6 3/4 pounds amber gold extract (bulk)
1 pound crystal malt 20L
|1 oz Perle||60 min|
|1/2 oz Nugget||30 min|
|1/2 oz Nugget||10 min|
|1 oz Cascade||7 days|
|1 oz Mt. Hood (previous recipe had 1/2 oz)||7 days|
Wyeast 1056, American ale yeast
Kegged: April 11, 2005
Comments: I ordered some bulk hops from the internet and am using them for the first time in this batch. I'm a bit concerned that this batch will come out a lot different tasting that previously -- I'd been buying hops from Larry's in 1 oz bags, but my 1oz bag is about twice as large as Larry's. I'm using my kitchen scale, which is pretty accurate, so previous batches may not have actually had the amount of hops that I thought it did. This may turn out to be really hoppy!
Yep, definitely hoppy. I should have NOT increased the Mt. Hood hops. This is more of an IPA than an American pale ale. Good, though. The hops seem a bit overpowering at first, but after 2 or 3 glasses, it is tasty, and the longer it sits in the keg, the better it gets.