Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Polar Night Pale Ale
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-16-2013, 01:32 PM   #1
Nyrkki
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Helsinki, Finland
Posts: 77
Likes Given: 2

Default Polar Night Pale Ale

This is my first stab at a black ipa/pale ale. My aim is to get a hoppy beer, with some nice caramelly notes and the black currant/chocolate flavor of darker malts.

OG: 1.065
FG: 1.012
ABV: 7,2
IBU: 60
EBC: 57

Malts:
5 kg Maris Otter, EBC 6
1 kg Muncih, EBC 17
370 g Carafa special II, EBC 800
200 g Caramunich, EBC 110

Hops:
30 g Magnum (15%) @ 90 min
50 g Cascade (6,6) @ 5 min
30 g Amarillo (9,5) @ 1 min
30 g Centennial (10,5) @ 1 min


Yeast:
Safale-05

I might add 40-50 g of dryhops, possibly a blend of the aroma hops that I used, but on this I will decide when I get to smell the beer after primary.

I'm mainly wondering about the special malts. Should I add something (roasted barley, more diverse caramel malts)? What about the hop schedule? Also would some more piney hops (simcoe, chinok) shine in this beer, or should they be left to paler pale ales?

Thanks for any advice in advance!


Nyrkki is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 09-16-2013, 01:40 PM   #2
Brulosopher
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Brulosopher's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: Fresno, CA
Posts: 2,824
Liked 271 Times on 208 Posts
Likes Given: 193

Default

I'd drop the CaraMunich to 115g and definitely dry hop!
Brulosopher is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Bi Polar Bear >30% ABV MobyMD Recipes/Ingredients 40 12-09-2014 08:15 PM
Polar bear bmason1623 General Chit Chat 3 08-01-2012 11:55 AM
Bi-Polar Refractometer SkyHighBrew88 Equipment/Sanitation 0 01-11-2012 12:31 AM
Polar Opposite. BigKahuna Equipment/Sanitation 20 09-08-2008 11:43 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS