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Old 11-01-2017, 09:59 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by strange-steve View Post
What about a nice straight forward APA with loads of hop flavour:

For 20L

5KG pale malt

30g centennial @ 60 mins
30g centennial @ 5 mins
30g centennial @ 0 mins
60g centennial dry hop for 5 days

1 packet US-05

That'll give you a nice hoppy beer around 5.5% (depending on efficiency).
I'd do something similar, keep it simple and concentrate more on the process than the recipe. More hops might not seem like much extra effort but on a first brew ever little extra can seem quite daunting.




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