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Old 04-20-2006, 04:00 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by maverick
Amount Item Type % or IBU
8.00 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) Grain 80.0 %
2.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 10L (10.0 SRM) Grain 20.0 %
1.27 oz Hallertauer Mittelfrueh [4.00%] (60 min) Hops 18.3 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50%] (30 min) Hops 15.2 IBU
0.50 oz Tettnang [4.50%] (15 min) Hops 4.0 IBU
0.50 oz Tettnang [4.50%] (1 min) Hops 0.3 IBU
1 Pkgs California Ale (White Labs #WLP001) Yeast-Ale
That is a ton of crystal which is not fermentable. I'd limit it to 5-7.5% of the grist for a pale ale. If you added that much to get color, just step up to 20L or 40L and use less of it. My 2 cents.


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Old 04-20-2006, 10:46 PM   #32
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I think it'll be fine.. go ahead and bottle it.

That is a lot of crystal.. but I've used that much (plus other specialty malts) in 11 and 12 lb grain bills with good results. It is probably more than most would recommend but I like it and use it extensively.. the beauty of homebrew is you can make it however you want. For example, I don't care for acrid burnt tastes in my brew so I never use black patent. If it tastes good now then bottle it and drink it.
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