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Old 08-01-2007, 09:50 PM   #1
deharris
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Apr 2007
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Recipe Type: Extract   
Yeast: Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale   
Yeast Starter: No   
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: No   
Batch Size (Gallons): 5   
Original Gravity: 1.071   
Final Gravity: 1.016   
IBU: 16   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 35 SRM   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 7 @ 70 F   
Additional Fermentation: no   
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 @70 F   

Grains/Extract:

6 oz. chocolate
6 oz. carafa dehusked
8 oz. melanoidin
8 oz. carahelles (30-40 L)
4 oz. toasted barley

8 oz. maltodextrin

6.6 lbs. Northwestern Gold LME
1 lb. light DME

Hops:

1 oz. Galena 60 min.
1 oz. Cascade 30 min.
1 oz. Tettnang aroma

Steep grains in 2 gal. water for 30 mins. at 158 F. Sparge with 1/2 gal. at 170 deg. Bring to boil, then remove from heat and add extracts and maltodextrin. Add hops according to schedule. Cool wort to pitching temperature and add Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale Yeast.

 
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Old 11-11-2007, 08:14 PM   #2
deharris
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UPDATE: This beer won first place as a Robust Porter in the English Browns and Porters category of the HOPS BOPS 2007 competition in Philadelphia!

 
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Old 11-30-2007, 05:39 AM   #3
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My girlfriend's name is Kim, so i kinda feel obligated to brew this now.
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Old 12-04-2007, 12:09 PM   #4
deharris
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Go for it, vav. I named this brew after my sweet but slightly evil wife. And my buddy and I have now done a beer for his girlfriend too. They're very proud and protective of their beers.

 
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