Thank you for the review which is spot on for me. This was made for easy drinking. A beer that you could enjoy during the day without tripping over your feet. It's probably the lowest abv beer I have made.well in that case, im kicking off the evening with a pale ale that @samale sent me.
looks like a pale ale right out of the bottle has a slight haze and is quite bubbly.
i get a strong lemon lime aroma right initially. with a hints of spice, pine and floral. as it warms up the i get light sweet roll and malt.
at first sip its very light bodied and quite bubbly. then a strong piney hop flavor with a heavy bitterness that lingers for a while. very little in the way of malt, its there but at 4% its definitely in the background i would imagine there is very little crystal malt in there and is probably just pale ale malt or pilsner. it does raise its hand at the end saying notice me. yeast is a very clean one, and i dont notice it at all.
this is a solid easy drinking pale ale with a hoppy kick. i could easily drink 2 or 3 pints of this at a pub stop in the middle of a long bike ride. quite refreshing, solid job samale!
he said there is sorachi ace in this which i have never had. i am trying to pick it out and think thats whats giving it the unique piney floral taste. the description is on the tip of my tongue but i cant seem to place it right now.
edit: dill! just did some research on sorachi ace and thats exactly it. its very light though and you have to search for it.
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hmmm thats really interesting to both the hop timing and the yeast. the aroma from the dry hops was there but i would have sworn with the bitterness you had a pretty decent 60min addition. im really surprised it was all flame out additions.Thank you for the review which is spot on for me. This was made for easy drinking. A beer that you could enjoy during the day without tripping over your feet. It's probably the lowest abv beer I have made.
Not sure of the grain bill my notes are at home, I know it contains all late hops. 50g of cascade and 50g of sorachi ace at flame out plus the same dry hop at day 10. Sorachi ace is very unique flavour. I also get the dill undertone, it's a hop I really enjoy but I don't see many using. The yeast was Pia which I seemed to be using a lot
I look forward to the next review
I think I’ve posted it already but can’t remember where. I’ve now added it to my brewday posts so it’s easy to find.Recipe?
Got your Munich Dunkel on the go today and looking forward to trying it. Thanks again @strange-steveThis is the recipe for the Munich dunkel which is one of the best beers I've ever made:
Batch Size: 20L
3.0kg Munich I (59%)
2.0kg Munich II (39%)
0.1kg Carafa special II (2%)
35g Hallertau Mittelfruh @ 60 mins
15g Hallertau Mittelfruh @ 20 mins
Ferment at 10°C with WLP833 - German bock lager for 5 days, raise to 19°C for 5 days, lager at -1°C for 4 days.