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Taking Liberty Ale

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Taking Liberty Ale

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Beer Style: American IPA (14B)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

American IPA

Description:

In the 1990 Special Zymurgy Issue on Hops, Quentin B. Smith recommends Chinook at 24 BU, Cascade at 12 BU, Cascade at 9 dry hopped (total 45BU). OG=1.062. Later, he wins first place in the Pale Ale catagory in the 1991 AHA Nationals with a recipe that uses 14 pounds Klages, 4 oz 40L crystal, 4 oz 90L crystal (and of course different hops :-). This had a OG=1.062 and TG=1.010. He mashed all grains for 90 minutes at 150F. Mashed off at 170F, sparged with 170F water.

Ingredients:

  • 14 pounds, Klages, 2-row Malt
  • 4 ounces, 40L Crystal Malt
  • 4 ounces, 90L Crystal Malt
  • 1/2 ounce, Chinook (12%), 60 minutes
  • 1 ounce, Cascade (5.5%), 30 minutes
  • 2 ounces, Cascade (5.5%), dry hopped
  • 1 teaspoon, Irish moss, 15 minutes
  • Wyeast 1056 American ale
  • 3/4 cup, corn sugar to prime

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.062
Final Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol by Vol: 6.81%
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Procedure:

Mash all grains for 90 minutes at 150F, adjust PH as needed. Mashed off at 170F, sparged with 170F water. This has a total BU of 43.7. If you don't reach around 1.060, adjust the dry hopping accordingly.

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review rating
 Reviewed by Christian on Wed Jul 15 2015

This is one of my first brews and a very good one to start with, an excellect taste and colour, satisfying and made a Saturday afternoon 75th Birthday party a real talking point. I have made another batch of this as it is a very drinkable ale with a very hoppy flavour. Can't speak highly enough of this... Cheers ;_0