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Offline phillamb168

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What did I make? Caribou Slobber American Pils
« on: May 23, 2012, 11:32:47 AM »
Heck of a lag time but it's fermenting nicely now, three days later. I'm just curious as to what sort of monster I've created. What say ye?

Caribou Slobber American Pils

Style: American Brown Ale   OG: 1.052   
Type: All Grain   FG: 1.016   
Rating: 4.0   ABV: 4.72 %   
Calories: 172   IBU's: 55.67   
Efficiency: 70 %   Boil Size: 22.26 L   
Color:   42.2 EBC     Batch Size: 18.93 L   
Boil Time: 90 minutes   
 
Fermentation Steps
Name   Days / Temp
Primary   14 days @ 21.1°C
Secondary   14 days @ 22.2°C
Bottle/Keg   14 days @ 23.3°C
 
Grains & Adjuncts
Amount   Percentage      Name   Time   Gravity
5.00 kg    87.66 %      Simpsons Maris Otter   60 mins   1.038
0.34 kg    5.96 %      Briess Caramel 60L   60 mins   1.034
0.11 kg    1.99 %      Chocolate Malt   60 mins   1.028
0.25 kg    4.38 %      Weyermann Caraaroma   60 mins   1.034
 
Hops
Amount   IBU's      Name   Time   AA %
50.00 g    20.22      Saaz   60 mins    3.50
20.00 g    8.11      Saaz   40 mins    4.00
20.00 g    7.10      Saaz   30 mins    4.00
30.00 g    8.40      Saaz   20 mins    4.00
50.00 g    2.49      Centennial   1 mins   10.00
50.00 g    9.34      Simcoe    1 mins   13.00
50.00 g    0.00      Amarillo Gold   0 mins    8.50
50.00 g    0.00      Nelson sauvon    0 mins   13.00
 
Yeasts
Amount   Name   Laboratory / ID
1.0 starter wyeast American lager slurry.
 
Additions
(none)
 
Mash Profile
Sacch' Rest   60 min @ 67.2°C
 Add 17.85 L ( 3.49 L/kg ) water @ 75.9°C
Mashout   10 min @ 76.7°C
 Heat to 76.7°C over 2 mins
 
Carbonation
(none)
 
Notes
See full Northern Brewer recipe instructions.
 
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Re: What did I make? Caribou Slobber American Pils
« Reply #1 on: May 28, 2012, 11:36:32 AM »
Definately not a Pils. Pretty much a hoppy, American Brown Ale.
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Re: What did I make? Caribou Slobber American Pils
« Reply #2 on: May 28, 2012, 06:59:59 PM »
I have a hard time imagining how drinking the beer made from this recipe would bring to mind Pils. Unless, maybe you can taste the Saaz. Still, that's an intriguing hop bill you've got there. I'm curious to hear how it turns out.
French Brown? ;)
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Re: What did I make? Caribou Slobber American Pils
« Reply #3 on: May 29, 2012, 08:20:15 AM »
Yeah, it's more of a 'whythehellnot' beer.
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Re: What did I make? Caribou Slobber American Pils
« Reply #4 on: May 29, 2012, 08:20:44 AM »
intriguing hop bill you've got there.

Can't tell if you're bustin' my balls there or not :-)
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Re: What did I make? Caribou Slobber American Pils
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2012, 09:15:44 AM »
intriguing hop bill you've got there.

Can't tell if you're bustin' my balls there or not :-)
Not at all, I'm all for experimentation with hops!  I've just never seen that combination and think it could make for some tasty brew. 
I just tapped a keg of Brown last weekend that used the NW Ale strain and some Special Roast malt. The special gives it a nice interesting tang that I really like. I wonder if the the Amarillo/Nelson Sauvin wont lend a similar note to your recipe? Please let us know. Cheers!
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