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Old 01-14-2011, 12:37 AM   #1
Jan 2010
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It has been decided that we are hosting a Superbowl party. I have 2 taps on the kegerator--the first is an Alaskan Amber that has 2 weeks left to age, so it should be in prime form for the Super Bowl--ahem--the Big Game party. Knowing that I have a limited time, I am debating what to brew to have ready to go in the second tap.
Soooo, what should I brew?

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Old 01-14-2011, 12:42 AM   #2
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Weissbiers take no time at all and require little aging.
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Old 01-14-2011, 01:20 AM   #3
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I'd say 4% American wheat beer. Use some Nottingham. Or pitch a couple packets of a hefe yeast. Check out http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f163/4-d...-yeast-180979/ . He uses dialysis tubing to keep the yeast out of his beer. Pretty cool...but probably a bit too much to figure out before the super bowl. I bet BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde would work too (or something similar).

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Old 01-14-2011, 02:47 AM   #4
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Since you're kegging you can obviously shave some bottle conditioning time off...what about a simple APA? The freshness will show off the hops, and you'll want to keep it less than or equal to 5% (probably) to keep the party from going south...I think you could get something like that done in time to have it carbed and ready for Feb 6th when the Steelers will be winning it all for the 7th time...
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Old 01-14-2011, 03:01 AM   #5
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definatley some kind of pale ale. Something lightly hopped unless you all like your beer with a little more beer in it

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Old 01-14-2011, 03:07 AM   #6
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look up how quickly you can condition a Mild.
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Old 01-14-2011, 05:26 AM   #7
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Some type of sam adams clone would be fitting seeing that the pats will be hoisting the trophy that evening...

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Old 01-14-2011, 10:20 AM   #8
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Check out Orfy's Mild Mannered Ale. This would fit the bill perfectly. I've gone 10 days grain to glass with this.

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Old 01-14-2011, 11:37 AM   #9
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+1 to a low gravity or wheat beer. If you go the low gravity route (Mild, Bitter, etc.) make sure you use a yeast that clears uber-fast.
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Old 01-14-2011, 02:37 PM   #10
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+1 on the low gravity wheat. Very quick, need no time to clear, and you can drink lots.

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