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Old 02-02-2013, 08:56 PM   #1
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I wanted to take a stab at cloning Brewdog's Hardcore IPA. It is an intense beer. They describe it as an Explicit Imperial IPA. ABV coming out to around 9.2%. I did some research and this is the best clone that I could come up with. The use a massive hop rocket but I will just be dry hopping. I brewed this a couple of nights ago and the OG came out to 1.085. It is fermenting away and really needed that blowoff tube! Smells amazing! Let me know what you think

5 gallon

OG 1.084

17.5lbs Maris Otter
1.0lbs Crystal 40L

2.0oz Columbus 60-90 mins
1oz Centennial 60-90 mins
0.5oz Simcoe 60-90 mins
0.5oz Centennial 30 mins
0.5oz Simcoe 30 mins
0.5oz Centennial 10 mins
0.5oz Simcoe 10 mins
0.5oz Simcoe 5 mins
2.0oz Simcoe leaf dry hop

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Old 02-05-2013, 01:56 AM   #2
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Still bubbling away. Too early to add the dry leaf hops. Can't wait to all those happy Simcoe cones in there.

 
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:38 PM   #3
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Sounds like a great beer- let us know how it turns out.
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