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Offline rbowers

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Peaches anyone?
« on: June 05, 2012, 07:16:05 PM »
Any ideas for a good style to brew with peaches.  Just brainstorming a bit here to try and get some ideas going down the line.  Was down at LHBS  and someone mentioned an APA  which caught my attention.  A light Belgian blonde was another idea.  I'm not sure how an IPA recipe would match up with the fruit. I don't know of many commercial examples.

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Re: Peaches anyone?
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2012, 08:19:55 PM »
Everything I have read and heard says they are very difficult to brew with and that the flavor is hard to maintain through the finished beer. Supposedly apricots are the better choice.
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Re: Peaches anyone?
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2012, 09:09:09 PM »
There was a fairly recent Zymurgy that had a cover article all about fruit brewing and had some great recipes.  I would go for a hoppy peach Saison, myself.
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Re: Peaches anyone?
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2012, 10:00:37 PM »
I just bottled a mango peach saison.  2lbs each of mango and peach pureed into secondary.  I can taste the mango, but the peach is subtle if detectable at all.  That said, the beer is awesome. :)
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Re: Peaches anyone?
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2012, 11:53:52 PM »
I just bottled a mango peach saison.  2lbs each of mango and peach pureed into secondary.  I can taste the mango, but the peach is subtle if detectable at all.  That said, the beer is awesome. :)

I'm planning a hoppy apricot wheat. How many pounds of apricot puree would you recommend for a 5.5 gal batch? I want the flavor to be apparent but complementing the hop bitterness and aroma (think Dogfish Head Aprihop without the IPA part.) Thoughts?
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Peaches anyone?
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2012, 05:03:13 AM »
I believe there was a recent "recipe of the week" that was a peach beer, might wanna check that one out
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