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


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Negra Modelo Clone
Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 03-08-2012, 09:23 PM   #1
C-Rider
Senior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
C-Rider's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Wai, Hawaii
Posts: 2,632
Liked 138 Times on 117 Posts
Likes Given: 343

Default Negra Modelo Clone

My SWMBO likes Negra Modelo enough that she bought a 6 pack after trying one I was drinking at a Mexican restaurant.

Did some "searching" and there seems to be some disagreement as to weather it's an Austrian Pilsner (can't find a BJCP discription of this style) or a Munchen Dunkel.

I'd like to try to clone it for her but not sure where to start. There were a few recipies here online, but w/o a style base I'm not sure how accurate they were.

Any ideas?

__________________

Kaiser Ridge Brewing
-------------------------
Fermenting: CoffeeDryStout
Fermenting" Irish Red Ale
Dry Hopping: German IPA
Bottle Conditioning: German Stout
Bottle Conditioning: Wai`anae Summer Ale
(N.English Brown)
Bottled in the refer: Maui Wowie(RobustCoffeePorter)
Bottled in the refer: Malahine Ale (Am Pale)
Bottled in the refer: Old Glory Am. Stout
Bottled in the refer: GermanImperialStout

C-Rider is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 09:27 PM   #2
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,805
Liked 2777 Times on 1661 Posts
Likes Given: 3489

Default

Neither, I don't know where you read those, but it's considered a classic example of a vienna lager.

BJCP-03 Vienna Lager

Quote:
Commercial Examples: Great Lakes Eliot Ness (unusual in its 6.2% strength and 35 IBUs), Boulevard Bobs 47 Munich-Style Lager, Negra Modelo, Old Dominion Aviator Amber Lager, Gordon Biersch Vienna Lager, Capital Wisconsin Amber, Olde Saratoga Lager, Penn Pilsner
You can start by looking at My vienna lager recipe in my pulldown, and read the articles and listen to the podcast I cited.
__________________

Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

Revvy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 09:27 PM   #3
StoneHands
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 435
Liked 31 Times on 28 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

Vienna is your base (European Amber lager)

__________________
StoneHands is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 09:31 PM   #4
StoneHands
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Birmingham, AL
Posts: 435
Liked 31 Times on 28 Posts
Likes Given: 9

Default

Dammit Revvy, I'm seconds too slow.
Look for a Graf style Vienna Lager, named after (I believe) Santiago Graf, famed Mexican brewer.

__________________
StoneHands is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 09:33 PM   #5
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,805
Liked 2777 Times on 1661 Posts
Likes Given: 3489

Default

Also;

This is a great info page on brewing mexican beers.

__________________

Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

Revvy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 09:34 PM   #6
Revvy
Post Hoc Ergo Propter Hoc
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Revvy's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: "Detroitish" Michigan
Posts: 40,805
Liked 2777 Times on 1661 Posts
Likes Given: 3489

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by stonehands View Post
dammit revvy, i'm seconds too slow.
Look for a graf style vienna lager, named after (i believe) santiago graf, famed mexican brewer.
lol...
__________________

Like my snazzy new avatar? Get Sons of Zymurgy swag, here, and brew with the best.

Revvy's one of the cool reverends. He has a Harley and a t-shirt that says on the back "If you can read this, the bitch was Raptured. - Madman

I gotta tell ya, just between us girls, that Revvy is HOT. Very tall, gorgeous grey hair and a terrific smile. He's very good looking in person, with a charismatic personality... he drives like a ****ing maniac! - YooperBrew

Revvy is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 10:39 PM   #7
C-Rider
Senior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
C-Rider's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Wai, Hawaii
Posts: 2,632
Liked 138 Times on 117 Posts
Likes Given: 343

Default

Thank you Revvy, knew someone like you would come up with one. Will check them out now.

