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Old 04-07-2010, 05:10 PM   #1
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So I'm looking to brew three to four beers for our summer party. I'm looking for some suggetions, I was thinking a wheat, a rasberry ale, a amber or red, and maybe a stout. Any suggestions on receipies or changes to my list? Thanks


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Old 04-07-2010, 05:19 PM   #2
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not sure ppl are going to want to drink a heavy stout in the heat of the summer. The others on the list look fine.


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Old 04-07-2010, 05:35 PM   #3
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hard to go wrong with a wheat, a fruit ale, and an amber. all good choices. i would say add an ipa or make the stout a nice dry stout and you will be set.
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Old 04-07-2010, 05:38 PM   #4
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not sure ppl are going to want to drink a heavy stout in the heat of the summer. The others on the list look fine.
agreed but my brother is being a little insistant on having some dark, i'm kind of debting on making an IPA for a strong hoppy beer for him instead
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I'd go with the wheat, fruit, and IPA. Sounds like a good party!
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Here's another voice to the choir. Wheat, fruit and Hell yea an IPA!
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not sure ppl are going to want to drink a heavy stout in the heat of the summer.
I wouldn't go with a heavy RIS or big oatmeal stout, but a nice light-bodied dry stout makes for fine summer quaffing.
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A dry stout around 4% ABV or a Brown.
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whatabout a rasberry wheat, a cream ale, a pale ale or blonde ale, and a basic dry stout(70/20/10 or whatever the percentages are for them)
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I wouldn't go with a heavy RIS or big oatmeal stout, but a nice light-bodied dry stout makes for fine summer quaffing.
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