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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1170 on: March 05, 2016, 10:48:15 pm »
Thanks for sharing.  Those malts give that beer a gorgeous color.

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« Reply #1171 on: March 06, 2016, 01:16:40 am »


SABL clone attempt.

I travel too much and sometimes SABL is the best beer in the hotel bar. But that's okay. I like SABL.  On a recent trip I got it in my head to try and clone it. Mine is not bad. But a bit different. I think English crystal may be too rich. American C60 might have been a better choice. I used Safale K97. Not bad but not quite as crisp. Other than that. I think I did pretty good.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1172 on: March 06, 2016, 01:20:15 am »
Looks like you did a great job ! Bet it's tasty.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1173 on: March 06, 2016, 01:34:40 am »


SABL clone attempt.

I travel too much and sometimes SABL is the best beer in the hotel bar. But that's okay. I like SABL.  On a recent trip I got it in my head to try and clone it. Mine is not bad. But a bit different. I think English crystal may be too rich. American C60 might have been a better choice. I used Safale K97. Not bad but not quite as crisp. Other than that. I think I did pretty good.
I agree!  SABL ain't a bad pour at all, and often times it is the best beer available.  Nice looking lager there! 

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1174 on: March 06, 2016, 01:35:12 am »
Thanks, guys!

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1175 on: March 06, 2016, 01:36:28 am »



SABL clone attempt.

I agree!  SABL ain't a bad pour at all, and often times it is the best beer available.  Nice looking lager there!

Agreed - looks incredible!
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« Reply #1176 on: March 06, 2016, 06:01:44 am »
I hope to get better pics of this, but I brewed a 95% Red X a few weeks back. I've never used it and wanted to get a feel of its characteristics. It has a nice color, but I think it could be enhanced with some roast barley, crystal malt, or other such malts. It is also fairly flat in flavor. Not much depth. They say it can be used for 100% of the bill, but I don't think I'd recommend it. It needs more. Overall, it looks ok and tastes ok.



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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1177 on: March 06, 2016, 12:38:01 pm »
Looks great though.  Good advice - I've been meaning to try that malt soon and will heed your recommendation.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1178 on: March 06, 2016, 03:51:28 pm »
FWIW, I wouldn't add a lot of crystal to it. Haven't brewed with it yet, but I've tried a couple beers brewed with it. It has a pretty malty character to it, like using a fairly high % of Munich IMO. I could see it working pretty well with a little Victory. All depends on what you're after though.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1179 on: March 06, 2016, 05:04:29 pm »
Since you are talking Red-X Here is this. Simple, malty and delicious.
OG 1.051
IBU32

98% Red-X
2% Fawcett Pale Chocolate

Magnum @60
15g Santiam @10

WLP 011 Ferment @60F

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1180 on: March 06, 2016, 06:18:52 pm »

FWIW, I wouldn't add a lot of crystal to it. Haven't brewed with it yet, but I've tried a couple beers brewed with it. It has a pretty malty character to it, like using a fairly high % of Munich IMO. I could see it working pretty well with a little Victory. All depends on what you're after though.

That's very true. It is a malty grain. Maybe Victory would be a better choice. Or Pale chocolate or brown malt. I also laid low on the hops to push the Red X flavors. I think Red X would be a good IPA malt as well. Something I may play with.

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1181 on: March 06, 2016, 06:20:14 pm »

Since you are talking Red-X Here is this. Simple, malty and delicious.
OG 1.051
IBU32

98% Red-X
2% Fawcett Pale Chocolate

Magnum @60
15g Santiam @10

WLP 011 Ferment @60F


Beutiful beer. I bet it tasted great. It's only 8am, but that makes me drool for a beer.

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1182 on: March 06, 2016, 08:10:05 pm »
Whole bird on the grill.  Sipping on this American Wheat.  Perhaps I can force spring to arrive by sheer force of will. 

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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1183 on: March 06, 2016, 08:17:27 pm »
Cheers to your sheer will - hope it works ! Beer looks nice.
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Re: Pics of recent brews?
« Reply #1184 on: March 06, 2016, 08:22:41 pm »
It's been lagering for 2 months now.  There's no removing the haze from 25% rye malt and 25% wheat malt!