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Old 08-30-2011, 07:08 PM   #1
Sep 2009
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I was just gifted 2.5 pounds of CaraRed. I am wondering if this is a good sub for standard crystal malts in IPA's or IIPA's? I have no experience with this malt. I am thinking about making it about %7 of my grist along with Pale Malt on a big IPA. I am guessing it will be copperish...

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Old 08-30-2011, 08:14 PM   #2
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I dont' see a problem with it, except you that you might end up with an army beer... IRA - India Red Ale

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Carbonic bite? Is that like the bubonic plague?
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Needless to say after more than a few drams my mental efficiency matched my mashing efficiency.

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Old 08-30-2011, 10:44 PM   #3
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Carared will not turn a beer red. For that you need a small amount of something much darker.
Everything is better with a beer.

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