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NoH20

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I have a few all grains under my belt, but have been mostly copying recipes. I did an APA from scratch and it turned out pretty good. I used a bit of crystal 60, but I think that malt is too malty for my taste (or maybe I didn't have enough bitterness), but very drinkable.

Attempting a grapefruit IPA next. I have 2 row, Munich and Caramel 10 on hand. Want to try to use what I have for the most part.

Plan on some grapefruit peel at flameout, but also using applicable hops.

Here's what I have so far -

12 lbs 2 row
2 lbs Vienna
1 lb Munich

1 oz warrior @ 60
.5 oz centennial @ 20
.5 oz Amarillo @ 10
.5 centennial @ 5
.5 Amarillo @ flameout
Grapefruit peel @ flameout
1 oz Cascade in secondary.

Should I reverse the Cascade and Centennial, only use 1 since they are similar , etc?

Should I use the crystal 10 on hand rather than Munich to bump up the SRM a bit (beerSmith puts it @ 4.5, 55 IBUs).

Any critique is welcomes, trying to learn.

Todd
 
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NoH20

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Last check, headed to lhbs tomorrow....
 

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Just had a grapefruit IPA from Ballast Point in San Diego. It's a seasonal take on their Sculpin IPA and it was wonderful.

Got me thinking about making a grapefruit IPA myself. How did yours turn out?
 
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