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Old 08-22-2011, 01:26 AM   #1
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: White Labs #WLP410   
Batch Size (Gallons): 10   
Original Gravity: 1.064   
Final Gravity: 1.011   
IBU: 21.4 IBUs   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 90   
Color: 3.1 SRM   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7   
Tasting Notes: Scored a 38 in a recent home brew comp.   

Batch Size (fermenter): 10.00 gal
Boil Size: 14.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.045 SG
Estimated Color: 3.1 SRM
Estimated IBU: 21.4 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 90 Minutes

Amt Name Type # %/IBU
8 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 38.1 %
2 lbs White Wheat Malt (2.4 SRM) Grain 9.5 %
8 lbs Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 38.1 %
2 lbs Oats, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 9.5 %
1 lbs Rice Hulls (0.0 SRM) Adjunct 5 4.8 %

0.35 oz Sorachi Ace [10.90 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 6 6.6 IBUs
0.50 oz Citra [13.50 %] - Boil 15.0 min Hop 7 5.8 IBUs
0.50 oz Citra [13.50 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 8 4.3 IBUs
1.00 oz Citra [13.50 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 10 4.7 IBUs
1.00 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Dry Hop 3.0 Days Hop 13 0.0 IBUs

2.20 tsp Flour (Boil 10.0 mins)
1.00 oz Coriander Seed (Boil 5.0 mins)
1 Liter starter Belgian Wit II (White Labs #WLP410)

I really love this beer. Many thought that this would be a hop bomb. It's not at all. The late addition hops give it great floral aroma and a tropical fruit flavor. This beer did pretty will in a recent home brew comp with an overall score of 38. One of the judges even gave it a 42.

Some of the comments:
Mouthful: good wheat profile balances the hops.

Flavor: Floral hops and malt balance well with the sweetness.
Spicy wheat and grainy, cracker like malt, light citrusy hop flavor.

Overall: Refreshing, well made. Features spicy wheat character and light citrus hop. A nice light lawn mower American wheat.

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Old 08-22-2011, 02:05 AM   #2
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I came into this thread thinking that you were complaining about some hops that infected your beer.
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Old 04-27-2012, 03:30 PM   #3
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Getting ready to brew this one again for Summer.

Here is a pic from the last batch.

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Old 12-18-2012, 04:04 PM   #4
May 2012
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I did something similar recently. I will roughly convert to American units.
I went for a bit simpler recipe.

Batch size - 5 gal (20l)

O.G. 1.066
F.G. ??

8 lbs premium pilsner malt
4 lbs wheat malt

0.5 oz Cascade 60 min
0.5 oz Cascade 45 min
0.5 oz Cascade 30 min
0.5 oz Cascade 15 min
0.5 oz Cascade flameout
Brewtarget estimated IBU 29.8

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Well I used different hops and different timing than you. Now that I think of it, it would make more sense like this:
0.5 oz Cascade 60 min
0.5 oz Cascade 30 min
0.5 oz Cascade 10 min
0.5 oz Cascade 5 min
0.5 oz Cascade flameout

But whatever. It has been for 9 days in primary. My question for you: did you rack this beer into secondary fermentor? Your post says only 7 days in primary, did you bottle then?

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Old 08-31-2013, 10:14 PM   #5
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What was the mash temp and length for this recipe???
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Old 09-03-2013, 03:07 PM   #6
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Mashed this one at 152

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