Emerald (American IPA)
Honourable Mention, American IPAs – UK National Homebrew Competition 2012
BJCP style guide: 14B American IPA
86.4% Maris Otter
2.8% Light Crystal malt (60EBC)
1.1% Crystal malt (120EBC)
60min FWH: Columbus 0.63g/l, Simcoe 0.63g/l
30min: Columbus 0.37g/l, Simcoe 0.37g/l
15min: Columbus 0.87g/l, Simcoe 0.87g/l
10min: Cascade 1.26g/l
0min: Columbus 0.58g/l, Simcoe 0.58g/l
Dry: Amarillo, Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe each 0.53g/l
IBU: 73 (calc. Tinseth)
Mash at 67C for 60min. NB: adjust the bittering hops accordingly to hit the IBUs (work out IBU contribution from later hops first, and then work out the difference).
Rehydrate yeast properly and pitch at 17C, raising to 18C after day 1.