The airlock bubbling tells me when I should start checking gravity. Gravity tells me when I should start thinking about bottling. I don't think in days or weeks.
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This is a stupid waste of hops - please bring me a bottle at the NHC in Philly!
Looks good. I think you're heading for the ~1.065 range. I just picked up 5 oz of Citra. I haven't used them before, so I'm excited about trying them. I'm thinking about making a single hopped citra APA in a couple of months.....A couple of months, just because there are a handful of brews in line before it!
Qiuckly looking at your recipe there is something wrong. An og of 1.071 for a 3 gallon batch with less than 7# of grain seems highly implausible if not impoossible.
I like to use a house blend for almost all my recipes, unless I'm going for a truly traditional take on a beer (ESB, pils, Bock).
40% Rahr 2-row
40% Wey. Pils
I can increase the Munich for "malty-ness" and color, the Pils for delicate beers, or the 2-row if there is a lot of specialty malts or total fermentables (which drown out the pils anyway).