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Offline IMperry9

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HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« on: May 07, 2015, 03:29:38 AM »
So when I first started brewing I was doing all grain 1 Gal. batches using kits from the Brooklyn Brew Shop. Love their stuff. Anyway I have some small amount of grains kicking around and was going to experiment with a recipe to use them up on a 1 Gal. Batch. Any Suggestions?
Here is the supplies readily available:
- Briess 2-row
- Crystal 80
- Briess Special Roast
- Corn Maize
- Belgian Biscuit
- Cara Foam
-Bohemian Pilsner(probably not enough to be only base malt)
Willamette and German Northern Brewer hops

Was thinking of doing an American Mild using the 2-row, Crystal and Special Roast and maybe the GNB hops.
Let me know what you guys think!
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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2015, 03:44:58 AM »
I was thinking a simple Amber Ale, but a nice American Mild would be great as well!

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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2015, 01:39:16 PM »
So here is a potential recipe( Reminder its only 1 Gal.)
-.9lbs. Briess 2-row
-.3lbs Crystal 80
-.3lbs Special Roast
- G Northern Brewer .1oz 60min
-GNB .1oz 10 minute

Undecided on yeast maybe just some safale US-05 because I have some lying around.
OG:1.039
FG: 1.009
IBU: 22.9
SRM:25
ABV: 3.8%
158F Mash temp to get full body
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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2015, 02:14:02 PM »
I think you're short half a pound of grain or so to get to 3.8% ABV.
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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2015, 02:40:05 PM »
20% crystal and special roast seems like too much to me.
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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2015, 02:47:14 PM »
I agree that the 20% of each might be too much. I put that recipe together pretty quickly just to get a rough idea. As stated before these grains all just some leftovers so only have roughly ~1lb of each to do a 1 Gal. experiment.
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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #6 on: May 07, 2015, 02:48:56 PM »
Actually, upwards of that much on a 1.039 beer isn't crazy high. Beers of that OG need all the help they can get not to be thin or watery.
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Re: HELP PICK NEXT RECIPE
« Reply #7 on: May 07, 2015, 03:06:20 PM »
So after some quick calculations I think I have three grain bill options.
1.)The American mild as shown above.

2.) An Amber Ale
-1lbs. 2-row
-.5lbs Bohemian Pils
-.3lbs Crystal 80

3.) Or A Cream Ale style
-.9lbs 2-row
-.5lbs Pils
-.3lbs Flaked Maize
-.1lbs Biscuit


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