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Offline Steve Ruch

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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #15 on: March 21, 2016, 10:02:11 PM »
The syrup is delicious!  It has an intense black coffee and chocolate flavor to it.

Imperial stout?
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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #16 on: March 22, 2016, 03:39:41 PM »
The syrup is delicious!  It has an intense black coffee and chocolate flavor to it.

Imperial stout?

Probably be very tasty in one!
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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #17 on: March 22, 2016, 07:59:32 PM »
why does my mouth start watering just thinking about that syrup>?  I am starting to feel like a beer nerd alcoholic...
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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #18 on: March 22, 2016, 08:28:30 PM »
So, the first thing I'm gonna make with it is a dark patersbier.  Been intrigued with that idea since it was brought up.  8.5 lb. Best Heidelberg pils, 1 lb. D240, hopped to about 25 IBU with Hallertauer.  Imperial Double Triple yeast, which I suspect is like WY3787.
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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #19 on: March 22, 2016, 09:17:01 PM »
This is still not going to be very dark, is it? Beersmith tells me 40 EBC.
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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #20 on: March 22, 2016, 09:26:53 PM »
This is still not going to be very dark, is it? Beersmith tells me 40 EBC.

Yeah, that's about right.  I'm only using 10% syrup so it doesn't get too much flavor from it.  But it's a LOT darker than "normal" patersbier.
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Re: Time to brew some Belgian beers....
« Reply #21 on: March 23, 2016, 09:01:55 PM »
In my house, it is always that time.

What's on the list to brew first?  I have to imagine something simple and clean so you can get a clear picture of what 240 brings to the game.

All Pils and a lb of two of the syrup?

Yeah, that's what I'm thinking.  I'm intrigued by the idea of a dark patersbier so I think I'm gonna go in that direction.  Then use the yeast for a Rochefort like thing.

Recently made a Rochefort with home made syrup  Came out really nice.