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Big Brew 2011 recipes
« on: April 24, 2011, 08:06:41 AM »
I'm interested in this year's Positively Porter and East India Ale, but I would like a little more context for the recipes. I say this in part as a homebrewer who made a saison in 2009 without a really good idea of what she was shooting for. With hindsight, I would have selected a different beer before attempting to tackle saisons (I don't even make Belgians now, figuring I'll wait a year or two while I pick up experience on other parts of the brewing process).

I do know what porter should taste like, but what about this particular porter? And the historical pale ale sounds interesting, but what should it taste like, would the second-mash version taste different, and do I really secondary the beer for several months before bottling? 

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Re: Big Brew 2011 recipes
« Reply #1 on: April 24, 2011, 08:16:06 AM »
The last few years, the GC has had some input into selecting the recipes.  This year I don't recall that happening and I don't know where the recipes came from.  That's basically a way of saying I don't know the answers to your questions!  Maybe Drew has some insight, of Kate will see this and provide her input.
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Re: Big Brew 2011 recipes
« Reply #2 on: April 24, 2011, 08:59:20 AM »
Thanks, Denny!
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