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Old 11-07-2006, 04:27 PM   #1
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Default Leftover ale?

I've got three or four different types of malt sitting around and I want to use them while they're still good. Does anyone have a good "everything but the kitchen sink" kind of recipe?

Also, what would be the best use for 3 - 4 ounces of unidentifiable whole hops? Some sort of IPA that utilizes only one type of hop?

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Old 11-07-2006, 04:35 PM   #2
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On the hops front, I'd use them for flavor and aroma since you have no idea what the AA% is. Maybe some kind of pale ale, something fairly generic that could work well with a wide variety of hop types?

What are the malts that you have, and how much of each?

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They're at home, so I'll have to check, but I think I've got a pound of vienna, a pount of carapils, a pound of roasted barley, and a pound or two of chocolate (malt, of course). There may be another one or two. Certainly a darker beer will result if I mix them all, but what might that beer be? Some sort of frankenbrau.

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Sounds like you're on the way to Porterville to me.

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Then to Porterville I will go! Thanks.

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