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Old 03-09-2012, 12:02 PM   #1
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Default April Fool's beer

We all talk about how great it would be to brew thsos or brew that. Just curious what your thoughts are on what an intentionally horrible beer would be, like an April Fools joke.

Don't hold back. Let's hear your ideas for the most putrid thing you could intentionally brew that would actually work.

I'll start with a blonde ale with chicken stock in the secondary. Happy early April Fools Day!

PS - I realize this is probably a stupid thread but I am bored.

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Old 03-09-2012, 03:20 PM   #2
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This may not be as bad as adding chicken stock but I've made Christmas Malt Liquor. I don't have the recipe handy but I remember it being maybe 2/3 6-row and 1/3 flaked corn with very little bittering hops. I bottled it in 40 oz bottles and made labels with off-color Christmas themes. The problem was, after bottling all I planned on giving away, I still had a half keg or so of nasty malt liquor!

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Old 03-09-2012, 04:13 PM   #3
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Buffalo Chicken Lager.

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Old 03-09-2012, 04:17 PM   #4
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I don't have any recipe ideas ATM, but I do recommend REALLY small batches......

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Old 03-09-2012, 04:25 PM   #5
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a BMC clone?

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Old 03-09-2012, 04:27 PM   #6
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a bmc clone?
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Old 03-09-2012, 04:30 PM   #7
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10 lbs 2row
10 lbs black patent
5ibu

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Old 03-09-2012, 04:32 PM   #8
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Not really an April Fool's joke, but I made a blonde IPA. Looks like a BMC, but has about 90 IBU's and 7.5% ABV. Still in the primary at the moment.
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a BMC clone?
Nice. It only took five posts for someone to turn this into a bmc-bashing thread. I had the over/under at 3.
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Egg-Drop Ale

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