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Offline deepsouth

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Re: One Week beer
« Reply #15 on: June 30, 2012, 09:48:04 AM »
this was the hop schedule for the brett b pale ale i've got in primary at the moment.  i brewed it sunday and today the gravity was 1.018 and it was much more bitter than i thought it would be.

i brew mostly hop-centric beers for the most part so it was a new thing for me to toss so little 60 minute hops in.



0.10 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 2 3.1 IBUs
0.10 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 3 3.9 IBUs
0.10 oz Simcoe [12.20 %] - Boil 60.0 min Hop 4 4.0 IBUs
0.15 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 5 3.5 IBUs
0.15 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 6 4.6 IBUs
0.15 oz Simcoe [12.20 %] - Boil 30.0 min Hop 7 4.6 IBUs
0.75 oz Amarillo Gold [9.30 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 8 4.6 IBUs
0.75 oz Citra [12.00 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 9 5.9 IBUs
0.75 oz Simcoe [12.20 %] - Boil 5.0 min Hop 10 6.0 IBUs
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Re: One Week beer
« Reply #16 on: June 30, 2012, 09:52:58 AM »
Every beer will get better with some aging. How much it can improve depends on the yeast. S-04 is the only British yeast I use regularly, and it's really not noticeably better at two weeks than it was at one. I think some British strains are like some Hefeweizen strains, in that they peak young and either get worse or don't improve with age.

ahh ok now that makes sense, thanks!
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