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Old 11-23-2012, 09:42 PM   #1
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Default Best use of limited Simcoe

I'm down to my last 2oz of Simcoe. I'm planning on a double ipa, as close as I can get to Pliny. I'll need to substitute for some of the Simcoe and I'm wondering when it is most important to use the real thing? Flavor, aroma, or dry?

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Old 11-23-2012, 10:04 PM   #2
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Dry hop!!!

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Old 11-23-2012, 10:50 PM   #3
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I made this recently and it is a huge hit. Gotta find some more Simcoe as the 2nd keg is almost spent. I brewed it early October and will have kicked 2 kegs by the end of this month.
Recipe is for 12gallons but you have enough for a 5 gallon batch. This recipe appearred like there were not enough hops but it really spotlighted the Simcoe. It went from boil pot to glass in 3 weeks. I used WLP01 yeast in 1 carboy and WLP400 in the other.

Wyld extra Pale Ale
American Pale Ale
Type: All Grain
Date: 10/1/2012
Batch Size: 12.00 gal
Boil Size: 14.45 gal
Boil Time: 90 min

Amount Item Type % or IBU
16.62 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 70.07 %
2.95 lb Cara-Pils/Dextrine (2.0 SRM) Grain 12.45 %
2.38 lb Munich Malt (9.0 SRM) Grain 10.04 %
1.76 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 20L (20.0 SRM) Grain 7.43 %
0.47 oz Amarillo Gold [10.80 %] (60 min) (First Wort Hop) Hops 9.4 IBU
1.55 oz Simcoe [11.90 %] (Dry Hop 3 days) Hops -
0.78 oz Simcoe [11.90 %] (5 min) Hops 2.6 IBU
1.55 oz Simcoe [11.90 %] (0 min) Hops -
1 Pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast-Ale
1 Pkgs Belgian Wit Ale (White Labs #WLP400) Yeast-Wheat
Drinking Sessions IPA, Belgian Dubbel, Raison D'etre Clone-Belgian Dark Strong ale,
Conditioning Sessions IPA, Dales Pale Ale Clone, Belgian Dubbel, Raison D'etre Clone-Belgian Dark Strong ale, ESB
Primary Bock,
On Deck Kate RIS clone, Oktoberfest, Czek Pilsner, Russian River APA clone, Dominion Oak Barrel Stout, SNCA clone
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Old 11-23-2012, 11:10 PM   #4
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Buy more Simcoe!!
Kegged: Galaxy IPA, Belgian Dubbel and Cherry Funk (Flanders Red + 10 lbs cherries)

Primary: Ned Flanders Red, RR Consecration on 2nd Gen Roeselare, Soured BDSA, Brett B ESB, Brett Trios Oatmeal Stout runnings.

Next: Oro de Calabaza Clone, Backwoods Bastard Clone, House IPA, House APA, German Hefe.
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