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Old 04-13-2012, 01:13 AM   #1
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Since my duplex has horrible insulation brewing beer during the summer does not seem to be an option! I want to brew a few more before we really start getting hot here in california. I have already made a Hef, IPA, and a Wit. What other suggestions or recipes do you have for a good summah beer?

Have a summah!

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Old 04-13-2012, 01:21 AM   #2
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Cream Ale - cheap, fast, and goes down easy.

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Old 04-13-2012, 01:54 AM   #3
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more hefs. love them. I just started a hef project. I'm going to try to perfect my recipe over the summer. I did my first attempt last night. we'll see how it goes.

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Old 04-13-2012, 01:57 AM   #4
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Try a light bodied fruit beer. Subtle apricot can be quite good on a hot day.

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Old 04-13-2012, 02:01 AM   #5
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The Midwest magic magnet says, Liberty cream ale, Noble Trappist ale and Happy Holiday ale through the next 3 months. I have brewed none of those. I never listen to the magnet.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:04 AM   #6
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Sorachi ace wit!
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:35 AM   #7
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Summer shandy. Just brew an American wheat and rack onto a couple pounds of sliced lemons and viola! A delicious and refreshing summer brew.

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Old 04-13-2012, 02:47 AM   #8
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Wheat beers always seem to hit the spot for me in hot weather, since you already made a Wit, how about a nice hoppy American Wheat.... a Saison would be good too.

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Old 04-13-2012, 02:50 AM   #9
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Try a German Dampf or a Honey Lemon Wit

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Old 04-13-2012, 09:50 AM   #10
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Why not brew at night when it is cooler? Yeah, it will still be warm but not hot.
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