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American IPA Mr. Cheeks - Citra/Simcoe IPA

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Remmy

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Recipe Type
All Grain
Yeast
Fermentis / Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Yeast Starter
No
Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter
No
Batch Size (Gallons)
5.75
Original Gravity
1.055
Final Gravity
1.010
Boiling Time (Minutes)
60
IBU
57.43
Color
5.27
Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp)
18 days / 64F
Additional Fermentation
No
Tasting Notes
Pine and tropical fruit flavors are stand-out in this beer.


Title: Mr. Cheeks - Citra/Simcoe IPA

Brew Method: All Grain
Style Name: American IPA
Boil Time: 60 min
Batch Size: 5.75 gallons (fermentor volume)
Boil Size: 7 gallons
Boil Gravity: 1.045
Efficiency: 86% (brew house)

STATS:
Original Gravity: 1.055
Final Gravity: 1.010
ABV (standard): 5.94%
IBU (tinseth): 57.43
SRM (morey): 5.27

FERMENTABLES:
9 lb - American - Pale 2-Row (90%)
1 lb - American - Caramel / Crystal 20L (10%)

HOPS:
0.5 oz - Simcoe, Type: Pellet, AA: 12.7, Use: Boil for 25 min, IBU: 15.23
0.5 oz - Simcoe, Type: Pellet, AA: 12.7, Use: Boil for 20 min, IBU: 13.27
0.5 oz - Simcoe, Type: Pellet, AA: 12.7, Use: Boil for 15 min, IBU: 10.87
0.5 oz - Simcoe, Type: Pellet, AA: 12.7, Use: Boil for 10 min, IBU: 7.94
1 oz - Citra, Type: Pellet, AA: 14.7, Use: Boil for 5 min, IBU: 10.11

MASH GUIDELINES:
1) Infusion, Temp: 152 F, Time: 60 min, Amount: 3.25 gal
2) Sparge, Temp: 175 F, Time: 5 min, Amount: 5.25 gal
Starting Mash Thickness: 1.33 qt/lb

YEAST:
Fermentis / Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05
Starter: No
Form: Dry
Attenuation (avg): 81%
Flocculation: Medium
Optimum Temp: 54 - 77 F
Fermentation Temp: 64 F

NOTES:
Big, big pine notes from the Simcoe and big tropical fruit from the late addition of Citra.
 
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Sounds and looks like a solid beer. BUT... you really should not drink while you operate a chainsaw...:drunk:
I can't drink and operate a chainsaw at the same time. :D Who says someone else wasn't around sawing wood while I was drinking?
 

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Doing this one this weekend. Just got my ingredients in the mail.
 

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Yeah, very good. I brewed this and gave away a lot to people in my life and everyone, including myself, loved it. I will be brewing this again very very soon. If you want a not-so-bitter but very flavourful ipa I would highly recommend it. It was very tasty. I've brewed 6beers so far (all grains from the start) and and this is my fave so far.
 

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Remmy, have you ever considered dry hopping this recipe? I have all the ingredients to make this plus extra Simcoe and Citra. I'm considering dry hopping with two Oz of each per 5 gallons. Thoughts?
 
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Remmy, have you ever considered dry hopping this recipe? I have all the ingredients to make this plus extra Simcoe and Citra. I'm considering dry hopping with two Oz of each per 5 gallons. Thoughts?
Go for it. I make enough IPAs I dry-hop. I'm sure this beer can benefit from a dry-hop but I didn't do that...hence, the recipe is what it is.
 

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What's with the name? Fan of the Lost Boys?
 

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Man this stuff is so good. Drinking my first one now and it's the best beer I've made yet. Smooth, citrusy and hoppy without being overly bitter.
 

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Personally I have never used citra or simco hops. I have brewed many ipa's and can say you can benefit from dry hopping. My main hops of choice are cascade and chinook. I go for bittering and aroma. Enjoy and hoppy brewing.
 

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recipe looks good. I would move up the first addition a little. or maybe add .5 oz chinook at 60 min?
 
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recipe looks good. I would move up the first addition a little. or maybe add .5 oz chinook at 60 min?

Go for it. I like when people suggest alternatives. It's good thinking. But obviously not the recipe.
 

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Never pictured Remmy as a hip hop head, but he's got a good taste in music I see :p
 
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