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Old 12-11-2011, 03:41 PM   #1
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So yesterday I did my first brew that wasn't from a kit. I used a recipe I found on here. But, the LHBS sold some of the steeping grains by the pound only - not the ounce.

So, now I have these leftover:
3/4 pound aromatic
1/2 pound wheat
1/2 pound caramel 60

Anyone have suggests as to what I could brew up to make use of these leftovers? I'd hate for them to go to waste.

Oh, and one caveat... I currently have three pale ale types in the pipeline, so I'd rather not add a fourth.


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Old 12-11-2011, 04:12 PM   #2
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Amber?


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Old 12-11-2011, 04:16 PM   #3
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I have a mystery batch made from leftovers in my primary as well. I say just experiment and have fun. It's hard to go wrong, because either way it will be beer!
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Ive seen ambers use upwards of 2# crystal malt.Specifically the amber in How To Brew. Assumig you have extra hops and base grain or malt extract you could make a good ipa. But seing that you wouldnt want this maybe make an amber then.
You need some base malt or dme though other wise you could make like a <1 gallon light wheatbeer barely not using much of the crystal, aromatic malts.
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+1 for experimenting... Do you have some brewing software? Plug in some base malt (or use like 8-10 lbs of US or UK 2 row) and make an amber esque beer... it could be the next greatest thing!
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Old 12-14-2011, 08:58 PM   #6
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I'm bumping this because I am wanting to make a barleywine in the near future.

Do y'all think I could take these leftover grains, add 12-13 pounds of DME (mostly light, but maybe 3-4 pounds of amber), a few basic hops and make a decent barleywine out of it?
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Sure why not? But maybe leave out the wheat (or don't). Beersmith puts that at OG 1.120, 12.8% ABV, 11.8 SRM (with 10 lbs light DME and 3 lbs amber).

Get crazy with the yeast. WLP099 or champagne?
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1084 from east will get you to twelve and is good with dark and brown beers. Its my vote
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I've got an old ale (with an OG around 1.090) in primary right now. I pitched it with US05. I'm thinking about just taking the slurry from it and using it for my yeast with my planned barleywine.

That should turn out okay, doncha think?
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Add 2.5 pounds of Pale Two Row and .5 pounds of Chocolate malt and you've got some sort of Porter with a twist of Wheat (2.5 gallon recipe)

Or add like a pound of Light DME and a pound of Dark DME for an extract recipe with something like the same effect... (2.5 gallon recipe!)


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