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Old 08-08-2011, 01:24 PM   #1
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Default Pale Ale infused with Mandarin Oranges.

I was thinking of doing a pale or an IPA infused with Mandarin Oranges. I was eating them and thinking the slightly bitter rich citrus would be awesome in a pale or an IPA. Anyone ever attempted this? Where would I start. I'd like to formulate a All-Grain pale ale. Perhaps using english malts?

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Old 08-08-2011, 01:31 PM   #2
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I was thinking of doing a pale or an IPA infused with Mandarin Oranges. I was eating them and thinking the slightly bitter rich citrus would be awesome in a pale or an IPA. Anyone ever attempted this? Where would I start. I'd like to formulate a All-Grain pale ale. Perhaps using english malts?
Yeah, engish malts would work. then maybe puree the oranges and add them to the seconday or after a few days of fermentation. Keep the grain bill simple so the oranges will shine. You could also try mixing american and NZ hops to get a mandarin orange flavor. When mixed I think nelson sauvin and cascade give a nice mandarin flavor
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Old 08-08-2011, 02:29 PM   #3
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Yeah, engish malts would work. then maybe puree the oranges and add them to the seconday or after a few days of fermentation. Keep the grain bill simple so the oranges will shine. You could also try mixing american and NZ hops to get a mandarin orange flavor. When mixed I think nelson sauvin and cascade give a nice mandarin flavor
9lbs of Marris Otter and maybe a half to a pound of simpsons med crystal to impart a little sweetness and orangeish color.

1 oz of cascade leaf to bitter then a half of NS and Cascade @ 15, 5, and end?

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My other unknown is where is a good place to start as how much mandarin to add? 32 oz? 64? Please advise...

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Old 08-15-2011, 04:09 PM   #5
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I brewed this...
http://hopville.com/recipe/802192/ex...t-mandarin-ale

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Old 09-12-2011, 07:45 AM   #6
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How did it taste after a few weeks?
Sounds great.... As I eat a mandarin
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Im only a week and two days in for conditioning. I think it's a fantastic beer. Great citrus backbone. The citra dryhop is amazing! Great orange color. I really dig it.

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Old 09-26-2011, 01:28 PM   #8
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Took 3rd place in fruit beer category!

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Any thoughts on how to do this as an extract?

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If you are puree'ing the oranges or zesting them, do not include the white pith in your brew. One of my only truly bad beers was an Orange Pale Ale that had way too much white pith when zesting. It tasted bitter and not a good hop bitter...just weird, unpleasant bitter.

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