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Old 01-31-2013, 03:25 AM   #1
Nov 2012
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My first IPA my base extract is 6lbs of pilsrn malt and 1 lb dried wheat malt. Probably do both for 60 mins? What advantages if I do a late addition like 30 for the DME?
Went Hops nuts this weekend

4oz citra
4oz chinook
2 oz Amarillo
4oz hbc experimental 342

Thinking about bittering hop chinook or hbc.60

Or flavor and aroma of citra. 15-5-0

Rack 1-2.5 gallons to dry hop with different hops.


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Old 01-31-2013, 03:35 AM   #2
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That's an awful lot of hops for a relatively small amount of grain.
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Old 01-31-2013, 03:38 AM   #3
Nov 2012
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I'm not going to use them all for that one,its my first IPA. Just picking a good combo. Chinook/ citra?

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Old 01-31-2013, 02:25 PM   #4
Jan 2011
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6 lbs of pilsen dme
1 lb wheat dme
1 lb sugar

Chinook to bitter (40-50 IBUs perhaps)
Citra & Amarillo at 10/0/DH (0.5 oz. dryhops per gallon of beer -- maybe slip some more Chinook in the DH)

1056 yeast starter

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Old 01-31-2013, 02:30 PM   #5
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Man you can't go wrong with any of those hops! Those + Simcoe + Casade constitute my favorite 5 hops!
Next up: Amber Ale
Primary 1&2: 90 Min IPA clone
Primary 3&4: Belgian Wit
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