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Old 03-29-2011, 11:53 PM   #1
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Default All-Grain - Hop Limbo IPA

Recipe Type: All Grain
Yeast: Safale US-05
Yeast Starter: N/A
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.064
Final Gravity: 1.012
IBU: 88
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 12 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 21 @65F
Tasting Notes: Very citrusy, floral notes. Excellent beer.

Hop Limbo IPA
14-B American IPA
Author: Suthrncomfrt1884

Size: 5.0 gal
Efficiency: 75.0%
Attenuation: 81.2%
Calories: 211.01 kcal per 12.0 fl oz

Original Gravity: 1.064 (1.056 - 1.075)
Terminal Gravity: 1.012 (1.010 - 1.018)
Color: 11.91 (6.0 - 15.0)
Alcohol: 6.82% (5.5% - 7.5%)
Bitterness: 88.3 (40.0 - 70.0)

Ingredients:
8.0 lb English 2-row Pale
1.0 lb Munich 10L Malt
1.0 lb Caramel Malt 20L
.5 lb Rye Flaked
.25 lb Caramel Malt 60L
1.0 lb Corn Sugar
1.0 oz Citra (10.3%) - added during boil, boiled 60 min
.5 oz Amarillo (8.2%) - added during boil, boiled 30 min
1.0 oz Centennial (9.1%) - added during boil, boiled 10 min
.5 oz Simcoe (14.1%) - added during boil, boiled 10 min
.5 oz Simcoe (14.1%) - added during boil, boiled 5 min
1.5 oz Amarillo (8.2%) - added during boil, boiled 5 min
1.0 oz Centennial (9.1%) - steeped after boil
2.0 ea Fermentis US-05 Safale US-05
1.0 oz Simcoe (13.0%) - added dry to primary fermenter
0.5 oz Saaz (5.0%) - added dry to primary fermenter

Schedule:
Ambient Air: 70.0 F
Source Water: 60.0 F
Elevation: 0.0 m


Notes
Mash @ 156F for 1 hour. Bring mash to 167F for mashout. Ferment at 65F for 2 weeks. Add 1oz. Simcoe and .5oz. Saaz to primary. Dryhop for 1 week before bottling/kegging.

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Old 03-29-2011, 11:55 PM   #2
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Wow 5 different kinds of hops Looks like a tasty beer. I'm going to be playing around with citra hops on my next batch as well.
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Old 04-15-2011, 02:49 AM   #3
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Well, this beer turned out great, but I think I'll be making some adjustments next time. I'm going to drop the Munich malt to a 1/2 pound. I'll also be getting rid of the rye as I feel it make the beer a bit too "heavy" on the mouthfeel. I didn't think I'd get that from only 1/2lb., but I definately notice. It could also be the higher mash temp, which I will also be dropping to 150ish. I originally intended on 152 as my temp, but had a few issues on brew day.

The hop schedule is great. I won't be touching that. The only other thing I may adjust is adding a little calcium carbonate to my water in order to accentuate the bitterness. I feel like the water I used was a little low on the hardness, so the bitterness is a bit low while the hop flavor is amazing.
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