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Old 11-14-2012, 05:49 AM   #11
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How did this turn out???? Also, when did you put the adjuncts in?


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I'm brewing a clone of the GIB Winter Ale today. I got the recipe from Dan's Homebrewing Supply in Vancouver. Their recipe was for a stronger ale (about 8%) but I want to make one closer to the GIB version (5.5%).

8 Lbs. Pale male extract
Steeping Grains:
1.2 lbs. crystal
.25 lbs. carapils
.4 lbs. chocolate
.35 oz. Willamette whole (60 mins)
1 oz. Cascade (60 mins)
.5 oz. Sterling whole (Finishing)
Additional Ingredients: 3 whole vanilla beans, 1.5 lbs. 'Golden syrup', 6 oz. Molasses


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Old 11-28-2012, 03:33 AM   #12
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How did this turn out???? Also, when did you put the adjuncts in?
X2, my wife and would LOVE to make this, its one of my favorites right now.


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Old 12-28-2012, 07:34 AM   #13
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I live in Boston and used to work for a company out of Vancouver. My first time to BC our CEO took us to Granville Island for dinner (Sand Bar) and I happened upon Lions Winter Ale. From then on I only went to Vancouver in the winter so I could go straight to the nearest pub and have a few pints. This is one of my favorite beers. Sadly you can't get it anywhere in the states. I would love to get a reasonably good clone going. Has anyone else had any luck? Any adjustments to the recipe listed here?
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Old 10-08-2013, 11:16 PM   #14
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So what yeast did you use.? or suggest to get the closest thing to the gib winter ale. and add the vanila at the end of the boil? and molasses and golden syrup during the boil?
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Old 11-21-2013, 01:20 AM   #15
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Drinking one of these right now, can says it contains barley and wheat. Would love to clone this.
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Old 01-28-2015, 05:33 AM   #16
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Has anyone had any luck with a clone? This is one of my favourite seasonal beers
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Old 04-15-2015, 10:28 AM   #17
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Im also curious how this works out, one of the best beers for the cold weather!!


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