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Old 06-30-2008, 07:16 PM   #21
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Peanut butter & chocolate? DON'T DO IT! Can you taste my sarcasm? The scientist in me says do it, but expect to crash and burn.

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Old 06-30-2008, 07:21 PM   #22
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There is nothing wrong with an experiment. Im thinking boiling it would eliminate the Alcohol and in turn be like brewing a beer with corn flavored water. That doesn't sound all bad because the hops cover it up. I would make like a three gallon batch at the most, Thats a lot of beer to buy just to do an experiment.

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This sounds just crazy enough to be funny, if anything else. But I don't think any BMC drinkers are going to be converted by drinking the result, which will most likely taste really bad.

You will want to de-carb the beer first or boiling it could create quite a mess. Let it sit out for a day and go flat.

Seems like an extract woud also be the way to go. Seems like you would need to boil the alcohol out of it before doing anything else.

I won'y try this (brew days are hard to come by) but I'm very curious about the result. Keep us posted.

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Old 06-30-2008, 07:35 PM   #24
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I can't wait to here how this turns out....I love experiments (especcially if someone else is footing the bill.)




Wouldn't it be interesting if it made the best beer you ever had???

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Wouldn't it be interesting if it made the best beer you ever had???
Like I said - peanut butter & chocolate

Without knowing much about the chemistry of the process, provided you could get the pH right, I would be most concerned about the alcohol impeding any conversion during the mash. Boiling off the alcohol prior to mashing might be a better way to go. But at that point, you're almost getting away from the novelty and crazyness of the experiment.

Can't wait to hear the results.
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Old 06-30-2008, 08:26 PM   #26
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Thats a dumb idea...In fact very dumb...are you kidding
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+1 on what the hell are you thinking?!?!

for one thing beer has way too low of a Ph for use as water for brewing. im sure other people can tell you everything else thats horribly wrong with that idea.
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You need to find a new brew club hahaha
You know, I've always found HBT to be relatively open-minded about way-out-there brewing techniques, from spontaneously fermented geueze to massively hopped irish ale (?) to porkfelwein. I guess these posts are the exception that proves the rule.

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Have you ever boild beer for brats or cooked with beer. A. it makes beer smell bad and B. its going to boil over all the time because of the carb. If you are going to do what you say, the results are going to be nothing short of nasty.
I bet that's what the sumerian husband said to his wife... BEFORE he tasted the weird smelling concoction she made from sprouted grain and water. Brewing anything combines elements of the yucky (fermenting is a nasty-looking process) with the sublime. I've never tried to use BMC as mash liquor, but I'm sure interested to hear how it turns out.


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Wouldn't it be interesting if it made the best beer you ever had???
Exactly. BMC is some expensive brewing water. Anyhow, I LOVE this idea. Please let us know how it turns out. I'm particularly interested to see if and how much ph5.2 is needed to get the pH back up to the 5-ish range. I wonder if you could treat with a bunch of calcuim carbonate to raise the pH, and then brew a stout.
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Old 06-30-2008, 09:18 PM   #27
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LOL!
Sounds like a fun experiment in the vein of what its all about...an adventure!
Best of luck and I hope to read updates!

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Old 06-30-2008, 10:30 PM   #28
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This sounds just crazy enough to be funny, if anything else. But I don't think any BMC drinkers are going to be converted by drinking the result, which will most likely taste really bad.
Wicked Daddy,

I think you are right. This wouldn't be the best way to convert a bud drinker. I re-read the meeting minutes (Since I didn't attend). This will be a separate club event from Convert A Bud Drinker. The potential club n00bs will be less insulted if this is their 2nd event.


The club was looking for a name for this crazy event. I believe the first idea was "SWILLMORPH"

Any ideas for names???
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The club was looking for a name for this crazy event. I believe the first idea was "SWILLMORPH"

Any ideas for names???
How about "Tap the Crockies"?
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How about, "Coors Make-Over Night!"

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