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Old 02-16-2011, 02:40 AM   #1
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Default i want to make a 2.5 gallon batch of cream ale

want to use the least amount of ingredents as i can.

maybe use.

3 pounds of 2 row
1/2 pound of flaked corn
1/4 pound of honey malt
1/2 pound of flaked rice

1/4 oz. of cluster hops AA of 5.5 for 60 mins
1/4 oz. of crystal hops AA of 3.1 for 30 mins

might use Danstar Nottingham Ale Yeast since i have it here.
what do you think?


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Old 02-16-2011, 02:44 AM   #2
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Bump the corn to 1lb and replace the honey malt with Victory and you got yourself a winner.


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Old 02-16-2011, 02:51 AM   #3
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OG would be 1.047
the IBU would be 15
the color would be 5
FG would be 1.012
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Old 02-16-2011, 02:53 AM   #4
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like this

3 pounds of 2 row
1 pound of flaked corn
1/2 pound of flaked rice
1/4 pound of Victory malt


1/4 oz. of cluster hops AA of 5.5 for 60 mins
1/4 oz. of crystal hops AA of 3.1 for 30 mins

OG would be 1.053
the IBU would be 15
the color would be 5
FG would be 1.013
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Old 02-16-2011, 02:57 AM   #5
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don't have Victory malt here but i do have Brown Malt.
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Old 02-16-2011, 02:57 AM   #6
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Looks good to me, although I would try to get IBU's closer to 20
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:00 AM   #7
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Never used Brown malt, so not sure if it would sub well for Victory. You could always just go with some Carapils, Crystal 10 or Biscuit in place of the Victory
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:10 AM   #8
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OK more like this

3 pounds of 2 row
1 pound of flaked corn
1/2 pound of flaked rice
1/4 pound of Victory malt


.300 oz. of cluster hops AA of 5.50for 60 mins
.300 oz. of crystal hops AA of 3.1 for 60 mins

OG would be 1.054
the IBU would be 20
the color would be 5
FG would be 1.013
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:11 AM   #9
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i got some 2 row Carapils here
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Old 02-16-2011, 03:17 AM   #10
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OK more like this

3 pounds of 2 row
1 pound of flaked corn
1/2 pound of flaked rice
1/4 pound of Carapils malt

.500 oz. of crystal hops AA of 3.1 for 60 mins

.250 oz. of cluster hops AA of 5.0 for 30 mins

OG would be 1.054
the IBU would be 18
the color would be 3
FG would be 1.013


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