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Old 01-21-2013, 08:51 PM   #121
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Have a friend who brewed this and it is conditioning in the bottle right now...too bad he lives over 1,000 miles away! Think this will be one of the next recipes I try. Added it to Beersmith and tweaked slightly....can't wait!!!

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Old 01-29-2013, 01:20 PM   #122
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Revvy, can you comment at all on your choice of two row rather than six row? It seems to me that six row would be more historically accurate and would also help with all the adjuncts. I'm assuming you just stuck with two row because you already had some on hand or it was easier to get, but I wanted to double check to make sure there wasn't another reason.

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Old 01-29-2013, 01:28 PM   #123
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Revvy, can you comment at all on your choice of two row rather than six row? It seems to me that six row would be more historically accurate and would also help with all the adjuncts. I'm assuming you just stuck with two row because you already had some on hand or it was easier to get, but I wanted to double check to make sure there wasn't another reason.
I used it because I have it in bulk. But yeah 6 row would probably be more historically accurate.
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Old 02-03-2013, 10:24 AM   #124
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I brewed up a batch of this using BRY-97 yeast, and Mt. Hood hops.
I did have a monster stuck sparge when I brewed it.
The yeast took two weeks to bring the beer down to 1.006.
I really don't taste any of the rye.
All in all a pretty good beer. My wife and daughter enjoy it more then I do.
Thanks for the recipe.

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Old 02-03-2013, 07:27 PM   #125
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This beer is a great hit with the family and friends that I have tried it. I will brew it again but may try a different yeast, rather than the Wyeast American Ale II (1272) yeast that I used for this batch. Someone suggested the WLP080 cream ale blend and I like that yeast so I will try it. Great recipe though Revvy. I think it tastes somewhat like a whiskey without the alcohol bite.

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Old 02-16-2013, 02:15 PM   #126
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What would you think about adding grits to the mash in conduction to the maize? I live near a grain millery (?) and they have some great local grits that I have been trying to figure out how to use in beer. And i think this is a great start.

What do ya'll think?

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Old 02-16-2013, 02:37 PM   #127
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What would you think about adding grits to the mash in conduction to the maize? I live near a grain millery (?) and they have some great local grits that I have been trying to figure out how to use in beer. And i think this is a great start.

What do ya'll think?
I would do either/or, not both....there's no point in it, and you'd be altering the recipe by adding more fermentables. If you want to go oldschool and use grits, then you need to do a cereal mash with them to make them usable. We use flaked corn to skip that step. But there's nothing wrong with doing a cereal mash with grits...it's probably more traditional. Google "cereal mash with corn" for info...IIRC the first non add link that pops up is the one I used to learn how to do it.
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Revvy,

I'm thinking of brewing a version of this up soon and read through the entire thread, but nowhere did I see the volumes of CO2 for this beer. I saw some things that hinted at a low level (2.0?) but was wondering what you shot for in your various versions.

And, here is the recipe I'm thinking of based on my 3.25 gallon stovetop setup (~85% efficiency) I made some substitutions and reductions based on the ingredients I have on hand and added ~3% Acidulated Malt to give just a touch of a sour twang to it for some complexity:

2.7 lbs 6-row (54%)
1.5 lbs flaked corn (30%)
0.5 lbs malted rye (10%)
2.4 oz Acidulated Malt (3%)
1.2 oz Midnight Wheat (1.5%)
1.2 oz Crystal 120 (1.5%)

Mash at ~149 for 60 min. (1.048 estimated OG)

Batch sparge to get about 4 gallons, pre-boil

4 AAU of a clean American bittering hop (Magnum?) for 60 min boil (~26 IBU)

Pitch 6g of rehydrated US-05 and ferment at 65 for 3 weeks (1.010 estimated FG/80% AA)

Bottle with table sugar (or turbinado) for ___ volumes of CO2 and condition for 3 weeks at room temp.

I may also pull off a gallon after 2 weeks and do a secondary on some bourbon-soaked oak chips for a week at cellar temps before bottling, just to see what that's like.

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OOPS, good catch, I meant aromatic.
I corrected my original post.
Yeah, here's another. I live in Ky and I DON'T KISS MY EFFING COUSINS.

(they are fooking hot though!!!he he he he)

I'll try to forgive you you racist bastard.
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For this beer I just figured there was no thought given to carbing to style, it's a very simple beer for a simpler time, so I just went with a starndard 2-2.5 ish volumes of co2 range that is the average for most kits.

Only I primed with table sugar, since again I kept it simple.

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