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Old 12-12-2005, 01:27 AM   #1
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my freind found out I have started brewing at home and asked if I could make him something like bud.....is there a formula for a GOOD Bud?



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Old 12-12-2005, 02:29 AM   #2
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is there a formula for a GOOD Bud?
That is an oxymoron in its purest form.


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Old 12-12-2005, 02:55 AM   #3
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ask your friend if he's ever actually drank beer...hahaha...sorry.

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Water, Sugar, Yeast, Colour, Pasturise, Force carbonate.

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Take an extract Pale Ale recipe, cut the hops in half and substitute rice syrup for half of the malt. Or look for "light american ale" recipes.

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IMO theres only one type of good bud and its not beer...

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Old 12-12-2005, 04:37 PM   #7
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IMO theres only one type of good bud and its not beer...
Oh you wild and crazy Coloridians.
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Yeah, something like what dave_42 recommended would work. Or, dig around and find a simple cream ale recipe.

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my freind found out I have started brewing at home and asked if I could make him something like bud.....is there a formula for a GOOD Bud?

The thing with trying to brew "Bud" is that you'd be disappointed in the finished product, probably. Lagering it would require more equipment and a longer wait, and you'd definitely need to do that for a "good" homebrewed lager. You could most definitely buy a couple of cases of the real thing for cheaper than brewing it.
My suggestion is to try and brew something like a Sierra Nevada Pale Ale. You would have excellent drinkable beer in about a month (instead of 2-3 months). Oh yeah, you'll be hooked, too.
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or a golden ale....like orrelse said, lagers are difficult, costly, and not always on the mark unless they get lagered for a couple months.



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