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three beards ipa Extract
Color
Stats
OG1.056
FG1.016
IBU129
ABV5.20 %
SRM8
BJCP Style
07. India Pale Ale, India Pale Ale
Description
i like the mild dried apricot/pear aroma the goldings offered. they toned down the nose, from the punchy floral grapefruit a bit to something more pretty. plus, they offer delicious, fleshy mid-palate flavors.
Submitted by beerbutcher on 29-Jan-2007

Recipe Details
Tasting Notes This stuff is exceptional. There's enough here, but not too much. focus is on keeping the strength, malt and hops in check.
Awards
Boil Volume 2.50 gallons
Boil Time 60 minutes
Batch Size 5.00 gallons
Yeast enlish ale yeast (75% app. attenuation)
Primary Fermentation 5 days plastic
Secondary Fermentation 10 days glass
Other Fermentation
Procedure pretty simple. mashed grains at 150 for 45 mins.. mini-sparge. reserve 1.25 cups dme for priming. dissolve in extracts and bring water level to 2.5 gals and add bittering hops. boil for 45 mins. add flavor hops, boil 12 mins. add aroma hops and boil 3 mins. cool, pitch yeast and wait. transfer to secondary and dry hop just over 1 week. bottled with 1.25 cups of reserved dry malt extract.
  Style Comparison
  Low   High
OG 1.050 1.056 1.075
FG 1.012 1.016 1.016
IBU 40 129 60+
SRM 8 8 14
ABV 5 5.20 7.8
Fermentables
% Weight Weight (lbs) Grain Note Gravity Points Color
43.0 % 3.30 Light Malt Extract Syrup 16.8 2.0
39.1 % 3.00 Light Dry Malt Extract extra light 20.3 2.0
6.5 % 0.50 American Crystal 20L 2.6 20.0
3.3 % 0.25 British Two-row Pale toasted 1.4 2.5
3.3 % 0.25 Belgian Carapils 1.1 8.0
3.3 % 0.25 Belgian Biscuit 1.1 23.0
1.6 % 0.12 Belgian Special B 0.5 221.0
  7.67     43.9  
Hops
% Wt Weight (oz) Hop Note Form AA% AAU Boil Time Utilization IBU
36.4 % 2.00 Chinook Pellet 12.0 24.0 60 0.047 112.9
9.1 % 0.50 Centennial Pellet 10.5 5.3 15 0.013 7.1
9.1 % 0.50 Amarillo Pellet 7.0 3.5 15 0.013 4.7
9.1 % 0.50 East Kent Goldings Whole/Plug 5.0 2.5 15 0.012 3.1
4.5 % 0.25 Centennial Pellet 10.5 2.6 3 0.002 0.4
9.1 % 0.50 Amarillo Pellet 7.0 3.5 3 0.002 0.6
22.7 % 1.25 East Kent Goldings dry hop Whole/Plug 5.0 6.3 0.000 0.0
  5.50               129.0