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Old 04-29-2007, 12:27 AM   #1
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trying some lighter styles for different reasons. been using corn syrup and honey to make it big. whats the best way to make a big, light ale ?

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Old 04-29-2007, 12:43 AM   #2
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You could use rice as well...

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Old 04-29-2007, 12:44 AM   #3
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Extract I take it? Use more light extract and an high attenuating yeast. Maybe some corn sugar but not to much.

AG.. then pils malt and mash at say 148F.

What % are you thinking of?

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not sure about the rice thing...can u explain
heres my recipe

9 lbs lme
12 oz honey
32 oz corn syrup / via krogers(listed NO vanilla)
1oz brewers gold
1 oz centenial
1 lb cara foam

10 gallons/2 ale pales

just moved to secondary looks/smells great

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Old 04-29-2007, 01:33 AM   #5
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im thinking 5-6

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Just use more LME, unless you want a dryer tasting beer.

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You might try 7.5 lb DME, ditch the corn syrup, and use 1-3 lbs honey

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