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Old 05-26-2009, 09:12 PM   #1
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Im at a loss as to what to bre this weekend. Beligians are out, just made an IPA, and Im burt out on nut brown ale. I want somthing malty medium bodied and mabe a little hoppy.. nothing to dark. cant drink guiness yet and im not real wild about stouts. im a recovering bud lightaholic and im still working on my tastbuds.....

Any ideas? I was thinking maybe a brown porter?
grain bill with yeat and hops needs to be under $30 for a 5 gallon batch.
i batch sparge

Thanks and i'll post pics of my getto as setup in action in exchange for advise.

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Hefeweizen
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An English mild
or any other light (abv and IBU) beer...

But, IMO, unless you're kegging (or otherwise able to force carbonate) you won't be able to do it (well)....

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Old 05-26-2009, 09:24 PM   #3
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I've done an ordinary bitter in 3 weeks.....Kinda.... Bottled after 2 1/2 weeks and started on them after 3. Sure, it wasn't properly carbed, but it was acceptable and the taste was very good.

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-I only keg ,I took one look at sanitizing and bottling decided to hell with it.

-Hefe's have way to many yeast flavors for me.

If i cook this weekend I'll have a solid 6 weeks from today to brew and consume, most of it. one week will be a family vacation so im not worried about wasting the beer. I want somthing on the darker side of life.

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A low-gravity ale can easily be mature and in perfect drinking condition in 14-21 days. I regularly go grain to glass in 15 or so days with my March Brown Mild that's in my pull-down. The key to a quick drinking ale is to keep things simple with your grainbill and hopping schedule.

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Old 05-26-2009, 09:42 PM   #6
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Try my blond ale recipe. It's best aged but I cheated. Kegged it after 14 days and started drinking it after another 7 in the keg. (so cold aged on gas for a week).

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+1 on blonde ale. Keep it fairly low gravity and you'll have a very drinkable beer very quickly.

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I did this very thing last year when a party reservations nearly doubled.
10Der & Mild did well, and I think BierMuncher's Centinennal Blonde would be another great choice.

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Since you're looking for the "darker side" I would also strongly suggest (or +1 in forum parlance) a Mild Ale.

Fly Anglers looks good as well as the various versions I reviewed in the 10der swap (BierMuncher) has a recipe as well.

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Not too dark.
Malty.
Little hoppy but not too hoppy.

I think you could get by with a Special Bitters (English Pale Ale) in pretty short order.


Batch Size: 11.50 gal
Boil Size: 14.26 gal
Estimated OG: 1.048 SG
Estimated Color: 10.2 SRM
Estimated IBU: 34.9 IBU
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.0 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

15.00 lb Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM)
3.00 lb Toasted Malt (27.0 SRM)
1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)
1.00 lb Vienna Malt (3.5 SRM)

2.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.80%] (75 min)
1.50 oz Goldings, East Kent [5.50%] (20 min)
1.00 oz Williamette [5.20%] (1 min)

Pitch plenty of yeast of your choice.
Get a hard boil and a quick chill.
Leave it in the primary for four weeks.
Secondary with gelatin for 5 days.
Keg and crash chill.
30 PSI for 30 hours then hold at serving pressure until the party.

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