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Old 02-02-2013, 09:41 PM   #1
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Let me know what you think of this recipe. I've put it together from stuff I had laying around.
5G
10lbs Gold Malt Extract
1.4lbs Briess Caramel 40L (steep)

60min - 2 oz Falconers Flight
45min - 1 oz Falconers Flight
1min - 3 oz Falconers Flight
Dry Hop - 3 oz Ahtanum

Your thoughts?

 
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Old 02-03-2013, 12:03 AM   #2
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Looks real good but that's a ton of caramel for an american ipa. You have to consider that there's prob some caramel or carapils(5%ish) in your lme already. Maybe knock your caramel down to 1/2#. Your beer might not be the color you looking for without the big cara addition but it'll finish much drier.

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Old 02-03-2013, 02:06 AM   #3
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What is the point of the 45 minute addition? Move it to 60 and get more bittering (and/or use less hops).

Why the Ahtanum. Why not dry hop with FF?

I think I would change the 1 minute addition to maybe 1.5 at 5 minutes, and the 1.5 at flame out, and steep it there for 20 minutes before cooling. Ideally you want the brew off the heat before starting the flame-out hop steep.

As DP said reduce the crystal to about 0.5 lbs.

I'd probably sub a pound of table sugar for a pound of LME. IPAs should be a little dryer, and that would help.

 
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Old 03-14-2013, 05:04 AM   #4
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Yea I agree if you are doing a Falconers Flight IPA stick with the Hop 100% swap the Ahtanum with more FF

 
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Old 03-14-2013, 01:21 PM   #5
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That beer, my friend, is an IIPA!
I'd move the 45 min addition to 15, if 2 oz is enough to bitter where you want it with all that extract. I like to hop burst my ipa's

 
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