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Old 10-11-2012, 01:34 PM   #1
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Default Winter Warmer Critique

Getting ready to do my first Winter Warmer. I'm essentially shooting for a spiced Robust Porter. I would appreciate any thoughts (This is a 3 gal recipe and 70% Efficiency). Thanks.

7lbs Crisp Pale Ale
1lb Simpsons Medium Crystal
.25lb Briess Roasted Barley
.13lb Weyermann Carafa III

2 oz Willamette (5.5%) (60 Min)

1 tsp Irish Moss (15 Min)

1/4 tsp ground cinnamon (1 Min)
1/8 tsp ground ginger (1 Min)
1/8 tsp ground nutmeg (1 Min)
1/8 tsp ground allspice (1 Min)

Wyeast 1728 (Scottish Ale)

Mash @ 154
Boil for 60 Min

Est. OG = 1.073
Est. FG = 1.021
Est. IBU = 50
Est. Color = 25 SRM

Keg: Fresh-Hop Amber; Galaxy/Simcoe/Citra IPA; Maharaja Clone; Winter Warmer
Primary: Rye Pale Ale; Red Dragon (Imperial Red Ale)
On Deck: Tripel; Smoked Porter; Marzen; Ahtanum/Belma/Columbus IPA
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:59 PM   #2
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Sounds delicious to me! I recently did a similar recipe but added a bit of smoked malt and used fresh sliced ginger root, crushed allspice berries, and whole cinnamon sticks to spice in the last 5 min of the boil. It's still in the primary so I'm not sure how it's turning out. Let me know how this one goes!
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