Honey Klosch (10g), Belgian Ale (Schelde), Irish Stout (12yr)
Mead: Capsicumel, Strawberry, Jalapeno, Triple Berry, Blueberry, JOAM (2g), Apfelwein (20g),
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Old 12-31-2012, 09:38 PM   #112
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So this is what I brewed on 8 dec and tapped today.

10 gallon all grain-90 min boil

28lbs 2-row
1 1/2lbs crystal 60l
2.5oz magnum (60 min)
1 Wirloft tablet (15 min)
2oz magnum (5 min)
2oz crystal (5 min)
2 packs wyeast 1056 American ale yeast
1.4oz magnum (dry)
1.4oz crystal (dry)
1.4oz citra (dry)

Mashed in 10 gallons water at 167 degrees f
Steeped at 156 degrees f for 60 min
Fly sparged 175 degrees f for 15/20 min

Fermented 5 days. Then dry hopped in the primary for 9 days. Secondary for 8 days. Kegged and force carbed 24 hours.

O.G. 1.075 F.G. 1.016 ABV 8%
IBUs according to beer smith 66.9

This turned out amazing. By far the best IPA I've ever had. I've never had a SN torpedo but I'm going to go to the store and pick up a 6 pack just to compare the two. If u like IPAs you should definitely try this one. Enjoy.

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Thanks. I'm drinking a Torpedo now, thinking of cloning.
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Old 09-30-2014, 06:21 PM   #114
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I plan on doing this brew the 1st weekend of October. Made some changes with the help of a friend and beersmith. All the numbers are inline with sierra nevadas website, so we shall see how it goes.

8.0 oz Carafoam
8.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L
3 lbs 2.4 oz LME Pilsen Light - Boil 60.0 min
0.75 oz Magnum [13.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min
7 lbs DME Pilsen Light (Briess) - Boil for 20 min
1.00 oz Crystal [4.10 %] - Boil 15.0 min
1.00 oz Magnum [13.00 %] - Boil 15.0 min
0.25 tsp Super Irish Moss - Boil 10.0 mins
1.00 tsp Yeast Nutrient - Boil 5.0 mins
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 5.0 min
0.25 oz Crystal [4.10 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 5.0 min
0.25 oz Magnum [13.00 %] - Steep/Whirlpool 5.0 min
2.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05)
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Dry Hop 5-7 Days
0.50 oz Crystal [4.10 %] - Dry Hop 5-7 Days
0.50 oz Magnum [13.00 %] - Dry Hop 5-7 Days

*Steep 0.8oz carafoam, and 0.8oz crystal 60L in 155F water for 30 mins.
*Bring to boil and add 3.15lbs Pilsen LME, and 0.75oz Magnum hops.
*Boil for 40 min then add 7lbs Pilsen Light DME.
*Boil for 5 min then add 1oz Crystal hops, and 1oz Magnum hops.
*Boil for 5 min then add Super Irish Moss
*Boil for 5 min then add Yeast Nutrient.
*Boil for 5 min then remove from heat and add 0.5oz Citra hops, 0.25oz Crystal hops, 0.25oz Magnum hops, and whirlpool for 5 min.
*Cool, transfer and pitch 2 pkt US-05 American Ale Yeast.
*Dry hop with 0.5oz Citra hop, 0.5oz Magnum hop, 0.5oz Crystal hop for 7-10 days.
*Bottle and prime with 3.8oz Corn Sugar.
Next in line-Limeade Shandy
Fermentors -Mixed Berry Wine
Ready to Drink-Torpedo inspired IPA, Leftovers Pale Ale, Autumn Amber IPA, Barn Burner Saison
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