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Re: communion beer
« Reply #15 on: February 16, 2016, 07:28:43 PM »
Ok I'll grant you that.
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #16 on: February 16, 2016, 07:59:07 PM »
But not to a communion party in Belgium because you would be excommunicated.
What's a good communion party without an excommunication?
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #17 on: February 16, 2016, 08:02:40 PM »
But, why do I get the feeling you'll go for a 7-day "koelsch"? ;)

Because I have started a beer judge course and I need to get to know the style?

Ah, I see. Well, If I was as proximal to the land of Koelsch as you are, I know how I would be familiarizing. It is a lovely style to brew.
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #18 on: February 16, 2016, 08:05:06 PM »
Ah, I see. Well, If I was as proximal to the land of Koelsch as you are, I know how I would be familiarizing. It is a lovely style to brew.


No doubt. Think of it as a road trip !
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #19 on: February 16, 2016, 08:08:30 PM »
An educational road trip at that
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #20 on: February 16, 2016, 08:11:31 PM »
- Klein Kabouterke (Little Gnome). A low alcohol version of Chouffe (Pilsner, Amber Candi Sugar, Styrian, Saaz, Coriander, Belgian Ardennes). No idea whether that will be good.

That sounds awesome.  I've brewed something similar, though without the coriander.
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #21 on: February 16, 2016, 08:16:13 PM »
I like the Kolsch idea. Kolsch is like Pilsner Lite. A little vinous character from the yeast. It is probably in my top 3 styles I brew. It is the most requested by friends for sure. I use Weyermann Floor Pils and a touch of Avengard wheat. Bitter with Magnum and finish with Crystal. Mine is around 20ibu. I like WY2565 or GY021 for the yeast. You could do a quick turn around. Since the yeast doesn't want to flocculate out I would fine it. Kolsch with Mandarina would really be fantastic I think.


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Re: communion beer
« Reply #22 on: February 16, 2016, 08:16:26 PM »
Original recipe is from Gordon Strong. I simply reduced gravity.
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #23 on: February 16, 2016, 08:52:39 PM »
No doubt. Think of it as a road trip !

It wouldn't be a road trip. It would be an obligatory, almost business trip for my beer judge studies. For the advancement of science, as it were.
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #24 on: February 16, 2016, 08:55:09 PM »
No doubt. Think of it as a road trip !

It wouldn't be a road trip. It would be an obligatory, almost business trip for my beer judge studies. For the advancement of science, as it were.


Yeah, sounds terrible.
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #25 on: February 16, 2016, 09:11:43 PM »
I would go with the Klein Kabouterke.

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Re: communion beer
« Reply #26 on: February 16, 2016, 09:26:24 PM »
No doubt. Think of it as a road trip !

It wouldn't be a road trip. It would be an obligatory, almost business trip for my beer judge studies. For the advancement of science, as it were.

That's the spirit!
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #27 on: February 16, 2016, 09:37:10 PM »
If you wanted to go with the consuming stale bread theme, then you could brew a kvass. And pair it with a table strength saison brewed with the cheapest wine you can get your hands on. That would fit the communion theme as I remember it.

Then again, maybe your clergy is classier out your way....

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\m/   Never had kvass, but this is a decent album from a good band! Maybe not so Catholic though...


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Re: communion beer
« Reply #28 on: February 17, 2016, 07:26:06 AM »
I had a nightmare :(
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Re: communion beer
« Reply #29 on: February 17, 2016, 12:42:56 PM »
I had a K├Âlsch once. It was so meh I wished I'd gone for the spezi.

That being said, I've no idea what you should be brewing. 6 days is not something my rig supports, unless you count sahti. Which I'm sure you don't.
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