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Old 10-11-2012, 09:00 PM   #11
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Thanks, I'll give that a try too.
could it be that this is the one that is aged on Spanish ceder? Don't know myself just a question.

 
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Old 10-12-2012, 01:48 AM   #12
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This is not brewed with tobacco or Spanish cedar. I would recommend a complex hop schedule (ie jai lai) and the definite use of simcoe. This beer is juicy with hop flavor! One of my favorites but we just moved from Tampa to NY and I haven't seen it yet.
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Old 10-12-2012, 02:10 AM   #13
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This is what I was given via email from Wayne, their brewer.

"We use 2-row, C60L, Dark Chocolate, Vienna and Munich.

We hop it with Vanguard, Amarillo, Centennial, Willamette, Pacifica, Cascade and Citra.

OG is 18 plato. About 65 IBUs."

 
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Old 10-12-2012, 12:36 PM   #14
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I haven't been to the brewery in a while, but I seem to remember that they use Rahr 2Row, and Weyermann for the "German-style" malts. Crystal and Dark Chocolate may be Briess (their Choc 420L, not the regular 350).

 
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Old 10-12-2012, 07:55 PM   #15
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This is what I was given via email from Wayne, their brewer.

"We use 2-row, C60L, Dark Chocolate, Vienna and Munich.

We hop it with Vanguard, Amarillo, Centennial, Willamette, Pacifica, Cascade and Citra.

OG is 18 plato. About 65 IBUs."
that's a crazy hop schedule, I'm going to have to reformulate and give it another go.

The original recipe I posted was great, but it wasn't Tocobaga.

 
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Old 11-07-2012, 11:46 AM   #16
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Here is my effort at a clone based on Wayne's information. I am going to brew in 2 weeks.

Tocabaga Clone
American IPA
Type: All Grain Date: 11/6/2012
Batch Size (fermenter): 6.08 gal Brewer: Tony
Boil Size: 9.79 gal Asst Brewer:
Boil Time: 90 min Equipment: Pot (18.5 Gal/70 L) and Cooler (9.5 Gal/40 L) - All Grain
End of Boil Volume 7.10 gal Brewhouse Efficiency: 68.00 %
Final Bottling Volume: 6.03 gal Est Mash Efficiency 76.4 %
Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage Taste Rating(out of 50): 30.0
Taste Notes:
Ingredients


Ingredients
Amt Name Type # %/IBU
15 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 1 81.8 %
1 lbs 4.0 oz Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2 6.6 %
1 lbs Munich Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 3 5.3 %
1 lbs Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM) Grain 4 5.3 %
3.2 oz Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM) Grain 5 1.1 %
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] - First Wort 90.0 min Hop 6 13.5 IBUs
0.50 oz Centennial [10.00 %] - First Wort 90.0 min Hop 7 14.8 IBUs
0.50 oz Centennial [10.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 8 13.5 IBUs
0.50 oz Amarillo Gold [8.50 %] - Boil 45.0 min Hop 9 10.5 IBUs
0.50 oz Pacifica [5.50 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 10 5.7 IBUs
0.50 oz Vanguard [5.50 %] - Boil 20.0 min Hop 11 4.5 IBUs
0.50 oz Willamette [5.50 %] - Boil 10.0 min Hop 12 2.7 IBUs
0.50 oz Vanguard [5.50 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 13 1.5 IBUs
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 14 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 15 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Pacifica [5.50 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 16 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Willamette [5.50 %] - Boil 0.0 min Hop 17 0.0 IBUs
1.0 pkg American Ale (Wyeast Labs #1056) [124.21 ml] Yeast 18 -
0.50 oz Cascade [5.50 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 19 0.0 IBUs
0.50 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days Hop 20 0.0 IBUs


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.076 SG Measured Original Gravity: 1.046 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.020 SG Measured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 7.4 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 4.7 %
Bitterness: 66.5 IBUs Calories: 151.6 kcal/12oz
Est Color: 15.6 SRM
Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Full Body, Batch Sparge Total Grain Weight: 18 lbs 15.2 oz
Sparge Water: 6.15 gal Grain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F Tun Temperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE Mash PH: 5.20

Mash Steps
Name Description Step Temperature Step Time
Mash In Add 26.89 qt of water at 166.8 F 156.0 F 45 min


Sparge Step: Batch sparge with 3 steps (Drain mash tun, , 3.53gal, 3.53gal) of 168.0 F water
Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).
Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Keg Volumes of CO2: 2.3
Pressure/Weight: 12.54 PSI Carbonation Used: Keg with 12.54 PSI
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 45.0 F Age for: 30.00 days
Fermentation: Ale, Single Stage Storage Temperature: 65.0 F
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Old 11-08-2012, 02:40 PM   #17
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That looks awesome cant wait to hear how it turns out

 
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Old 11-08-2012, 03:41 PM   #18
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This beer definitely uses mostly Simcoe in the dry hop, very distinct. If you get a close malt bill I'd be interested to, as this is IMO their best year rounder, a damn fine beer.

 
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Old 11-08-2012, 05:46 PM   #19
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This beer definitely uses mostly Simcoe in the dry hop, very distinct. If you get a close malt bill I'd be interested to, as this is IMO their best year rounder, a damn fine beer.
According to Wayne the head brewer at CC it doesn't use Simcoe.

 
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Old 11-08-2012, 06:00 PM   #20
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Yeah, I saw that post after I wrote this... you'd think I was new at this. I could swear every time I drink that all I get is Simcoe on the aroma, you know how distinct it smells, pine citrus with that "catty" ness to it. But i've been wrong before.

 
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