Happy HolidaySs Giveaway - Winners Re-Re-Re-Re-Drawn - 24 hours to Claim!

Get your HBT Growlers, Shirts and Membership before the Rush!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > I need a low calorie beer.
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-17-2007, 03:32 PM   #1
SilverAnalyst
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 131
Default I need a low calorie beer.

Hi all. I want to make a low cal beer with my next batch after my Geordy Larger is bottled. I would value any recipes thanks. And since I'm still new at brewing, I'd probably be better off with a simple recipe.

Thanks!

__________________
SilverAnalyst is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-17-2007, 03:34 PM   #2
homebrewer_99
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
homebrewer_99's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Atkinson (near the Quad Cities), IL
Posts: 17,951
Liked 89 Times on 77 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default

All you have to do is modify your recipe.

Add 1 gal of water OR reduce the malt by 2 lbs and you'll have a lighter beer.

__________________
HB Bill
homebrewer_99 is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-17-2007, 03:36 PM   #3
AdIn
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
AdIn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sammamish, WA
Posts: 304
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

May be you could specify what threshold would qualify for low/regular calorie beer for you?

__________________

Non-alcoholic beer is a first step to a rubber woman

AdIn is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-17-2007, 05:08 PM   #4
SilverAnalyst
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2007
Posts: 131
Default

I'm hoping for something like Holsten pils. It has 135 cals per 275mls and it's 5%. That's pretty good I guess.

__________________
SilverAnalyst is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-17-2007, 09:15 PM   #5
AdIn
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
AdIn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sammamish, WA
Posts: 304
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

I think any regular pilsner should fit this category. I use BeerToolPro and it shows calories for a recipe you work on. When I get back home I'll take a look.

__________________

Non-alcoholic beer is a first step to a rubber woman

AdIn is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 05-18-2007, 03:28 AM   #6
AdIn
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
AdIn's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: Sammamish, WA
Posts: 304
Liked 2 Times on 2 Posts

Default

Here we go, so, say Budvar (Bohemian pilsner style) I brewd with OG 1.052, FG 1.014 , ABV 4.96% calorie vise:
From alcohol: 75
From carbs: 55
From Protein: 4
Total: 134 for 275 ml

Considering that any Bohemian Pilsners are usually the "thickest" (I don't count American innovation of Imperial Pilseners) among the style - go ahead, brew some Pilsner recipe and Enjoy!

__________________

Non-alcoholic beer is a first step to a rubber woman

AdIn is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply



Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Low calorie beer flyhigh Recipes/Ingredients 15 06-26-2012 01:14 PM
Low Calorie Homebrew? Stevorino General Beer Discussion 61 09-10-2011 03:24 PM
High calorie content Bulls Beers All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 9 11-11-2008 03:30 AM
Lower Calorie Beer? DarkDeveloper Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11 07-01-2008 06:44 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS