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Old 05-20-2010, 10:51 AM   #11
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Definitely one of my favorite brews as well. Had one batch not attenuate as low as I wanted it to, but still had the carbonation in the ball park of where I wanted it. Scale it down to a 6gal batch and give it a try.
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Old 05-20-2010, 11:42 AM   #12
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Personally I would rather just brew the IIPA and the helles* and blend the two to get this (then you have 3 beers from two brewdays). People love this recipe though.

*That's what this is, a helles and IIPA grainbill mixed in a certain proportion and IIPA hops scaled in the same proportion based on successful blending of the base beers. That is why the grainbill is kinda odd.
Cool idea but just for the record, quoted from Mike:

"As the hops start to drop off a little in your lower OG beer it will probably come more into balance. The Tasty APA uses a lot of hop additions because it originated as a light version of Pliny The Elder. In fact, it originated as a 25/75 blend of Pliny The Elder and a Dortmunder Export. I then "blended" the recipes together and that's why the beer has so much Pilsner malt. As I often recommend when making the Tasty APA, you may want to come up with a simpler hop bill."

I have this fermenting right now, can't wait to try it.
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