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Title: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: Nagel Family Brewing on November 21, 2009, 02:49:09 PM
I am wanting to try Sean Paxton's Beer brined turkey with some homebrewed brown ale.  The brown ale I brewed is good but has a slight fusel alcohol taste.  The taste would all cook out right?
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: k4df4l on November 21, 2009, 03:36:49 PM
I'd imagine that you wouldn't impart any of the fusel taste to the bird unless you really brined the heck out of it.  I'm planning on using his brine suggestion/recipe myself this week with some sweet stout!
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: Nagel Family Brewing on November 25, 2009, 07:39:44 PM
I started the brining of Turkey last night using Sean Paxton's recipe off of www.homebrewchef.com.  I used a Pale Ale.  It smelled delicious!
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: k4df4l on December 03, 2009, 01:02:40 AM
I went with a dark mild and brined it from aroudn 8pm the night before to 1pm the next day...came out damn near perfect.
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: Nagel Family Brewing on December 03, 2009, 04:38:15 PM
I endend up brining about the same amount of time.  It was amazing.  Best turkey I had ever had.  Kudos to Sean Paxton for the great recipe.
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: bluesman on December 03, 2009, 05:04:05 PM
I wonder how that brine recipe would work for a smoked turkey. Sounds fantastic.
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: Nagel Family Brewing on December 04, 2009, 02:28:19 PM
I wonder how that brine recipe would work for a smoked turkey. Sounds fantastic.

I think the brine and the smoke would compliment each other nicely.  Only one way to find out!
Title: Re: Beer Brined Turkey
Post by: bluesman on December 04, 2009, 02:37:24 PM
Done. I am printing a copy of the brine recipe for a Holiday Turkey Smoke.  8)