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Old 03-07-2010, 10:13 PM   #1
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I'm still new to homebrewing here, but starting to understand it a bit more. Me and jimmypop13 are roommates and having a challege to see who can make the best tasting light beer for beer pong. We can't asking for recipes on here, bt I can ask on sugar. I know rice solids are used, and so are corn sugar. I'm wondering what will give the lightest flavor, with good abv. Somthing like mich ultra light. Thanks
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:06 AM   #2
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It's a lager type beer. It wont be easy to brew one of these if you've never brewed before, notably because lagers need a cooler environment (48F-55F) for fermentation than ales (60-75F), and a place to lager the beer for extended periods of time (~35F for 30 days'ish).

Is your question about how to use sugar and rice syrup in order to make beer?

Just get some extract and don't add a lot of it. "good abv" and "light beer" are mutually exclusive, IMHO.
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Old 03-08-2010, 12:33 AM   #3
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You are going to want to go with rice if you want minimal flavor and go up to 25%+.

If you aren't an excellent light lager brewer, and if you are asking about adjuncts you are not, I would go the cream ale angle. It is going to a bit fruity but that's better than a bad light lager.
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You are going to want to go with rice if you want minimal flavor and go up to 25%+.

If you aren't an excellent light lager brewer, and if you are asking about adjuncts you are not, I would go the cream ale angle. It is going to a bit fruity but that's better than a bad light lager.
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I'm still new to homebrewing here, but starting to understand it a bit more. Me and jimmypop13 are roommates and having a challege to see who can make the best tasting light beer for beer pong. We can't asking for recipes on here, bt I can ask on sugar. I know rice solids are used, and so are corn sugar. I'm wondering what will give the lightest flavor, with good abv. Somthing like mich ultra light. Thanks
I would buy a case of american light and brew a nice oatmeal chocolate stout to enjoy at the end of the night...
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I know doing a lager is the trail I need to travel. But I live in Texas and don't have a basement so the temp is the problem. If it was winter I think I could do it. I may have to get a little crappy fridge and set it up to put the bucket in there
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