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Old 03-13-2012, 03:23 PM   #11
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I took a FG reading after I degassed a sample: it came out to be 1.018-1.019


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Old 06-24-2012, 07:54 PM   #12
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Has anyone done a side by side? Curious to see how close these are?


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Old 06-24-2012, 08:48 PM   #13
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Try Jamils evil twin recipe.I have that kegged nowand its amazing. Its a hoppy red. Google it and you can find recipe easy
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Old 06-26-2012, 01:36 PM   #14
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Default recipe changed a bit...

I just saw this post on their blog that's from a year ago. Looks like they changed the hops profile a bit to bring it more into the IPA range...and up-ed the alcohol as well...
http://www.greenflashbrew.com/blog/?p=102
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Old 06-26-2012, 11:28 PM   #15
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Agreed on the Jamil's - just finished a keg and ordered another batch!
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Old 04-18-2013, 10:51 PM   #16
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I agree that Jamil's recipe is pretty tasty as well. I do like to clone still, on occasion, but what I've found more appealing as of late is formulating recipes based on what I like about each of these great beers. For instance, I really like the Munich flavor you get in Jamil's Evil Twin, and the dried plum flavor you get from the Crystal 80/120/Special B (whatever it is) that Green Flash uses in the Hop Head Red, and lastly I like the more spicy Rye Malt flavor you get in Founder's Red's Rye (about 15% rye malt)...so combine all three and voila! You get an amazing and unique beer. If you guys are interested, here's my combination recipe:

8# Maris Otter
2# Rye Malt
1# White Wheat Malt
1# Munich
1# Baird's Carastan
.5# Victory
.5# Special B
.5# Carapils

WLP001 fermented at 68F

You choose the hops! I would definitely include Amarillo though, because all three recipes use it and it pairs nicely, but so does Mosaic and rye. My latest batch I used Magnum bittering and Amarillo/Mosaic end of boil and dry hop. Turned out spectacular.
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:29 AM   #17
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I'm brewing this baby tomorrow!! Can't wait!
So here's the makeup. There will be some adjustments when I actually put water to fire but my thoughts are:
10 lb two row
2 lb Munich
1 lb Cara Pils
.5 lb Crystal 55
.5 lb Crystal 120
1.5 oz. Pale Chocolate

Hops:
1 oz. Columbus @ 60 min.
1.5 oz. Amarillo @ 30 min
1 oz. Nugget @ 5 min
1.5 oz Amarillo - Dry Hop (7 days in 2nd)

Thinking of mashing at 155 or so.
That's about it!

I'm ready for the critics! And thanks for all the info.
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Old 06-22-2013, 08:31 AM   #18
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Oh I will definitely update results when I have them!
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Oh I will definitely update results when I have them!
Well, how did it turn out? I just started brewing extract plus specialty grains, but this is on my list of favorite beers, so I want to try to clone it soon.


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