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Old 07-09-2011, 11:55 PM   #1
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Default Red citra ipa not so red

Brewed a red citra ipa 3.5weeks ago. Bottled today and it was not red at all, more gold colored.

Any advice on why this may be???

6lb gold dme
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1lb carared
.5lb bucuit
2oz roasted barley

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4oz citra over 1hr

It still tastes good, just not the look I wanted


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Old 07-10-2011, 12:20 AM   #2
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I typically use vienna as my base grain for red ales, and also add in rye as well.


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Old 07-10-2011, 12:22 AM   #3
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Here is a picture during bottling
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:29 AM   #4
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I'm shocked that it's that color with roasted barley in it...
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:33 AM   #5
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I know that why I was so surprised! I ordered from brewmasters warehouse, could they have sent thenwrong stuff? I've brewed with roasted bar before it seemed to be the same stuff
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:47 AM   #6
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I've never used them before, but anyone could make a mistake. Looks to me like it wasn't included...
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Old 07-10-2011, 12:53 AM   #7
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No it was they package separately. I definitely received two oz of coffee smelling grains
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Old 07-10-2011, 03:11 AM   #8
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Anyone else???
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Possibly forget to crush the roasted b?

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