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Old 07-06-2009, 09:55 PM   #1
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Default Michael Jackson Tribute Brew, "Thriller"

As a tribute to Michael Jackson, I thought it would be fun to brew a beer in his honor, and a Wit-Porter hybrid seems appropriate.

How do you think this would taste?

Recipe: Thriller

Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 7.78 gal
Estimated OG: 1.054 SG
Estimated Color: 21.8 SRM
Estimated IBU: 30.3 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 90 Minutes

Amount Item Type % or IBU
1.50 lb Rice Hulls (0.0 SRM) Adjunct 12.00 %
0.25 lb Treacle (100.0 SRM) Extract 2.00 %
4.00 lb Pilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 32.00 %
3.00 lb Wheat Malt, Bel (2.0 SRM) Grain 24.00 %
2.00 lb Wheat, Flaked (1.6 SRM) Grain 16.00 %
0.75 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 6.00 %
0.50 lb Aromatic Malt (26.0 SRM) Grain 4.00 %
0.50 lb Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) Grain 4.00 %
1.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (90 min) Hops 26.2 IBU
0.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (15 min) Hops 4.1 IBU
0.25 oz Saaz [4.00 %] (0 min) Hops -
0.25 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.00 %] (0 min) Hops -
0.50 oz Orange Peel, Bitter (Boil 5.0 min) Misc
1 Pkgs Forbidden Fruit (Wyeast Labs #3463) Yeast-Wheat

Mash for 90 min at 150*

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Old 07-06-2009, 10:05 PM   #2
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I don;t know how it would taste, but I bet you could make a fortune selling it in front of his home in Gary, IN.

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Using "Forbidden Fruit" yeast in a beer meant to be enjoyed young is genius.

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Old 07-06-2009, 10:48 PM   #4
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Using "Forbidden Fruit" yeast in a beer meant to be enjoyed young is genius.
Haha, and it's the yeast used in Hoegaarden Wit, so it really is appropriate
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I brewed a honey wheat melon the Friday he died. My wife and I decided to call in Moonwalker Melon. I support your cause brother Trubadour!

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Old 07-07-2009, 01:17 AM   #6
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Let's see, what beer do I brew to honor a child molester. Hmmm...

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Old 07-07-2009, 03:22 AM   #7
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Let's see, what beer do I brew to honor a child molester. Hmmm...
Hey, he was never convicted of those charges...
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hmm maybe i'll start and abbey and call it abbey jean (is not a girl)

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You could call it petifile porter LMAO

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Let's see, what beer do I brew to honor a child molester. Hmmm...
How's about a blonde lite ale....infected.
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