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johnnymax 08-14-2010 02:12 PM

Queen of Beer competition
Queen of Beer competition is coming up again and the Queen is brewing a beer today all by herself. All I have to do is sit around, drink beer and heckle, gonna be a grand day. She entered an ESB last year, but she had too much hops, it did not place, but I got to drink in all. :mug:

KingBrianI 08-14-2010 02:30 PM

What's she brewing?

johnnymax 08-14-2010 02:58 PM

She is brewing a Robust Porter and I looked at her invoice and plugged the grain bill into www.beertools.com and if she gets the same Brewhouse Efficiency as I do, she should end up with an ABV of 10.3% She will have to enter it into the specialty category as an Imperial Robust Porter.

KingBrianI 08-14-2010 03:00 PM

haha, she doesn't mess around!

johnnymax 08-15-2010 03:02 PM

Well, the Queen watered down her wort and lowered the OG to 1.086 :mad:
Now it will only be about 9% ABV beer :mad::mad:
She wants it to do good in the Queen of Beer Competition :mad::mad::mad:

I will have to brew the next test batch so it will be at least 10% AVB and be worthy to be called a Republic of TEXAS Beer!:ban:
I hope we can afford to maintain a 10% minimum threshold. LOTS of grain! Lot of chaching going into the mash tun!

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