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Offline hopfenundmalz

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Re: German Rye/Roggenbier?
« Reply #15 on: August 08, 2013, 09:16:47 AM »
Never had a good commercial example of a Roggenbier (aside from Rogue's, but I don't think that really fits the BJCP mold).

Are there any available domestically?
i will say they are hard to find in Germany.
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Re: German Rye/Roggenbier?
« Reply #16 on: August 08, 2013, 11:45:05 AM »
Certainly not a widely available style.  I've had a commercial example before, but it was many years ago and I can't name one off the top of my head.  Hmmm.... (as he peruses the BJCP guidelines).... ah, yes... apparently there's only two good examples, both made in Germany... Paulaner Roggen (formerly Thurn und Taxis, no longer imported into the US), and Bürgerbräu Wolznacher Roggenbier.  Good luck finding those in the USA.

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Re: German Rye/Roggenbier?
« Reply #17 on: August 08, 2013, 07:20:43 PM »
Basically a Dunkel with Rye instead of Wheat. http://www.germanbeerinstitute.com/Roggenbier.html

Dunkel means dark. I think you are thinking Dunkelweizen. Dunkel in most places means a dark lager. I will quote Herr Dornbusch here.
http://www.germanbeerinstitute.com/Dunkel.html
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My bad i meant a "Dunkelweizen".  I have heard a few brewers say what i have said. It's just a Dunkelweizen replacing the wheat with partial wheat/rye blend or Rye.   

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Re: German Rye/Roggenbier?
« Reply #18 on: August 08, 2013, 07:43:47 PM »
I'm brewing one tomorrow with smoked rye, regular rye and Munich malt.  I'll use the yeast cake from my rauchbock(lager), it should be interesting.
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Re: German Rye/Roggenbier?
« Reply #19 on: August 09, 2013, 09:11:42 AM »
My bad i meant a "Dunkelweizen".  I have heard a few brewers say what i have said. It's just a Dunkelweizen replacing the wheat with partial wheat/rye blend or Rye.   

Yeah, I could go with that.  But not "dunkel".
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