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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 Session IPA, Wyld Pale ale, Arrogant Bastard clone, ESB
Conditioning ESB, Sessions IPA
On Deck Kate RIS clone, Dales Pale Ale Clone, Belgian Dubbel, IPA, Belgian Golden Strong Ale
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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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