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Old 04-01-2009, 05:42 PM   #1
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Recipe Type: Partial Mash    Yeast: Wyeast Bavarian Lager    Yeast Starter: 3 bottles of malta goya, pastuerized (sounds dumb, works great)    Additional Yeast or Yeast Starter: used yeast nutrient and yeast energizer    Batch Size (Gallons): 5    Original Gravity: 1.087    Final Gravity: 1.016    IBU: (roughly) 40    Boiling Time (Minutes): 60    Color: brown (not good with srm measurements    Primary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 3 weeks, 60 F (prunes in the fermentor)    Additional Fermentation: bottled w/ corn sugar for priming/carbonation    Secondary Fermentation (# of Days & Temp): 3 months, 55 F    Tasting Notes: traditional doppelbock flavors with an extra hint of dark dry fruit   
(all grains Crosby and Baker)
3 pounds Light Munich
1 Pound Light Vienna
1 Pound 2 Row
1 Pound 6 Row pilsener

extracts
3 pounds dry amber extract
1 pound dry light extract

mashed for one hour at 152 F (one and a half gallons), and ramped it up to 160 for 15 minutes.
sparged (2 gallons) with a bucket set up (bottling bucket with a plastic false bottom and a hose attatched to the center)

boiled half of the partial mash wort for half an hour to caramelize (to somewhat replicate decoction flavors), then added the rest of the wort and the extract.

boiled for one hour

added 2 ounces of hallerteau hops at the beginning
one more with 5 minutes left in the boil.

added a gallon of spring water and a 10 pound bag of ice to the fermentor

dumped in the wort, added the prunes and the yeast starter, sealed it up.


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Old 05-29-2009, 08:29 PM   #2
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So how does this taste? And how many prunes do you add?



 
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Old 09-03-2009, 11:50 PM   #3
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Wozer B...............................

 
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Old 04-17-2010, 07:32 PM   #4
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I'd like to ****ing try this!

 
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Old 12-13-2010, 06:40 PM   #5
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How did this turn out. Please let us know. Thanks
Tasting notes?

 
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Old 09-16-2013, 02:52 PM   #6
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Anyone tried this?

 
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Old 11-27-2013, 03:47 AM   #7
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Note to brewers: don't use ice to cool your wort. Who knows what crap is in there. Not really safe to use for your beer.



 
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