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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #15 on: December 09, 2010, 01:11:42 PM »
Just got through brewing a chocolate porter!
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #16 on: December 09, 2010, 01:11:59 PM »
It's time for our club's annual 24 hours of brewing and camping this weekend.  I'll be making a key lime melomel and cold smoking some malt or some cheese or some meet on Saturday.

I bet that would taste great with a little touch of Sarachi Hop.  I recently had a pale ale made with lime and sarachi that was awesome!

Maybe when it's finished I can blend some sort of Sarachi hop beer into it and have an interesting braggot.  I'll bet a saison would go well.....

Never really made mead before.  Would you ever dry hop with something like Sarachi?
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #17 on: December 09, 2010, 01:13:58 PM »
The weather and my schedule are finally cooperating so that I can make my first lager of the season, a German pils.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #18 on: December 09, 2010, 01:41:54 PM »
Never really made mead before.  Would you ever dry hop with something like Sarachi?

you would not use hops in straight mead - honey's expensive why cover it up!  ;D

but you would in a braggot (which is mead/beer hybrid) which is what jeffy was talking about.

I personally would never use Sorachi Ace in anything, but that's personal taste.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #19 on: December 09, 2010, 01:44:17 PM »
Never really made mead before.  Would you ever dry hop with something like Sarachi?

you would not use hops in straight mead - honey's expensive why cover it up!  ;D

but you would in a braggot (which is mead/beer hybrid) which is what jeffy was talking about.

I personally would never use Sorachi Ace in anything, but that's personal taste.

I really like it in Brooklyn's Saison.  That's what I was thinking about.  A blend of a beer like that with the key lime mead sounds nice.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #20 on: December 09, 2010, 01:45:06 PM »
I liked it in a wheat beer that I recently had... I will say, it's different - but I liked it!  Anything that would taste good with a lemony flavor I think would do well with a little sarachi.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #21 on: December 09, 2010, 01:50:19 PM »
I really like it in Brooklyn's Saison.  That's what I was thinking about.  A blend of a beer like that with the key lime mead sounds nice.

I think I've seen you and a few others mention that one, so perhaps I will seek it out - I remember when that hop hit the homebrewer venues and I tried a lot of beers heavy with SA and I didn't care for them, maybe the saison expresses it in the right light (as opposed to Sapporo  ;D ).  
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #23 on: December 09, 2010, 05:39:08 PM »
OK, I got a headstart on the weekend.....

Today whipped up another batch of APA, and a Belgian IPA. My buddy brewed his first batch here at Wooden Shoe Breweries and made a Leffe like blonde.....

The keg on tap kicked..... after a week..... :o I will have to fine tune my pipeline.....
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #24 on: December 09, 2010, 08:09:46 PM »
And we have bubbelage.......

Gurgle symphony in yeast for three fermenters...... ;D
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #25 on: December 09, 2010, 09:47:04 PM »
The keg on tap kicked..... after a week..... :o I will have to fine tune my pipeline.....

That's impressive.  Sounds like you're on the right track with the pipeline.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #26 on: December 09, 2010, 09:50:12 PM »
Growler to a party.....brew day with a few visitors, friends over for dinner..... there you have it, there you don't.
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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #27 on: December 10, 2010, 06:40:17 AM »
Brewing my take on Harvard Crimson and racking an IPA.

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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #28 on: December 10, 2010, 05:37:03 PM »
just finished a brown ale, 3 gallons will become flanders brown and 2.5 gallons will become holiday spice brown.  I'm tired but everything is clean and I'm drinking a homebrewed IPA.

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Re: What's Brewing This Weekend - 12/10 Edition
« Reply #29 on: December 10, 2010, 10:21:41 PM »
BJCP Exam tasting retake.
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