Invading India Pale Ale

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Arneba28

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Location
Amherst
Recipe Type
Partial Mash
Yeast
Wyeast 1098
Yeast Starter
yes
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter
no
Batch Size (Gallons)
5.5
Original Gravity
1.0626
Final Gravity
1.0211
Boiling Time (Minutes)
60
IBU
74
Color
11
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
7 @ 68-70
Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
8 @ 60-62
6lbs Multons Amber DME
.75 lbs German Wheat Malt
.50 lbs Dextrin Malt
1C Corn Sugar(in boil)

3oz Brambling Cross 5aa 60min
1oz Brambling Cross 5aa 15min
1oz Fuggles 7aau 1min

Mashed Grain at 122,150,158 each with 30 min rests. sparged with 170deg water to bring amount to 3 gallons. add DME and corn sugar just before boil.
Pitch yeast starter..very large starter I used..at 74deg.

Racked to secondary after 7 days.
Primed with 3/4C corn sugar. It will need apx 2 weeks to prime up fully and another week or two to age out. Fairly undrinkable after one week in primary
 
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just tried it after 10 days priming. still a little under carbonated. hoppy taste is mellowing..great Fuggles smell and brambling cross taste. still a bit to bitter..another week and it should be great!!!:drunk:
 
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so much for another week. tried tonight...wonderful..very good now...the most pleased I have been with any of my batches...maybe and 4 days to get as carbonated as I would like. still a little light and slightly watery still...but very very good
 

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