Cascade/Citra IPA advice

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MrNic

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Just though I'd post my recipe and see what advice you guys have about it.


Cascade/Citra Pale Ale - American IPA
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Batch Size: 5.000 gal
Boil Size: 3.000 gal
Boil Time: 1.000 hr
Efficiency: 70%%
OG: 1.055
FG: 1.011
ABV: 5.7%%
Bitterness: 70.0 IBUs (Tinseth)
Color: 8 SRM (Morey)

Fermentables
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Name Type Amount Mashed Late Yield Color
Pilsner Liquid Extract Extract 3.500 lb No No 78%% 2 L
Pilsner Liquid Extract Extract 3.500 lb No Yes 78%% 2 L
Cara-Pils/Dextrine Grain 8.000 oz No No 72%% 1 L
Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L Grain 1.000 lb No No 74%% 40 L
Total grain: 8.500 lb

Hops
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Name Alpha Amount Use Time Form IBU
Cascade 6.9%% 1.000 oz Boil 1.000 hr Pellet 21.9
Cascade 6.9%% 1.500 oz Boil 15.000 min Pellet 16.3
Citra 13.4%% 1.500 oz Boil 15.000 min Pellet 31.7
Citra 13.4%% 0.500 oz Dry Hop 7.000 day Pellet 0.0
Cascade 6.9%% 0.500 oz Dry Hop 7.000 day Pellet 0.0

Yeast
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Name Type Form Amount Stage
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Dry 2.232 tsp Primary


Should I add more dry hops? Any advice is appreciated.
 

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I just started a cascade/citra IPA on Sunday. I used only cascade in the boil - 1.5oz @ 60, 2oz @ 10, 1oz @ 1. I'll be dry hopping with 2 oz citra. It's basically the same as an all-cascade IPA I make, but switching the dry hop to citra.
 

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I just started a cascade/citra IPA on Sunday. I used only cascade in the boil - 1.5oz @ 60, 2oz @ 10, 1oz @ 1. I'll be dry hopping with 2 oz citra. It's basically the same as an all-cascade IPA I make, but switching the dry hop to citra.
Doing something similar with my next APA or IPA: Cascade in the boil and Citra dry hop. I think the two will go very well together!
 

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I have an all grain Cascade/Citra IPA in primary that I started 3 days ago! My hop schedule was/will be:

0.5 oz Citra, pellets, 13.4% AA FWH
0.25 oz Citra, pellets, 60 min
0.75 oz Citra, pellets, 10 min
2 oz Cascade, whole, 7.1% AA flameout
2.5 oz Citra, pellets, dry hopped in secondary

My motivation for the beer is actually to be not hugely bitter, but have a huge hop aroma, a summer session IPA, if you will. Tasted some from a gravity reading yesterday and it tastes really good so far.
 

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Funny, I'm drinking an imperial IPA I dry hopped with two-ounces of whole Citra. This is the best beer I have ever made.

Enjoy!
 

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I brewed two IPA's last weekend. Same exact recipes except the base malt I used in one was American 2 row and the other Maris Otter. I'll be using 1.5 oz of citra as my dry hop in both. Never used citra and can't wait to taste the results.
 

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I just tapped a keg with a Citra/Cascade blended APA. It is phenominal, I really love this hop combination. I find the grapefruit-iness of the cascade really balances out the tropical fruitiness of the Citra.

60 Minute: .45 Oz Magnum
15 Minute: .5 oz Citra
10 Minute: .5 oz Citra
5 Minute: .5 oz Cascade
Flameout: .5 oz Cascade

delicious
 
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