Using Aged Hops for an IPA

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I have a few ounces of aged hops I need to use. The unopened HopUnion hops are 3oz Summit, 1 oz Chinook, 2 oz Palisade that have been stored on my keezer for about a year at 34deg. I also have various small amounts of other opened hops to use as well. Here is the recipe I have come up with:

Recipe Specifications
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Boil Size: 6.94 gal
Post Boil Volume: 5.94 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 5.25 gal
Bottling Volume: 5.00 gal
Estimated OG: 1.079 SG
Estimated Color: 10.8 SRM
Estimated IBU: 95.0 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 78.6 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes
Total Hops: 6.90oz

Ingredients:
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Amt Name
12 lbs Pale Malt (2 Row)
2 lbs Munich Malt
8.0 oz Caramel Malt - 40L
7.0 oz Barley, Flaked
6.0 oz Caramel Malt - 60L
5.0 oz Acid Malt
1.00 oz Chinook [7.79 %] - Boil 60.0 min
1.00 oz Summit [15.00 %] - Boil 30.0 min
1.00 oz Summit [15.00 %] - Boil 15.0 min
0.45 oz Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus (CTZ) [15.50 %]
0.75 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] - Boil 5.0
0.70 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] - Boil 5.0 min
1.0 pkg Safale American (DCL/Fermentis #US-05)
1.00 oz Palisade [6.50 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days
1.00 oz Summit [15.00 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days

NOTE: Hops AA have been adjusted for their age using BeerSmiths Aged Hops calculator.



Mash Schedule: BIAB, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 15 lbs 10.0 oz
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Name Description Step Temperat Step Time
Saccharification Add 32.34 qt of water at 160.4 F 152.1 F 60 min
Mash Out Heat to 168.0 F over 7 min 168.0 F 10 min
 

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1 year old hops - shouldn't be a problem if stored well, and it seems they have. You can buy 2 year old hops today!

5 ozs of hops doesn't make much of an IPA in my book. High IBUs, but no flavor.
 

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I would use an ounce of the Summit at 60 mins and reserve the rest for 15 mins or less. I would also shoot for an OG around 1.065 or lower if you want an IPA and not a double IPA. Also, look into how BeerSmith calculates the acid degradation in older hops. It may be for hops stored at room temperature.
 
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1.00 oz Summit [15.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min


1.00 oz Summit [15.00 %] - Boil 15.0 min

1.00 oz Chinook [7.79 %] - Boil 10.0 min


0.45 oz Columbus/Tomahawk/Zeus (CTZ) [15.50 %] Boil 10 min


0.75 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] - Boil 5.0 min


0.70 oz Northern Brewer [8.50 %] - Boil 5.0 min


1.00 oz Palisade [6.50 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days


1.00 oz Summit [15.00 %] - Dry Hop 7.0 Days


Remove a few grains and like this for a hop schedule?


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