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BritishAmerican ClusterFuggle

BritishAmerican ClusterFuggle

English IPA : All Grain : 10 gal

Kriegster

The name speaks for itself. British in style but using British and American ingredients.

October 18, 2013 at 08:04pm

3.0/5.0 1 rating

Ingredients (All Grain10 gal)

  • 9 lbs English 2-row Pale

    English 2-row Pale

    All English Ales. Workhorse of British Brewing. Infusion Mash.

  • 8.5 lbs Premium 2-Row Malt; Great Western

    Premium 2-Row Malt; Great Western

    Our most popular base malt, perfect for all beer styles, especially American ales and lagers. With moderate protein and enzyme levels and a very clean, smooth finish, our Premium 2-Row Malt is ideal for all-malt beers and for mashes containing moderate levels of adjunct.

  • 1 lbs Aromatic Malt; Briess

    Aromatic Malt; Briess

    Golden rich color and a smooth malty flavor. Characteristics & Applications: • Munich-style malt that will contribute an intensely malty flavor and aroma. • Use in any beer style for additional maltiness. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1 lbs Belgian Biscuit

    Belgian Biscuit

    Warm baked biscuit flavor and aroma. Increases body. Use in Belgian beers.

  • 1 lbs 2-Row Caramel Malt 80L; Briess

    2-Row Caramel Malt 80L; Briess

    Pronounced Caramel, Slight Burnt Sugar, Raisiny, Prune. Characteristics & Applications: • In contrast to Brewers Malt, glassiness is a distinguishing characteristic of Caramel Malt. The glassy endosperm creates the desirable non-fermentable components giving true Caramel Malt the ability to contribute body (mouthfeel), foam, foam retention, and extended beer stability, while contributing color and unique caramel flavor. • 2-Row Caramel Malt 80L is a roasted caramel malt that imparts red to deep red color. • Use 3-15% in Amber and Red beers. • Use 10-15% in Bock beers. • Use 7-15% in Dark beers. • Use 10-15% in Porter and Stout. • Produced from AMBA/BMBRI recommended 2-Row Malting Barley varieties.

  • 1.75 lbs White Table Sugar (Sucrose)

    White Table Sugar (Sucrose)

    Common household table/baking sugar. Lightens flavor and body of beer. Can contribute a cider-like flavor to the beer if not cold-fermented or used in large quantities.

  • 2.8 oz Cluster - 6.4 AA% pellets; boiled 90 min

    Cluster

    Used for bittering and flavor qualities in light and dark American lagers. Aroma is very floral.

  • 2 oz Willamette - 6.4 AA% pellets; boiled 15 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • 2 oz Willamette - 6.4 AA% pellets; boiled 1 min

    Willamette

    This hop is used for finishing and dry hopping American and British style ales. Aroma is mild and pleasant ans slightly spicy

  • WYeast 1275 Thames Valley Ale™

    WYeast 1275 Thames Valley Ale™

    Produces classic British bitters, rich complex flavor profile, clean, light malt character, low fruitiness, low esters, well-balanced.

Notes

All hop additions are 50/50% Cluster aa8 and Willamette aa4.8 Mash Strike: 68C for 1hr

Style (BJCP)

Category: 14 - India Pale Ale (IPA)

Subcategory: A - English IPA

Range for this Style
Original Gravity: 1.062 1.050 - 1.075
Terminal Gravity: 1.013 1.010 - 1.018
Color: 13.0 SRM 8 - 14
Alcohol: 6.4% ABV 5.00% - 7.50%
Bitterness: 54.4 IBU 40.00 - 60.00

Discussion

Kriegster

Still young but too sweet

2013-11-14 3:10pm

Hops shine through, but there seems to be too much body. The piney flavor of hops and body coming through as slightly cloying sweetness. May improve with age as secondary fermentation occurs in the keg.

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