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Old 05-15-2007, 10:54 PM   #1
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I'm curious if anyone had any thoughts about this one--particularly my hop selection and schedule. I'm going for something with a similar body & sweetness to Three Floyd's Alpha King (which they call a Pale, but with 66 IBU I'd call an IPA). I'm doing a partial mash / late-add extract method.

So...

Mash at 150 degrees:

3 lbs Vienna
8 oz Crystal 40
8 oz Carapils

Then use that wort for a 3 gallon boil with 1 pound light DME.

Add 1.5 oz Northern Brewer (9%) at 60

Then at 15 minutes add 4 lbs Light DME and...

1/2 oz Amarillo (9%)
1/2 oz Simcoe (12%)

At 10 minutes add

1/2 oz Amarillo (9%)
1/2 oz Simcoe (12%)

And at 2 minutes add

1/2 oz Amarillo (9%)
1/2 oz Simcoe (12%)

The HBD recipator puts that at about 65 IBUs, with a SG of 1.063. I figure I'll just use a packet of Safale-05.

I've used Northern Brewer as a bittering hop before & liked it--never used Simcoe or Amarillo--but I love their leaf aromas. Do they play well together? Is using such high alpha hops for flavoring asking for harshness?

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Old 05-16-2007, 05:40 AM   #2
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No harshness there ! Your choice of Amarillo and Simcoe was about the best Hop pairing ever made! This is a fave among your fellow HBT brewers.

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Here's the recipe from BYO:
Alpha King
14-B American IPA

Size: 5.0 gal
Efficiency: 75.0%
Attenuation: 75.0%
Calories: 245.37 per 12.0 fl oz

Original Gravity: 1.073 (1.056 - 1.075)
Terminal Gravity: 1.018 (1.010 - 1.018)
Color: 12.0 (6.0 - 15.0)
Alcohol: 7.25% (5.5% - 7.5%)
Bitterness: 68.66 (40.0 - 60.0)

Ingredients:
1.0 lbs Belgian Pale
1.5 oz Cara-Pils® Malt
1.5 oz Melanoidin Malt
1.5 oz Caramunich® TYPE II
2.0 oz Caramunich® TYPE III
1.5 oz Caramel Malt 60L
1.5 oz Special B - Caramel malt
0.5 oz Red Wheat
6.0 lbs 2-Row Brewers Malt
6 lbs 6 oz Belgian two- row
0.53 oz Magnum (14.5%) - added during boil, boiled 75.0 min
0.71 oz Columbus (15.0%) - added during boil, boiled 75.0 min
2.0 oz Cascade (5.6%) - added during boil, boiled 0.0 min
1.0 oz Cascade (5.6%) - added dry to secondary fermenter
1.0 oz Columbus (15.0%) - added dry to secondary fermenter
1.0 oz Centennial (10.0%) - added dry to secondary fermenter
WYeast 1056 American Ale or White Labs WLP001 2 qt starter


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Extract version:
2.75 lbs light DME
4.5 lbs light LME late addition

The recipe list called for Warrior and Centennial hops for 90 min, but the recipe directions call for Magnum and Columbus hops for 75 min.

Don't know which is right.
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Old 05-16-2007, 08:49 PM   #4
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Wow, Alpha King really runs the gamut with the different crystal-type malts--I guess that's what makes it...complex? Anyway, I might give that a try this summer. Thanks.
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