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Old 04-29-2012, 05:30 PM   #1
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What's the maximum amount of Carafa I you have used in a batch, and how did it turn out? I want to brew a really roasty Citra black IPA and put 10% Carafa I, but the max I see people using is 5%. Is 10% too XTREEEM?

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Old 04-29-2012, 06:59 PM   #2
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10% is probably the most I'd recommend using.
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