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Old 01-21-2006, 08:36 PM   #11
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if I tried to sell my home brew by law all of them would be a malt liquor since I dont brew ANYTHING under 7%

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Old 01-21-2006, 09:00 PM   #12
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Any body have a clone for a Malt Liquor?

I know its a funny question, but its for pure novelty.

Also what the hell makes a malt liquor different than say bud or miller? Is it the addition of more rice and corn?
do u want one that includes the brown paper bag or not? not quite as cardboardy

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OG 1.064-1.071 FG 1.010-1.011
SRM 7 IBU 8-9 ABV 6.9%-7.9%
5.8 LBS very pale unhopped lme
3.9 lbs briess brewers corn syrup or rice syrup
3 lbs un-milled six row
2.7 aau tettnanger (0.66 oz)
1 tsp irish moss 15 min
1 pkg lager yeast (Wyeast 2112 Cali lager yeast or White Labs San Fran lager yeast)
1 c corn sugar for priming
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Old 01-21-2006, 09:16 PM   #13
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Just more malt...

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Old 01-21-2006, 09:26 PM   #14
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Malt liquor can also be perceived as a lager like beer with very little hop bitterness and often little hop flavor though that is not always the case It's primarily little or no bittering hops. Malty taste, usually of a higher alc range. Not an official BJCP style but... I've seen non US versions for sale that taste, like malty beer.

We don't have those strange beer laws up here.

I'm guessing it's close to a mild but with some noble hops and 2.5ish co2. I beleive there was a different name for that at some point. Probably some prarie boys making beer with no hop supply back on the farm way back when.

Megaswills love to make a high test corn beer with little hop taste/bittring and call it malt liquor, and I swear Old English tastes like Hawkeyes socks. Colt 45 actually has (or had) "artificial flavoring and color" listed in it ingredients. Loved the old ads though. Never saw them up here, buut I saw them a few times when visiting the States. Actually saw the Saturday Night Live spoof ad for "Cold Cock beer...It will know yuh out!".. years before I saw the Colt 45 ads. They weren't all that much different!

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Old 01-21-2006, 09:31 PM   #15
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We don't have those strange beer laws up here.
yep. we used to could get Oberdorfer Dunkel Weisse here in Texas, but they wouldn't add "malt liquor" to the label (which, why the hell should they, right?). so, no more Oberdorfer or several other good brews....
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You know me. I hate to be a stickler (or Stifler's father), but it's not "Oberdorfer". It's "Obersdorfer". There's an "s" in there.

There are many German words that if missing or adding a letter changes the entire meaning of the word. It's things like this that embarrass a lot of people when they say things like "I hope your mother recovers from her refridgerator surgery" and wanted to say something else.

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There are many German words that if missing or adding a letter changes the entire meaning of the word. It's things like this that embarrass a lot of people when they say things like "I hope your mother recovers from her refridgerator surgery" and wanted to say something else.
once again, thanks for the "German for Dummies" lesson!

it's been a few years since w/ had the OBERSDORFER IN Texas,so i have a good excuse......or at least i think i do
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Eine Spitze Dunkel...cool (toll)! Just trying to help...

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Eine Spitze Dunkel...cool (toll)! Just trying to help...
and what does Eine Spitze mean again? all this German has me whacked out
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Malt Liquor


4 lbs. Light LME
3 lbs. Corn LME
2 lbs. Domestic Six-Row Malt
4 oz. Belgian Caramel-Pils
1 pkg. Burton Water Salts
½ oz. Cluster hops (Boiling)
½ oz. Cascades (flavoring)
¼ oz. Cascades (finishing)
1 pkg. Nottingham ale yeast or
1 pkg. Wyeast #1007 or

1 pkg. Wyeast #1056 or
1 vial White Labs German or California Ale Yeast

(For cold fermentation) or
1 pkg. Wyeast #2007 or
1 pkg. Wyeast #2035, or
1 vial White Labs Pilsner or

1 vial White Labs German Lager Yeast
1 pkg. Bru-Vigor (yeast food)
⅞ cup Corn Sugar (for priming)

OG: 1.060
FG: 1010
Very pale & light-bodied for a beer with this kind of kick! Modestly hopped

style of paper bag and dumpster are yours.

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