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Hoptimist abt
By sunevdj

Trappist quadrupel clone.<
13 lbp Munich Malt
2 lbp Cara Crystal
1 lbp Candi Sugar
1.5 lbp DLE
0.66 lbp Pale Chocolate Malt

2.1 oz Styrian Golding (4.5%AAU) 90 minutes
1.2 oz Crystal (4.3%AAU) 60 minutes
1.1 oz Crystal (4.3%AAU) 5 minutes
1.4 oz Crystal (4.3%AAU) dry hop ~2weeks
(all plugs)

½ tsp Irish Moss 10 minutes

1.6 qt starter - WLP500 Trappist Ale yeast
1 Envelope Safale US-05 for racking

Time (7 mths in secondary and then some in bottles)
1. Make a 1½ quart starter 36-48 hours in advance

2. Mash at 140F 30mins
153F 60mins
Mash out at 158F

3. 90 minute boil

4. Cool down to 72F and pitch yeast

5. Primary- and secondary fermentation at 72F
Dryhop appx. 2 weeks in secondary

6. Bulk age 7 months in secondary

7. Add 1 rehydrated envelope of Safale US-05 prior to bottling

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