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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3810 on: September 16, 2020, 11:03:17 PM »
Thanks Ken!
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3811 on: September 16, 2020, 11:12:15 PM »
Lite lager carbing up


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3812 on: September 16, 2020, 11:49:05 PM »
Thanks Ken!
+1. I used to drink A LOT of Shiner.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3813 on: September 17, 2020, 12:11:27 AM »
looks good to me

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3814 on: September 17, 2020, 12:45:15 AM »
Thanks Ken!
+1. I used to drink A LOT of Shiner.
This feels like you have a keg of Shiner on draft, which is nice.  Some research told me that they use First Gold as a hop but I can't imagine Northern Brewer hurting it.  I have also seen some stories about how the beer is all malt but other information showing that they use 'corn grits' in the beer.  I figure it's an American beer so let's use a smidge of corn.  I would love to hear from anyone who makes it and any tweaks they make.  Seems like there is a bit of wiggle room here.  Cheers Beerheads. 
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3815 on: September 18, 2020, 12:08:29 AM »


American Pale Ale: 2-row, Munich, & wheat. 35 IBUs of Magnum. US-05. 4% ABV.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3816 on: September 18, 2020, 01:28:05 AM »


American Pale Ale: 2-row, Munich, & wheat. 35 IBUs of Magnum. US-05. 4% ABV.
Very nice.  I am making some APAs right now too with White Labs 01.  No one seems to be making a straightforward American Pale Ale anymore.  So we have to make them ourselves.  The one I have fermenting now had some Nugget to bitter and then Ultra and Glacier hops in the whirlpool.  You don't hear those two hops much anymore.  :P
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3817 on: September 18, 2020, 01:29:07 AM »

Marzen. Nucleated glass makes the carb look like haze...


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3818 on: September 18, 2020, 01:52:44 PM »
Lite lager carbing up


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That looks nice.  Care to share what you did?  I make a lot of 'wimpy gold lagers' and I'm always interested in how different brewers attack them.  Cheers.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3819 on: October 02, 2020, 12:02:19 AM »

Festbier


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3820 on: October 02, 2020, 12:18:30 AM »

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3821 on: October 02, 2020, 12:26:14 AM »


Quick extract pale ale (Smash-cade I've decided to name it, may try a similar all grain recipe when this runs low).  As someone who has never bothered to clear/filter my beer after brew day, I decided to do a little personal experiment when I brewed a 10 gallon batch of this.  After kegging and cold crashing, added gelatin to one and left the other alone. Needless to say from the picture, I'll be using gelatin to fine my beers from now on.

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3822 on: October 02, 2020, 03:07:07 AM »
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3823 on: October 02, 2020, 03:57:27 AM »


Quick extract pale ale (Smash-cade I've decided to name it, may try a similar all grain recipe when this runs low).  As someone who has never bothered to clear/filter my beer after brew day, I decided to do a little personal experiment when I brewed a 10 gallon batch of this.  After kegging and cold crashing, added gelatin to one and left the other alone. Needless to say from the picture, I'll be using gelatin to fine my beers from now on.
Looks good. How does the taste compare?

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #3824 on: October 02, 2020, 01:12:11 PM »


Quick extract pale ale (Smash-cade I've decided to name it, may try a similar all grain recipe when this runs low).  As someone who has never bothered to clear/filter my beer after brew day, I decided to do a little personal experiment when I brewed a 10 gallon batch of this.  After kegging and cold crashing, added gelatin to one and left the other alone. Needless to say from the picture, I'll be using gelatin to fine my beers from now on.
Looks good. How does the taste compare?

Not much difference that I could detect.  The cleared beer might have slightly less bitterness than the uncleared one, but that could also just be bias based on the visual. I'd have to do it blind to be sure.  In any event, they're both still very drinkable beers, which is usually all that matters to me lol.