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Title: How does this IPA look?
Post by: uintafly on October 11, 2011, 09:08:43 PM
I created this by looking over a bunch of SN Celebration clone recipes, and combining what I thought would work (and what is available at the LHBS).  Any ideas or suggestions are appreciated.

6 lbs. Coopers Light LME
2 lb. American 2-row pale (steeped for 30 min.)
1 lb. Briess Carapils (steeped for 30 mins.)
1 lb. Breiss crystal 40 L (steeped for 30 min.)

1.5 Chinook     60 min.
.5 Centennial   10 min.
.5 Cascade      10 min.
.5 Centennial    1 min
.5 Cascade       1 min.
.5 Cascade and Centennial dry hopped @ 7 days

White Labs California Ale (wlp001)

Expected OG - 1.062
Expected FG- 1.015
IBU -53.8
SRM - 8
ABV - 6.3%

5 gallon batch, done with a 3 gallon boil.

Thanks for any info
Title: Re: How does this IPA look?
Post by: hopfenundmalz on October 11, 2011, 09:20:17 PM
The head brewer at Sn, Steve Dressler gave an interview on the Brewing Network last year.  When asked for a recipe, he gave the Celebration recipe.

Use 2 to one for the Cascade to Centennial.  SN only uses C-60ish crystal in their beers.  The recipe he gave was only Pale malt and C-60. I would try and get near these specs;
http://www.sierranevada.com/beers/celebrationale.html
 



Title: Re: How does this IPA look?
Post by: denny on October 11, 2011, 09:24:17 PM
You can get rid of the carapils.  Not only does SN not use it, but with extract you won't need the extra body.  As a point of reference, here's Dean Larson's classic Christmas Tree ale recipe.  About as close as you can get to Cewlebration.

#329 Christmas Tree Ale

A ProMash Recipe Report

Recipe Specifics
----------------

Batch Size (Gal):         5.50    Wort Size (Gal):    5.50
Total Grain (Lbs):       14.25
Anticipated OG:          1.064    Plato:             15.64
Anticipated SRM:           9.7
Anticipated IBU:          68.3
Brewhouse Efficiency:       73 %
Wort Boil Time:             75    Minutes

Pre-Boil Amounts
----------------

Evaporation Rate:       1.50    Gallons Per Hour
Pre-Boil Wort Size:    7.38    Gal
Pre-Boil Gravity:      1.048    SG          11.82  Plato


Grain/Extract/Sugar

   %     Amount     Name                          Origin        Potential SRM
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
 93.0    13.25 lbs. Pale Malt(2-row)              America        1.036      2
  7.0     1.00 lbs. Crystal 60L                   America        1.034     60

Potential represented as SG per pound per gallon.


Hops

   Amount     Name                              Form    Alpha  IBU  Boil Time
-----------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1.00 oz.    Chinook                           Whole   13.00  41.2  60 min.
  0.25 oz.    Chinook                           Whole   14.30  11.3  60 min.
  0.50 oz.    Chinook                           Whole   13.00  15.8  30 min.
  0.50 oz.    Centennial                        Whole    9.30   0.0  0 min.
  0.50 oz.    Cascade                           Whole    8.10   0.0  0 min.
  0.50 oz.    Cascade                           Whole    8.10   0.0  Dry Hop
  0.50 oz.    Centennial                        Whole    9.30   0.0  Dry Hop


Extras

  Amount      Name                           Type      Time
--------------------------------------------------------------------------
  1.00 Unit(s)Whirlfloc                      Fining     5 Min.(boil)
  1.00 Tsp    Gypsum                         Other     60 Min.(boil)


Yeast
-----

WYeast 1056 Amercan Ale/Chico


Mash Schedule
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Mash Name:

Total Grain Lbs:   14.25
Total Water Qts:   19.00 - Before Additional Infusions
Total Water Gal:    4.75 - Before Additional Infusions

Tun Thermal Mass:   0.13
Grain Temp:        65.00 F


                     Step   Rest   Start   Stop  Heat     Infuse   Infuse  Infuse
Step Name            Time   Time   Temp    Temp  Type     Temp     Amount  Ratio
---------------------------------------------------------------------------------
sacc                   0     60    152     152   Infuse   169       19.00   1.33


Total Water Qts:           19.00 - After Additional Infusions
Total Water Gal:            4.75 - After Additional Infusions
Total Mash Volume Gal:      5.89 - After Additional Infusions

All temperature measurements are degrees Fahrenheit.
All infusion amounts are in Quarts.
All infusion ratios are Quarts/Lbs.


Title: Re: How does this IPA look?
Post by: uintafly on October 11, 2011, 10:24:31 PM
What if I got rid of the carapils and crystal, and added 2 lbs. Caramel 60?  And then kept the hops the same except added an ounce of Cascade @ 30 mins.  That will get my IBU's almost right on, and will also darken it to 15 SRM.

 
Title: Re: How does this IPA look?
Post by: Kit B on October 11, 2011, 10:58:32 PM
You don't need 2#...Maybe a half to 3/4....Or, like Denny suggested, above (after reading).
And, you can go easy on the moustache.
Freddy would have liked it that way.
Title: Re: How does this IPA look?
Post by: uintafly on October 13, 2011, 12:23:13 AM
Thanks for the help guys.

And you can never have too much 'stache!