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Old 07-08-2011, 05:04 PM   #1
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Killer Low Life 10 gallons


16lb 2 row
4 lb flaked corn

1oz willamete 60 min
1oz crsystal 60 min

Or
1.25 oz. Czech Saaz (Pellets, 3.9 %AA) boiled 60 min.
0.5 oz. Czech Saaz (Pellets, 3.9 %AA) boiled 15 min.
0.25 oz. Czech Saaz (Pellets, 3.9 %AA) boiled 1 min.

mashed at 152F
use kolsh yeast
or dried yeast

Here's a pick of the last glass of this delicious beer. I had made these 11 months ago, found a hidden case in the basement.
2 weeks in primamry then 11months in bottles in my basement August2010 to July 2011)


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Reason: forgot some things
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Old 07-08-2011, 05:11 PM   #2
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i bet it tasted every bit better than miller high life too


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Old 07-08-2011, 05:27 PM   #3
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Awfully "orange" for 2 row and corn?

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Old 07-08-2011, 05:54 PM   #4
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Awfully "orange" for 2 row and corn?

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I'm thinking that's lots of suspended yeast. Bright beer, and cloudy beer are often different colors.
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Old 07-08-2011, 06:26 PM   #5
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Miller High Life is a lager, but you didn't lager this one, so it's not technically a clone....more like it's ale cousin.
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I'm thinking that's lots of suspended yeast. Bright beer, and cloudy beer are often different colors.
Except he said the were 11 months old, should be crystal clear.

Looks good regardless of color.

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Old 07-09-2011, 01:09 AM   #7
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Default That is awfully cloudy....

Sweet Lady Highlife is a constant guest around here. (You don't have to be a snob to appreciate good beer) Plus homebrew doesn't last in the southern sun for long, Highlife will not skunk while yard work is being performed.

Why so orange? How did it taste? How did it taste when it was younger? What was the basis for your recipe?
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Old 07-21-2011, 07:17 AM   #8
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Wow I'm glad I found a thread for this so recent. I'm curious about the taste as well. Do you recall fermentation temp? Since MHL is a lager and you used a kolsch or you said "dried yeast" (not sure what you meant by this) I'd assume you did the lower end of ale temps?


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