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    IPA SMaSH malt: Marris Otter or Pilsner?

    I'm going to be brewing tomorrow and I'm debating which kind of malt to use. The recipe is essentially a clone of Double Mountain's Vaporizer IPA—though they used some Brewers Gold in their beer. I originally was going to just use Pilsner malt as the base. Yet I was thinking that Marris...
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    Reusing yeast & Difference in gravity

    I am using a 2nd generation yeast (Wyeast 1762) from a brew that was about 1.052 and repitching it, after it has been washed and made into a 1 liter starter, into a 1.062 beer. I have always heard that when reusing yeast you should pitch up. I was wondering if that was enough of a gravity...
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    Dry hopping AND late additions in SMaSH?

    I'm planning on doing a SMaSH with some Challenger hops and Pilsner Malt. (It's essentially a clone of Double Mountain's Vaporizer IPA.) Since it's going to be a rather hoppy beer so I decided on doing a bunch of late additions, but I figured I could also do some dry hopping with the...