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Offline Iliff Ave Brewhouse

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Re: mexican'ish' lager
« Reply #15 on: March 30, 2018, 09:57:15 PM »
I use 10% corn, 10% rice. Keeps it light and dry with just a touch of corniness.

I had previously considered that as well but forgot. That is an option as well. Thanks for the idea!
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Re: mexican'ish' lager
« Reply #16 on: April 05, 2018, 05:51:09 PM »
Well I pretty much went with the original recipe so that I can know what it is like to have that much corn in a light lager. I have enjoyed corn in my beers before but have never used it at this amount or in a lighter beer.

I was a bit low on my OG so hoping the agave will help the yeast to attenuate well.

Still undecided on how/if I will incorporate the lime. I am planning to save the yeast so thinking of just pureeing one whole lime and adding it at kegging. I feel that will give a hint of lime without being overpowering. Yes I understand the sentiment of just adding it to the glass if you really want it...
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Offline Phil_M

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Re: mexican'ish' lager
« Reply #17 on: April 05, 2018, 06:21:52 PM »
Still undecided on how/if I will incorporate the lime. I am planning to save the yeast so thinking of just pureeing one whole lime and adding it at kegging. I feel that will give a hint of lime without being overpowering. Yes I understand the sentiment of just adding it to the glass if you really want it...

If you're going to add it to the keg, why not experiment by adding lime to commercial examples in the glass?

I'm not trying to be a pain, I'm kinda serious. To one beer add complete pureed lime, to another the zest of a lime, to another just juice. All done like how folks add coffee, find the percentage that works and use that one the final product.
Corn is a fine adjunct in beer.

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