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View Poll Results: What should I brew next?
Northern Brewer's Tongue-Splitter (pale ale) 7 6.93%
Northern Brewer's British Bitter (Std. Bitter) 29 28.71%
Pliny the Elder clone 33 32.67%
BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde 32 31.68%
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Old 07-08-2012, 04:13 PM   #1
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Hi, I'm torn on what I should brew next. When I brew next I'll have on tap: a house pale ale, a CTZ/Pilsner SMaSH (basically another pale ale), 2 India Black Ales, and a sweet stout. I have the ingredients for all of the below beers, but can't decide which I should brew next. