What are you drinking tonight.

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  1. Jul 13, 2019 #2381

    Clint

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    Drunkula...I think you're on track for an AIPA with that brew! Sounds ok though!
    My "kolsch" is very basic ...
    4kg pilsner
    1kg Munich
    35g hallertaur hersbrucker @ 60
    30g @ 10
    CML kolsch yeast
    22.4 IBU
    Next time I'm dropping the Munich.
     
  2. Jul 13, 2019 #2382

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    Hi Clint mines more basic than that, haven't brewed it yet,
    pilsner 4.07
    flaked wheat 0.472
    hellertua aroma 3 additions 29 ibu's
    5.01% abv srm 3.4
    bu;gu ratio 0.57
    balance value 1.24
    the last bit is beyond me at the moment
     
  3. Jul 13, 2019 #2383

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    Imo basic is good for a kolsch. Although have you tried a little Vienna malt in place of the Munich? Works very well, just a small amount is needed though, 4 or 5%.

    I would also recommend trying Wyeast 2565. The CML kolsch is decent, but I much preferred the Wyeast.
     
  4. Jul 13, 2019 #2384

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    Thanks Steve..not tried Vienna...shall bung some on the next order!
     
  5. Jul 13, 2019 #2385

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    Tonight my first taste of Spencer Trappist Ale. It's pretty good, a fairly straightforward Belgian blonde type beer but very drinkable. I can't find any definite info on what yeast strain they use, but it tastes very much like Wy3787 to me.
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    My first attempt at a kettle sour, mango Lassi, dropped to 3.3ph so it's definitely sour but the lactose takes the edge of nicely DSC_1892.JPG
     
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  7. Jul 14, 2019 #2387

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    • Evening, would you be so kind to share your hophead recipe at all? I’ve tried a couple of iterations after the darkstar head brewer gave me some direction but I’m still a bit away from getting my attempt near.

    Many thanks
    Chris
     
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    Chris assuming this was aimed at me, my first attempt which came out pretty decent was ( cut n paste from original thread)

    Recipe for 20l in fv was 3kg MO, 250g caramalt with cascade (30g @60; 30g @10; 40g at switch off). Used a combo of S05 and Gervin as I am sure I read somewhere that they use a mix of yeasts being the above 2 plus S04.

    Then used Amarillo as a dry hop
     
  9. Jul 15, 2019 #2389

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    That looks cracking, what's the recipe? One of my favourite beers, Hophead...
     
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    This afternoon, had a very nice BA Imperial Stout (No:10) from the Burnt Mill a small brewery in Suffolk. Excellent choice of beers to be had...
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    Having @dan125 kviek pale ale. Lovely beer. Nice aroma with smells of mango and a spice after taste .great head which lasted the full beer. Reminds me of a rustbucket rye pale ale. Would love to know what's all in it. Really nice beer. Well doneclapa
     
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    Thanks mate. Glad you liked it. No rye it in but I know what you mean about a touch of spiciness. Recipe was a bit of a user-uper for some cara/crystal. For a 30L batch it was:-

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    I need to give cashmere and Chinook ago. Never tried them before.
     
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    Chinook is one of my favourites, and its cheap too - definitely worth trying athumb..
     
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    Working from home today. So I have one of my Peanut Butter Chocolate Coffee Porter's to see me through the lunch hour.
     

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    Whoah... sounds and looks nice! any pointers to a recipe that you followed?
     
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    My own Frankenstein from a Young's American Mocha Porter Kit. As well as the this kit, I added the following: 1.5kg of Brewing Sugar, 500g of Lactose, 1kg of Extra Dark Spray Malt, 2 x Vanilla Pods, 65g of Chocolate Mocha Beans and 1kg of Peanut Powder. Brewed it short at around 18L I believe and it came out at a relaxed 7.8%. If I could of changed anything, I would of siphoned it a couple more times to reduce sediment from the left over peanut butter. If you want any more info regarding it mate, just drop me a DM.
     
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    Sorry, it was aimed at you! Thanks very much. I’ll give that a go. The head brewer said he used 3 strains but it was essentially a split between US05 and Nottingham
     

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