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Offline chadchaney97

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Re: Session IpA recipe critque
« Reply #15 on: June 08, 2013, 07:39:05 PM »
Wow, thanks for all the great responses!  So the consensus seems to be to ditch the Aromatic if I am going to use MO, and I think I will swap the C60 to C40 as well.  I will cut the Carapils as well and up the mash temp.  As for the IBU's. I was thinking I could pick up another 20-25 from the hop stand hops, no?  Also, I am planning on a nice dry hop, just forgot to add that in, was wanting to get the bare bones in so far.

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Re: Session IpA recipe critque
« Reply #16 on: June 09, 2013, 02:11:11 AM »
Carapils does not add much besides body to a beer.

They do say 5% maximum so I would use less, and add flaked barley to regain body.

Have you tried flaked barley in a recipe like this before? I picked up a "raw grain" flavor when I tried it in a low-gravity hoppy brew not too long ago that I didn't really like. I wondered if anyone has had better luck than I did. I'm thinking of trying flaked oats or maybe torrified wheat next time around instead.
I use flaked barley in a relatively hoppy cream ale.
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