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Posted in thread: Southern English Brown on 11-22-2015 at 11:00 AM
I would class Old Perculier as a Southern Brown even though Theakstons in based in Yorkshire.
its a great beer, clones are available on the internet.Edit: apparently its an old ale, but
still worthy o...
Posted in thread: Southern English Brown on 11-20-2015 at 03:46 PM
I see your from the UK. Have you ever had Mann's Brown, what is it like?:mug:weezNothing like
any US Brown Ale I've drunk: thin, very sweet, under 3% ABV. Pretty crap, really.
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 11-13-2015 at 09:38 PM
LHBS had Crisp amber malt, but did not have black patent. Chocolate malt, dark crystal, or
roasted barley to replace? Roasted barley would technically put it more in the stout category,
yes? Not that ...
Posted in thread: Southern English Brown on 11-11-2015 at 02:31 PM
None of the grists so far look much like a genuine British Brown Ale recipe. Here's one from
the 1950's:mild malt5.50 lb81.06%crystal malt0.33 lb4.86%flaked maize0.33 lb4.86%roast
Posted in thread: What is an authentic Berlinerweisse? on 09-29-2015 at 06:49 PM
Well, I guess I just have more homework to do. I definitely plan on digging through your blog.
The little bit I've read so far has been interesting.And Oldsock, thanks for the recommendation
of the Wh...
Posted in thread: What is an authentic Berlinerweisse? on 09-29-2015 at 10:24 AM
Thanks for the perspective. If anybody around here would know about an historical connection
between sour mash and Berlinerweisse, it would probably be you. I guess my main frustration
comes from the ...
Posted in thread: History of the IPA on 08-10-2015 at 07:00 PM
Not really true. Beer geeks don't have to homebrew.On another note, Pete Brown (author of Hops
and Glory) speculates that Hodgsons pale ale for india was originally based on an Oktoberfest
Posted in thread: History of the IPA on 08-10-2015 at 06:59 PM
They all originated from IPA?The beer referred to as IPA came MUCH later than beer called pale
ale.18th-century Pale Ale was a totally different type of beer. All modern Pale Ales are
descended from I...
Posted in thread: History of the IPA on 07-14-2015 at 06:45 PM
I'm definitely open to learning more about the history of brewing in England and I think I'll
read the source material for this thread again, "Amber, Gold & Black: The History of Britain's
Posted in thread: History of the IPA on 07-14-2015 at 08:21 AM
A stupid pet peeve of mine is the use of the term "session IPA." There's already a name for
that, it's called a bitter. IPA started as a stronger more bitter version of your average every