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Old 10-03-2012, 06:17 PM   #1
Apr 2012
Charlottesville, Va
Posts: 706
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Recipe Type: All Grain   
Yeast: S-05   
Batch Size (Gallons): 1.5 gal   
Original Gravity: 1.058   
Final Gravity: 1.014   
IBU: 35   
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60   
Color: 12   
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 14 days 68*F   
Tasting Notes: Not overly hoppy but you know there is Cascade hops in there.   

3 lb 2-Row US
4 oz Crystal 60
2 oz Crystal 40

1/4 oz Cascade 60 min
1/2 oz Cascade 15 min
1/4 oz Cascade Dry hopped 7 days.

Mashed at 152*F

Bottle conditioned for 3 weeks at 72*

I have made this recipe twice both times getting rave reviews from family and friends. They keep asking for more.

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Old 10-13-2012, 11:27 PM   #2
Oct 2012
Buffalo, NY
Posts: 53

Sounds good. Anything commercial/craft brews you might compare it to? Curious to see the color on this too, with only 3lbs of base grain.

What yeast did you use; id assume an american ale yeast (us-05?)

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Old 11-20-2012, 05:54 PM   #3
Apr 2012
Charlottesville, Va
Posts: 706
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Sorry it took so long to reply.
The closest beer I have had to this was Deschutes Brewerys Mirror Pond. Infact the first taste of it I was brought back to that trip out there.

I used US-05 and since this is a 1.5 gal batch so think more like 12-13 lbs or grain for a "normal" size batch. It came out a beautiful pale amber color, or is it a dark pale color?
Friends keep asking when am I going to brew this one again. I have not brewed it since posting. I have been playing with other recipes but maybe in Dec I will break this recipe out and double it so I have enough to keep my friends happy for a sort period of time.
Suburban Farmhouse Brewery

Primary: Home Hops 15 IPA
Bottled: Huis Koyt, Summer In Sommelsdijk, Trekker Huis ( Tractor House) Saison
Up coming beers: Higgs Special with Homegrown hops

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