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Old 05-12-2012, 04:49 AM   #1
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CAn anyone refer me to a recipe for or any ideas towards creating a smooth seasonal strawberry ale?
I have been wanting to surprise my girlfriend with this, and of course pleasing my palate as well.
I really appreciate the input, thanks!
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Old 05-12-2012, 04:54 AM   #2
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if i want to brew a strawberry ale, i brew up a centennial blonde, use us-05 instead of nottingham, ferment for a week, rack onto the berries for a week, then keg


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Old 08-09-2012, 01:32 AM   #3
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I made 10 gallons of centenial blonde last month split the batch and added 8 lbs of frozen strawberries into one secondary and drand the other 5 gallons unaltered it turned out really nice.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lumpher View Post
if i want to brew a strawberry ale, i brew up a centennial blonde, use us-05 instead of nottingham, ferment for a week, rack onto the berries for a week, then keg
^this

Blonde really lends itself well to strawberry, especially since it is easy to lose the strawberry flavor in complex beers. I just did a strawberry blonde and ended up using about 1.5ppg of strawberry and it came out with just the right hint of strawberry flavor to not overtake the rest of the beer.
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Old 08-10-2012, 01:46 AM   #5
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My favorite strawberry beer was a Maris Otter/Willamette SMaSH that came out great.
1# frozen strawberries per gallon in secondary for a week.


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