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Old 10-24-2010, 05:28 AM   #1
Sep 2010
Bothell WA
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With my first IPA now in the secondary, my primary is now available for round #2.

I have one can of Cooper's light liquid UME and have been wanting to create a SMaSH. I've been wanting to try a citrusy hops variety, and I've heard good things about amarillo hops. What do you all think of my below recipe? What should can I expect from it?

Thanks in advance for any input

Batch size: 2gallons
Boil size: 1.5gallons
Boil time: 60min
Yeast: Safale US-05
Malt: 3.3lb Cooper's light liquid UME
1) .5oz of amarillo hops for 60min
2) .5oz of amarillo hops for 10min
3) 1oz of amarillo dry hopped in the secondary

ABV = 5.2%
Color = 4 SRM
OG = 1.054
FG = 1.015
IBU = 37.2

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Old 10-24-2010, 05:38 AM   #2
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Looks good to me. If you want to change something I would split the 1 oz. for dry hopping and add 1/2 at flame out. like:

1) .5oz of amarillo hops for 60min
2) .5oz of amarillo hops for 15min
3) .5oz of amarillo @ flame out
4) .5oz of amarillo dry hopped in the secondary

looks good either way...
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Old 10-25-2010, 01:27 AM   #3
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If you want citrus flavor, add around the 30 minute mark, if you want aroma, add around the 5 to flame-out mark and/or dry hop.
Primary: Nothing
Secondary: DFH Punkin Ale
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Drinking: Yakima Blonde (Imperialized), Banana Wheat, Russian Imperial Stout, and anything i can get my hands on
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Old 10-25-2010, 12:12 PM   #4
Nov 2008
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Yeah, you need some addition around 20 minutes to get some flavor. That is the point of a SMASH anyway.

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