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Beer Recipes / Re: Quest for the Ultimate Traditional Weizen Recipe
« on: June 13, 2018, 01:02:14 AM »
In my book, it takes a big person to admit that they’re wrong. This attitude makes this forum a better place.


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Ingredients / Re: Dates
« on: June 13, 2018, 12:51:39 AM »
I used them in a Dark Sour. I pitted them and added them in the secondary. It added a nice,rich, fruity sweetness to this beer. So, I would add them after primary fermentation is complete. They will kick fermentation up again, but I think this way will retain the most flavor from the dates.


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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Clear Beer!
« on: June 11, 2018, 12:07:10 AM »

Here you go. German Pils cheers.


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Beer Travel / Re: Asheville, do not see any 2018 updates
« on: May 21, 2018, 08:17:55 PM »
I went to Highland last summer with my kids (age 14) and it was very kid friendly with food trucks outside along with good live music.


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Beer Recipes / Re: maibock
« on: May 17, 2018, 10:46:11 PM »
Couldn’t be happier with how this turned out. Finished at 1.014. Needs a coulple more weeks to fully smooth out. Loving a bit more balance from higher bitterness.
That's great that it turned out nice. The one I made recently didn't last long which speaks to how much my wife and friends liked it. I'll be making this every spring from now on.

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Ingredients / Re: LORAL Cryo Hops
« on: May 03, 2018, 10:15:13 PM »
I've used them quite a bit for APA/AIPA.  Might make for an interesting lager of some sort.
So, did you use other hops with them? I have a bunch of different American varieties(Cascade, Amarillo, Centennial, Mosaic, Idaho 7, and Citra).


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Ingredients / LORAL Cryo Hops
« on: May 03, 2018, 09:26:01 PM »
I just realized that my membership had expired when I got an email about renewing for a gift of 1 oz LORAL Cryo hops. So, I quickly renewed and was wondering what these hops would go good with style or other hops? They seem like they might be nice as a flavor/aroma addition for a Lager. Or would they be nice mixed with another American hop in a Pale Ale or IPA?


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Very interesting information. I currently have been just using WY 1056 and WY 2124 over and over again. I guess I’ve been using two Lager strains or maybe 2124 is actually an Ale strain because I’ve fermented it at 60-62 and it was still clean.


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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: What's Brewing this Weekend?
« on: April 28, 2018, 09:20:57 PM »
I brewed Drew’s Patersbier: Father’s Reward Enkel today. https://www.homebrewersassociation.org/how-to-brew/patersbier-the-lawnmower-beer-of-trappist-monks/

It came in at 1.046 which gave me a 78% BH efficiency which is not bad for the first time recirculating and whirlpooling with the new Chugger pump.


Nice color and clarity! I brewed a German Pils today.


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Thanks for the info guys. The most I’ve gone is 5-6 generations and I once got a contamination with some stored yeast. It ruined two beers with bad phenolic flavor, so I’m always leery about that happening again.


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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Weird question...
« on: April 25, 2018, 08:50:59 PM »
Well that sucks. Unfortunately there isn't really any way to save it this time but let's fix it for the next time!

The main problem I see is that you aged it for 6 months in a secondary. Secondaries are not a great option unless you can purge the secondary of oxygen first, otherwise you will oxidize the beer. And 6 months is crazy long aging for this style. 4-6 weeks is plenty. If you want to age it, bottle it and store it cold. This beer style does actually age well for up to about 1 year, but not much past that.
I agree with this and would add that bottle conditioning helps if aging for some time.


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Don’t offer advice unless I’ve actually tried or done it before.


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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: Pics of recent brews?
« on: April 25, 2018, 08:27:56 PM »

Mai Bock ready for May.


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I’m going to see how many generations I can take WY 1056 and WY 2124 before I notice any difference. Currently I’m at the third generation for both. Just wondering how many generations some of you have taken a yeast?


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General Homebrew Discussion / Re: What's Brewing this Weekend?
« on: April 19, 2018, 08:35:35 PM »
Maibock for me. I simplified the recipe this year to just Pils and Munich malt with Hersbrucker hops.


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Curious what your ratio of pils to Munich is. I am brewing my fist maibock on Friday probably at 75% pils and 25% Munich 6L
70% Pils and 30% Munich. I plan on kegging it within a week.
For me, it's an export-strength Helles, which I think should have a similar malt profile to Maibock (all in the family) -- I'm going with 67% floor-malted Bohemian Pils and 33% floor-malted Bohemian Dark.  Sounds like we're all on the same page, can't all be wrong! :) Sterling hops for me.
Last year I made a Maibock with some Vienna and Caramunich along with the Pils and Munich and it ended up with a somewhat muddled malt flavor. This year I also went with a lower OG of 1.066 (lower end of the style) instead of last year’s OG of 1.075.


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