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Old 05-13-2008, 10:59 PM   #11
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Check the recipe I just posted and let me know if you have any questions.


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Old 05-13-2008, 11:50 PM   #12
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Sounds yummy. I'll let you know when it turns out. Thanks!



 
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Old 05-14-2008, 12:11 AM   #13
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You know what, plugging this into BeerSmith I'm getting an IBU of 20. Any ideas why? I set my boil vol to 2.5, late addition for the DME, and set the AA to 4.2% for the Hallertauer. So I'm not sure what that's about.
Also, anyone have any thoughts on how to convert this to AG?

 
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Old 05-14-2008, 12:18 PM   #14
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My BeerSmith gave me the 8IBU. Other calculators (Tinseth) i just tried gave me around 8IBU as well. I'll look into the BeerSmith thing later and try to replicate what you're getting...

As far as all grain, since that depends on your setup (efficiency), just use BeerSmith and your typical efficiency to crunch the numbers and determing how much wheat & pale to hit the SG of 1.053-ish. Bear in mind the wheat DME is 60/40 wheat/pale. Here's a good little extract/AG knowledge bomb:
http://home.elp.rr.com/brewbeer/extract/pres.pdf

Then, determine if you want it a little more "malty" and "mouthfeel-y" and mash higher (156F), or if you want it a little drier and mash lower (152F).
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Old 05-14-2008, 12:43 PM   #15
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I'm still getting 14.5 IBU with an AG conversion. Weird. I tweaked it around a bit to get the numbers where they should be, but here's what I came up with:

OG 1.052
FG 1.013
IBU 10.8
SRM 4.5
Boil time 60
Batch size 5.3 gallons

6# German Wheat Malt
4# Pale Malt, 2-row, Belgium
4 oz cara-pils
4 oz Munich
0.75 oz Hallertauer
Wyeast 3068

Mash @ 156 for 60 min
EDIT: efficiency set to 70%

 
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Old 05-14-2008, 01:06 PM   #16
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Bigger boil volume yields better hop utilization. That's why you're getting a larger IBU value. Otherwise, looks good, guy.

Assuming you're using 5.3gal as your boil volume, and 5gal as the final volume, I'm getting 14.5IBU also; so everything checks out in that respect. If I were going AG on this, I'd be using a boil of around 6+gal and ending around 5.5gal for an absolute final finished beer volume of about 5gal - with losses due to breaks, trub, transfer, etc. With those numbers, I would get around 13.8IBU, so even scaling the Hallertauer down to 0.5oz (due to better utilization from bigger boil volume) to give 7IBU could work, too.

I'd be impressed if someone can use their tounge to tell the difference between 8IBU and 14IBU in a brew with 3068. But you've got the right idea - just tweak everything to hit approximately what you're shooting for.
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Old 05-14-2008, 01:51 PM   #17
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5.3 is the final, 7.5 is the boil on mine (but with my system I do a split batch, so I boil 5.5 and 2 usually, putting the hops in the 5 gal boil). As for the IBU diff, I know about utilization, which is why I was even more surprised the extract version came out with 20 IBU on a 2.5 gal boil. Whatever, I'll be giving this AG version a go in early June and let you know how it turns out.

 
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Old 05-14-2008, 03:29 PM   #18
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Quote:
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Absolutely. I'm a fan of most of the Dane's brews. I tried their Steam this weekend and was pleased to note that I enjoyed mine better
That's a nice feeling.
I'll post tonight.

 
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Old 05-14-2008, 04:38 PM   #19
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Their oatmeal stout is probably a pretty standard oatmeal stout recipe, but has anyone tried cloning it?
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Old 05-16-2008, 03:30 AM   #20
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Sorry it look me a bit to post.......

The Dane's Old Glory....



http://www.homebrewtalk.com/showthread.php?t=66075



 
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