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Old 04-16-2012, 05:10 PM   #1
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Got the recipe for one of my favorite beers from the brew master of a local brew pub. I scaled his recipe down from 14 bbls to this.

My LHBS does not carry Pauls, nor the crystals shown.

If I substitute the same quantities of 60 for the 65, 80 for 90 and 120 for 140, the color doesn't change much, but what about the flavors ?

Before I go back to the brewer and hope that he will offer to sell me some of his Paul's, should I be concerned that it's Pauls or Weyerman's or what ever my LHBS carries?

I appreciate your input.

Style: American Brown Ale
TYPE: Partial Mash
Boil Size: 4.50 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.50 gal
Estimated OG: 1.055 SG
Estimated Color: 26.8 SRM
Estimated IBU: 20.3 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 74.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

6 lbs Pale Malt - 2 Row (2.0 SRM)
11.0 oz Biscuit (Dingemans) (22.5 SRM)
11.0 oz Pauls Medium Crystal - 65L
11.0 oz Pauls Dark Crystal - 90L
11.0 oz Pauls Extra Dark Crystal Malt -140L
6.0 oz Pauls Chocolate Malt (400.0 SRM)

0.31 oz Magnum [14.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min
0.40 oz Willamette [4.70 %] - Boil 30.0 min
0.60 oz Willamette [4.70 %] - Boil 5.0 min

1 lbs 8.0 oz Extra Light Dry Extract [Boil for 1 min]

1.0 pkg Scottish Ale (Wyeast Labs #1728)

Mash 155.0 F 60 min

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Old 04-16-2012, 05:26 PM   #2
Sep 2011
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For the malt flavors this isn't a bad reference.

I would just go with whatever brand you have readily available. That way if you decide to make it again you will be more likely to get the same ingredients.

Sounds good though.


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