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Old 01-18-2011, 08:34 PM   #11
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this was my clone recipee and it came pretty close according to the yuengling fans

1 can 3.75 lbs Cooper lager LME
1 lb plain amber DME
Steep
1.5 lbs instant grits
1 lb Munich malt
1 lb 60 L Caramel malt

Hops
Bittering 1 oz cluster at 60 min
flavor/aroma
.5 oz cascade at 15 min
.5 oz cascade at 5 min
yeast
is the coopers yeast with the can of LME
fermented at 65 degress

my budies thought this was vary close to the yuengling as did i with more hops and malt than a traditional BMC beer was a nice step above those
I like that. The only thing I might do is substitute corn grits and do a cereal mash for the instant grits.

BTW - does anyone have a good resource on lagering?
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Old 01-19-2011, 02:26 AM   #12
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I've heard that yuengling uses molasses in their lager; for coloring and taste purposes.

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Old 01-19-2011, 07:20 PM   #13
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Are you trying to clone Yuengling lager? There is Yuengling Lager, Premium Lager, Light Lager, Premium Light, Porter, Black and Tan, etc.

I grew up around Pottsville and they would always discuss the ingredients on the tours. I would even say call them to ask for help, tell them you can't get Yuengling in your area, and I bet they would help.

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Years ago I called the brewery and explained that I wanted to homebrew a clone of Yuengling Lager, and asked what kind of hops they use in it. The young lady I was speaking with was very nice and was thrilled with my project. She also politely declined to share that information with me!
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Old 01-19-2011, 08:42 PM   #14
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I like that. The only thing I might do is substitute corn grits and do a cereal mash for the instant grits.

BTW - does anyone have a good resource on lagering?
New Brewing Lager Beer by Greg Noonan.
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Old 01-20-2011, 01:13 AM   #15
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Years ago I called the brewery and explained that I wanted to homebrew a clone of Yuengling Lager, and asked what kind of hops they use in it. The young lady I was speaking with was very nice and was thrilled with my project. She also politely declined to share that information with me!
If you go to the website it says that they use cluster and cascade in it.

My version is in my dropdown FWIW. Still could use some tweaking, but it was pretty close the first time around.
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Old 01-20-2011, 02:02 AM   #16
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I did an extensive search about a year ago. Settled on this recipe, which came out great.

BeerSmith Recipe Printout
Recipe: Yuengling
Brewer:
Asst Brewer:
Style: Classic American Pilsner
TYPE: All Grain
Taste: (35.0) 02C

Recipe Specifications
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Batch Size: 5.50 gal
Boil Size: 6.30 gal
Estimated OG: 1.052 SG
Estimated Color: 5.9 SRM
Estimated IBU: 28.1 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Ingredients:
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Amount Item Type % or IBU
8 lbs Pilsner (2 Row) US (1.0 SRM) Grain 76.19 %
1 lbs Carapils (1.5 SRM) Grain 9.52 %
1 lbs Corn, Flaked (1.3 SRM) Grain 9.52 %
8.0 oz Caramel Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 4.76 %
1.00 oz Cascade [5.50 %] (60 min) Hops 22.4 IBU
1.00 oz Cluster [7.00 %] (10 min) Hops 5.7 IBU
1 Pkgs American Lager (Wyeast Labs #2035) [StarteYeast-Lager


Mash Schedule: Temperature Mash, 2 Step, Medium Body
Total Grain Weight: 10.50 lb
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Temperature Mash, 2 Step, Medium Body
Step Time Name Description Step Temp
30 min Protein Rest Add 15.75 qt of water at 128.1 F 122.0 F
45 min Saccharification Heat to 154.0 F over 15 min 154.0 F
10 min Mash Out Heat to 168.0 F over 10 min 168.0 F

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Old 01-20-2011, 03:56 AM   #17
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Back when I was on a Porter kick, Yuengling Porter was all I drank. I have two or three old "returnable" Porter bottles; probably 10 years old now.

They are on display in my beer shrine.
that is their best beer,prolly the only one i could drink anymore(although i put a ton of lagers away back in the day
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Old 01-21-2011, 04:54 PM   #18
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Porter and Chesterfield are my gotos. Chetty has to come from the tap though. Otherwise it's a tad skunky. Damn green bottles.

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Old 01-30-2013, 08:30 PM   #19
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I made this clone a couple weeks ago and used a white labs irish yeast that I had washed. Probably one if the best beers I've had yet!

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Old 02-01-2013, 01:39 PM   #20
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If you look in the recipes section under amber. We did a lot of work on this recipe. The biggest task would be the water profile. That might give you some insight as to what your looking for.

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