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Old 05-18-2011, 08:20 PM   #1
Trollby
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Just wondering what the group likes for their refreshments.

My wife mainly settles on Wood-chuck for now, but the Hard Lemonade I made was a hit and the No Pils Pils is conditioning so the jury is out on it yet.

We tried Green's Triple Blonde Ale (very strong ABV flavor) and the Amber (much better tasting).

Why she wants me to make better brews for her.

Looking at doing a blonde and a nut brown ale also a mock-wheat beer with fruit.

 
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:38 PM   #2
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oops, I didn't see this was under gluten free

 
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:39 PM   #3
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I did an orange hefe for my wife. It smells delicious so far. I am planning an amber or a desert stout for my next gf brew. Until the hefe ready mid June she sticks to sangria. I promised I'd produce a few gf brews for everyone I did for myself. Though gfs are a little more expensive, it's worth it to see her excited for a beer. Long winded, yeah I know, blame it on my stout.

 
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Old 05-18-2011, 08:42 PM   #4
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Commercial beer:
Billabong Brewing's Gluten Free Pale Ale. Closest thing to a Little Creatues Pale Ale I've found.

http://www.billabongbrewing.com.au/B...6/Default.aspx

Home made:

This Orange and Coriander Hefe. It had great complexity and really delivered. Plus it packed a huge punch.

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f164/cas...dified-224858/
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Drinking: Hopped Honey IPA
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Planning: Belgian Triple, Blood Orange Wit and American IPA

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Old 05-18-2011, 08:56 PM   #5
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I believe the problem with Greens was both were 8.5% ABV, the amber had enough flavors to make it taste good, but the triple was so lite that the ABV was strong taste

 
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Old 05-18-2011, 11:29 PM   #6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Trollby View Post
I believe the problem with Greens was both were 8.5% ABV, the amber had enough flavors to make it taste good, but the triple was so lite that the ABV was strong taste
I recommend DKershner's Triple

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f164/dke...blonde-233690/

Not too strong alcohol wise (5-6%) and easy drinking.
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Drinking: Hopped Honey IPA
Fermenting: 2 Ciders with S-33 Yeast, Summer Pale Ale and a West Coast IPA
Planning: Belgian Triple, Blood Orange Wit and American IPA

All gluten free.

 
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:17 AM   #7
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Enjoying a Watermelon Wheat with the wife as I type!....Edit, I just noticed this was a Gluten Free post......sorry......got here through Google Reader.

 
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Old 05-19-2011, 12:54 AM   #8
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Originally Posted by spaced View Post
I recommend DKershner's Triple

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f164/dke...blonde-233690/

Not too strong alcohol wise (5-6%) and easy drinking.
That is the blonde I have listed, DKershner has been great help to me, Got to give him Kudos for his help

 
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Old 05-19-2011, 02:53 AM   #9
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my chestnut brown and chestnut stout were awesome. even got good comments from no-GF homebrewers

 
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Old 05-19-2011, 03:31 AM   #10
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Jolly Pumpkin's Golden Manatee Bellipago -Belgian-style IPA, brewed with chestnuts, tapioca, sorghum, agave nectar & dry hopped.
Still surpised they haven't bottled this yet.

Beyond that, choosing the things I make myself:
Beerwise, probably the GF double chocolate stout.
Nonbeerwise-alcoholic wine, mead & cider. (Haven't made sake yet).
Nonalcoholic, Kefir then soda.

 
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