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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4980 on: September 15, 2022, 08:32:42 pm »

My marzen. A lot clearer than it looks! Dimpled mugs and condensation don’t help
WHOO BOY!  That looks beautiful.
Thanks man. Really happy with it
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4981 on: September 16, 2022, 06:06:58 am »
My marzen. A lot clearer than it looks! Dimpled mugs and condensation don’t help
WHOO BOY!  That looks beautiful.
Thanks man. Really happy with it

Just in time for Oktoberfest, too. Zum Wohl!

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4982 on: September 16, 2022, 06:48:05 pm »

Trunk shot of Czech your head. Czech pale lager with grapefruit. First time using s23 and got some flaws from the fermentation. Grapefruit zest and juice actually made it pretty tasty!


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4983 on: September 16, 2022, 08:24:27 pm »

Trunk shot of Czech your head. Czech pale lager with grapefruit. First time using s23 and got some flaws from the fermentation. Grapefruit zest and juice actually made it pretty tasty!


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4984 on: September 17, 2022, 07:15:15 am »
I love the look of it.  Beautiful beer.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4985 on: September 17, 2022, 08:36:13 am »

Trunk shot of Czech your head. Czech pale lager with grapefruit. First time using s23 and got some flaws from the fermentation. Grapefruit zest and juice actually made it pretty tasty!

That sounds delicious! How much/what kind of juice did you use? I've been using both white and pink grapefruit zest in a few recipes over the past year or so (IPAs as well as a batch of Pompelmocello), and I find that the flavor is more lemon/citrus than grapefruit. I'm thinking that the flavor I'm looking for is mainly in the juice.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4986 on: September 17, 2022, 08:50:34 am »

Trunk shot of Czech your head. Czech pale lager with grapefruit. First time using s23 and got some flaws from the fermentation. Grapefruit zest and juice actually made it pretty tasty!

That sounds delicious! How much/what kind of juice did you use? I've been using both white and pink grapefruit zest in a few recipes over the past year or so (IPAs as well as a batch of Pompelmocello), and I find that the flavor is more lemon/citrus than grapefruit. I'm thinking that the flavor I'm looking for is mainly in the juice.
I used one large pink grapefruit but I didn’t measure how much zest or juice I got. The juice went directly in to the key and the zest was bagged then thrown in. The beer had kind a of flabby bitterness so the juice definitely helped with that. Definitely look forward to experimenting more
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4987 on: September 17, 2022, 08:58:30 am »

Trunk shot of Czech your head. Czech pale lager with grapefruit. First time using s23 and got some flaws from the fermentation. Grapefruit zest and juice actually made it pretty tasty!

That sounds delicious! How much/what kind of juice did you use? I've been using both white and pink grapefruit zest in a few recipes over the past year or so (IPAs as well as a batch of Pompelmocello), and I find that the flavor is more lemon/citrus than grapefruit. I'm thinking that the flavor I'm looking for is mainly in the juice.
I used one large pink grapefruit but I didn’t measure how much zest or juice I got. The juice went directly in to the key and the zest was bagged then thrown in. The beer had kind a of flabby bitterness so the juice definitely helped with that. Definitely look forward to experimenting more
Thanks! That's very helpful. I'm looking forward to playing around with this more over the winter when white grapefruit becomes available in my area again.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4988 on: September 18, 2022, 11:32:19 am »
This is my birthday beer; an American Amber featuring Cryo Centennial and Amarillo.


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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4989 on: September 18, 2022, 12:47:38 pm »
This is my birthday beer; an American Amber featuring Cryo Centennial and Amarillo.



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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4990 on: September 22, 2022, 05:18:54 pm »
Oktoberfest Lager (with some chill haze ;)) made with 65% pilsner malt and 35% Munich 2 and Edelweiss hops and Omega German Lager 1.

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4991 on: September 22, 2022, 06:30:06 pm »
Oktoberfest Lager (with some chill haze ;)) made with 65% pilsner malt and 35% Munich 2 and Edelweiss hops and Omega German Lager 1.


Amazing! Surprised it’s that dark with that much pils. What’s the color rating on the Munich?
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4992 on: September 22, 2022, 10:17:57 pm »
Oktoberfest Lager (with some chill haze ;)) made with 65% pilsner malt and 35% Munich 2 and Edelweiss hops and Omega German Lager 1.


Amazing! Surprised it’s that dark with that much pils. What’s the color rating on the Munich?
This was Avangard Dark Munich so 15L.  Most Munich 2 malts are around 10L so that explains the color.  It came out really nice though... delicious flavor and aroma. 
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4993 on: September 23, 2022, 08:29:43 am »
Oktoberfest Lager (with some chill haze ;)) made with 65% pilsner malt and 35% Munich 2 and Edelweiss hops and Omega German Lager 1.


Amazing! Surprised it’s that dark with that much pils. What’s the color rating on the Munich?
This was Avangard Dark Munich so 15L.  Most Munich 2 malts are around 10L so that explains the color.  It came out really nice though... delicious flavor and aroma.
Ah makes sense. Yeah the munich II I use is about 9L. It's a beaut!
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #4994 on: September 23, 2022, 09:13:59 am »
Ah makes sense. Yeah the munich II I use is about 9L. It's a beaut!
This is the simple Oktoberfest recipe I have been using for a few years now.  I used to add things like aromatic or caramunich, etc. but someone on the FB German Brewers Group mentioned that this style can easily be 50/50 pils/Munich 2 and one hop addition with a suitable lager yeast.  I made it that way and slowly backed down the Munich 2 to 35%.  Super simple which seems to fall in line with German recipes.  They tend to have simple recipes combined with complicated processes.  :D
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