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Offline redzim

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mocktoberfest hops
« on: August 30, 2011, 12:52:29 PM »
I'm brewing up 20gals of Mocktoberfest for a bash in Oktober - will use 14.5# Pils, 11.5# Munich, 9.5# Vienna, and 3# CaraMunich III. Target OG to 1.052 or so.   I have done this recipe before with Hallertauer hops - 5.5oz at 60 min and 1.75oz at 20min.

However I can't get my hands on that much Hallertau at a reasonable price.  Is Vanguard a decent sub? I can get that cheap from Midwest and it seems close in characteristics...

Remember this is a "Mocktoberfest" which will be fermented at 60F using US-05 and then lagered in kegs for only about a month, I've done this before and it is "good enough" to keep the masses happy (you know, the ones who loooooove Sam Adams Octoberfest already)

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Re: mocktoberfest hops
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2011, 01:06:15 PM »
vanguard, sterling, tett, mt hood..etc would all work.
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Re: mocktoberfest hops
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2011, 05:41:48 PM »
vanguard, sterling, tett, mt hood..etc would all work.

Yeah, I think I'd lean towards the Mt Hood
Joe