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Dill pickle beer
« on: September 10, 2013, 03:56:56 PM »
Ok, so I know somebody has done this, maybe billy club, if he's on here. Wife wants to try this and I'm game.lets hear ideas.

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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2013, 04:04:10 PM »
Ok, so I know somebody has done this, maybe billy club, if he's on here. Wife wants to try this and I'm game.lets hear ideas.

rodenbach yeast blend with dill? maybe some summit for the garlic that's in it?
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #2 on: September 10, 2013, 04:36:46 PM »
I'm all out of scenarios where I would ever, ever drink that  :o    But I'm all for pushing the envelope !
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #3 on: September 10, 2013, 04:51:37 PM »
I'm all out of scenarios where I would ever, ever drink that  :o    But I'm all for pushing the envelope !


Maybe with a pickle sandwich???
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #4 on: September 10, 2013, 05:08:33 PM »
I recently tried a Lambic that was blended with kombucha tea.  It is called Lambrucha.  It tastes a lot like pickle juice.  Not my favorite thing but interesting enough to try.

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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #5 on: September 10, 2013, 05:30:34 PM »
I've tried some rather good, albeit odd, beers made with cucumber. Adding some dill shouldn't be that tough.
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2013, 10:06:26 PM »
Sour mash, hopped with Sorachi Ace and Summit.
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #7 on: September 11, 2013, 04:04:43 AM »
 Add garlic, dill and pickling spice to no more than a gallon in secondary. Or just spike a pint with pickle juice and see if you want to pursue it further.

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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #8 on: September 11, 2013, 09:00:53 AM »
Ok, so I know somebody has done this, maybe billy club, if he's on here. Wife wants to try this and I'm game.lets hear ideas.

For the love of all that is beery, DON'T DO IT!  Eat a pickle with the beer, pour some pickle juice in the glass with it...but don't brew it!  Unless you want to be the guy I talk about in our book.....
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #9 on: September 11, 2013, 09:26:41 AM »
Hey, we found the guy in the BWW commercial!  :o 8) ;)
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #10 on: September 11, 2013, 09:31:18 AM »
I would try dosing your beer with some pickle juice first...then decide if this is something you want to make in a larger quantity.
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #11 on: September 11, 2013, 09:40:12 AM »
One of our club members made pickle beer.  It was weird, but not bad.
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #12 on: September 11, 2013, 09:58:39 AM »
Boulevard got ahold of an experimental hop variety that was described as "dill pickle". They had it in their tasting room for a week or so. Very strange beer. Like a blond ale with a faint pickle aroma. Not too enjoyable.
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #13 on: September 11, 2013, 02:07:09 PM »
Ok, so I know somebody has done this, maybe billy club, if he's on here. Wife wants to try this and I'm game.lets hear ideas.

For the love of all that is beery, DON'T DO IT!  Eat a pickle with the beer, pour some pickle juice in the glass with it...but don't brew it!  Unless you want to be the guy I talk about in our book.....
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Re: Dill pickle beer
« Reply #14 on: September 11, 2013, 03:37:10 PM »
Bad Santa Wooden Pickle IPA
5 gallon
12 lbs Carapils
3 lbs Crystal 40
1.9 ounces Maris Otter
Mash in 8 gallons 160° over night
Sparge with two gallons of apple cider vinegar at 180°
60 min covered boil
2 ounces summit at 60 min
2 ounces dill seed at 30 min
2 ounces cumin seeds at 20 min
2 large whole cukes at flame out
20 min cuke stand before chill
Wyeast 2206 fermented at 90°F for six weeks
Rack onto twelve crushed elephant garlic in secondary, rest for three hours and twelve minutes on garlic
Bottle as is, no carbonation
It already sprays out your nose and mouth immediately upon tasting without carbonation. Adding carbonation would just be dangerous.

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