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Old 05-27-2014, 11:04 PM   #1
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Hey guys I'm just wondering if anyone has tried to make a coores light beer with extract instead of all grains?


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Old 05-27-2014, 11:23 PM   #2
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for the amount of work and time that goes into brewing, I cant justify brewing coors light when you can run to wally world and get a 30 pack for $16... just my .02

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Old 05-27-2014, 11:26 PM   #3
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I just like to experiment.. I like the lower IBU's in beer.. But I was just coir opus to see if anyone has tried to make one like Coors light.. I haven't tried the American ale light yet.. I will my next batch tho


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There's a recipe here in this thread:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f39/i-want-brew-budweiser-23302/

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Old 05-27-2014, 11:46 PM   #5
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Ah exactly me (: I can drink heavy beers but for drinking every day kind of beers I prefer light bodied like him, thank you very much


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Old 05-28-2014, 12:34 AM   #6
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I just like to experiment.. I like the lower IBU's in beer.. But I was just coir opus to see if anyone has tried to make one like Coors light.. I haven't tried the American ale light yet.. I will my next batch tho


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Coors is an American light lager, not an ale.

If you can make a lager, the "recipe" for a Coors Light or Miller Light would be very simple but it'd be hard to do with extract because not all adjuncts come in extract form. I've seen rice solids (instead of flaked rice in the mash), and corn sugar, so it may be possible but I'm not 100% sure as I"ve never done it.
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Flavorless American Lagers are pretty difficult to make properly. If you're calling it an ale, I'm going to guess that you don't have the knowledge to properly make one. Just sayin'

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Flavorless American Lagers are pretty difficult to make properly. If you're calling it an ale, I'm going to guess that you don't have the knowledge to properly make one. Just sayin'

Was going to chastise your bluntness - then I read how he spelled Coors in his thread title and decided I'd shut my mouth...


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Was going to chastise your bluntness - then I read how he spelled Coors in his thread title and decided I'd shut my mouth...


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It was a spell check calm down haha, my last post I said Coors I got it right :P


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well this isnt a clone it is the closest ive come to a really good tasting light beer without lagering. all my bmc friends love it.



Title: Light "lager"\
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Brew Method: Extract\
Style Name: Standard American Lager\
Boil Time: 60 min\
Batch Size: 5 gallons (fermentor volume)\
Boil Size: 6 gallons\
Boil Gravity: 1.043\
Efficiency: 35% (steeping grains only)\
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STATS:\
Original Gravity: 1.052\
Final Gravity: 1.012\
ABV (standard): 5.25%\
IBU (tinseth): 16.19\
SRM (morey): 5.33\
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FERMENTABLES:\
7 lb - Liquid Malt Extract - Light (87.5%)\ (add 2 lbs at 60 min and last 5 lbs at 5 min)
\
STEEPING GRAINS:\
1 lb - German - Vienna (12.5%)\
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HOPS:\
1 oz - Liberty, Type: Pellet, AA: 4, Use: Boil for 60 min, IBU: 16.19\
\
YEAST:\
White Labs - American Lager Yeast WLP840\
Starter: Yes\
Form: Liquid\

ferment at 62-64 degrees for 2 weeks, transfer to secondary ontop of gelatin. let sit in secondary for another 2 weeks at 62-64 degrees. bottle or keg from there.





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