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Old 08-14-2008, 07:22 PM   #1
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Default Extract - APA Classic Irish Ale

Recipe Type: Extract
Yeast: Wyeast 1098 British Ale East
Batch Size (Gallons): 5
Original Gravity: 1.055
Final Gravity: 1.014
IBU: 18.7 IBU
Boiling Time (Minutes): 60
Color: 12.2 SRM
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 10 days, 70 degrees
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 20 days, 70 degrees
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6.6 lb Liquid Malt Extract
1 lb British Muton’s Crystal Malt 60 L
.5 lb British Brown Malt 55-70 L
1 lb Buckwheat Honey
.25lb Mesquite Honey
1.5oz Goldings East Kent, 4.8 AA
.5 oz Goldings, East Kent, 4.8 AA
1 pkg British Ale Yeast (Wyest 1098)
1 tsp Irish Moss

This is the second beer made for the American Philological Association (THe first was an APA, http://tinyurl.com/6elp7d)

Steep grains in 4 Liters 150° F for 30 minutes. Remove grains and sparge with 4 Liters 170° F. Add Malt and Honey. Bring to boil. Boil 45 minutes 1.5 oz Goldings East Kent. Boil 15 minutes .5 oz Goldings East Kent, tsp Irish moss. Add to 3 gallons water, to bring total to 5 gallons. Pitch Yeast at 70-75°.

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Old 08-14-2008, 07:33 PM   #2
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If you want any of that honey flavor or aroma to come through, add it after you have cooled your wort to about 85 degrees F. Otherwise, when you boil it all the flavor and aroma will boil out. The honey will completely ferment out anyway but at least with the first method some of it flavor and aroma will show through.

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