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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #15 on: February 20, 2015, 04:45:58 PM »
Sulphur is a flavor: flavor is a no-no in lite American lager.
Distilled water carbonated to 2.5 volumes would be a 50?

There's flavor in 1a if done right. There's a touch of a lot of stuff in a good one.
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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #16 on: February 21, 2015, 10:06:12 AM »
Knock ALL all you care to, but try Annie Johnson's before you say it has no flavor.
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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #17 on: February 21, 2015, 11:21:33 AM »
+1 Denny-
She makes some great ones.

Folks knock it, but Cat 1 is usually a lot more fun to judge than many would think.  1 is normally dominated by Helles, with a couple of ballsy folks attempting 1a-c.  Those folks entering those beers tend to be the most experienced brewers, and their beers tend to have the fewest faults (or at least the most benign).  Those that are flawed tend to be pretty easy to identify (estery, diacetyl, acetaldehyde).  You aren't hammered before lunch, either.   Then Cat 19 in the afternoon isn't going to knock you on your butt.
This is even more important if you end up doing BOS too.

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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #18 on: February 21, 2015, 12:07:23 PM »
Steve, if you're not hammered by lunch, you're not judging hard enough.

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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #19 on: February 22, 2015, 09:18:06 AM »
:D

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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #20 on: February 22, 2015, 09:56:37 AM »
Knock ALL all you care to, but try Annie Johnson's before you say it has no flavor.

Denny,
I was being (a bit) facetious.
As I age I find it takes more assertive flavors to get noticed.
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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #21 on: February 22, 2015, 10:10:52 AM »
:D

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Looking forward to it. We're at the Silver Cloud and plannning on pigging out at the Crab Pot Saturday night

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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #22 on: February 23, 2015, 04:39:33 PM »
You do realize it's at Bellevue Brewing, not Pyramid, right?
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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #23 on: February 23, 2015, 05:47:35 PM »
You do realize it's at Bellevue Brewing, not Pyramid, right?
Yes. Silver Cloud in Redmond and Crab Pot in Bellevue...

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Re: Light American Lager guidelines
« Reply #24 on: February 24, 2015, 10:10:13 AM »
Ok-  just making sure you weren't booked at Safeco like last time.
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