__________________

Kaiser Ridge Brewing
-------------------------
Fermenting: CoffeeDryStout
Fermenting" Irish Red Ale
Dry Hopping: German IPA
Bottle Conditioning: German Stout
Bottle Conditioning: Wai`anae Summer Ale
(N.English Brown)
Bottled in the refer: Maui Wowie(RobustCoffeePorter)
Bottled in the refer: Malahine Ale (Am Pale)
Bottled in the refer: Old Glory Am. Stout
Bottled in the refer: GermanImperialStout

C-Rider is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-08-2012, 11:01 PM   #8
C-Rider
Senior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
C-Rider's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Wai, Hawaii
Posts: 2,632
Liked 138 Times on 117 Posts
Likes Given: 343

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Revvy View Post
Neither, I don't know where you read those, but it's considered a classic example of a vienna lager.

BJCP-03 Vienna Lager



You can start by looking at My vienna lager recipe in my pulldown, and read the articles and listen to the podcast I cited.
Thanks again, this is where I got the Munchen Dunkel:

http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/75/667

And from the Modelo web page :



Guess I mixed up Vienna and Austrian.

The Negra comes out much darker than yours looks in BeerSmith. Guess I have to add some darker malts for color.

The only Caramunich I can get here in the islands is Belgian. OK to use it or should I buy online?

Most reviews mention corn?

Also I can't lager, and will be doing an ale version, yes I know it won't be the same but one has to do what one can. What dry yeast would you suggest?

Thanks again.
__________________

Kaiser Ridge Brewing
-------------------------
Fermenting: CoffeeDryStout
Fermenting" Irish Red Ale
Dry Hopping: German IPA
Bottle Conditioning: German Stout
Bottle Conditioning: Wai`anae Summer Ale
(N.English Brown)
Bottled in the refer: Maui Wowie(RobustCoffeePorter)
Bottled in the refer: Malahine Ale (Am Pale)
Bottled in the refer: Old Glory Am. Stout
Bottled in the refer: GermanImperialStout

C-Rider is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2012, 01:22 PM   #9
bja
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Nov 2007
Location: Pittsburgh
Posts: 1,853
Liked 114 Times on 88 Posts

Default

This recipe is dead on.

8 lbs. Pilsner
1-1/2 lbs. Vienna
2 oz. chocolate
3/4 oz. Hallertau @90
3/4 oz. Tettnanger @90
1/2 oz. Tettnanger @10
(adjust bittering hops for 27 IBU)
Bavarian lager yeast

__________________

____________________________________________

I know it just wouldn't be right to kill all the stupid people that we meet, but do you think it would be appropriate to just remove all of the warning labels and let nature take its course?

Life is tough. It's tougher if you're stupid.

bja is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 03-09-2012, 05:45 PM   #10
C-Rider
Senior Member
HBT_LIFETIMESUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
C-Rider's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Wai, Hawaii
Posts: 2,632
Liked 138 Times on 117 Posts
Likes Given: 343

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by bja View Post
This recipe is dead on.

8 lbs. Pilsner
1-1/2 lbs. Vienna
2 oz. chocolate
3/4 oz. Hallertau @90
3/4 oz. Tettnanger @90
1/2 oz. Tettnanger @10
(adjust bittering hops for 27 IBU)
Bavarian lager yeast
Tks, Love your Disclaimer. LOL
__________________

Kaiser Ridge Brewing
-------------------------
Fermenting: CoffeeDryStout
Fermenting" Irish Red Ale
Dry Hopping: German IPA
Bottle Conditioning: German Stout
Bottle Conditioning: Wai`anae Summer Ale
(N.English Brown)
Bottled in the refer: Maui Wowie(RobustCoffeePorter)
Bottled in the refer: Malahine Ale (Am Pale)
Bottled in the refer: Old Glory Am. Stout
Bottled in the refer: GermanImperialStout

C-Rider 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
My "Negra Modelo" try ChefJoeR Recipes/Ingredients 20 05-02-2011 07:53 PM
Kolsh yeast to make a Negra Modelo clone? ghpeel Recipes/Ingredients 4 11-05-2010 02:59 PM
Negra Modelo clone jgourd Recipes/Ingredients 4 04-20-2010 12:44 PM
Negra Modelo Recipe - Proper Infusion Mash Temps? Bullka Recipes/Ingredients 6 02-24-2010 08:13 PM
clone for Negra Modelo brewyourown4life Recipes/Ingredients 18 12-28-2009 06:50 PM



Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS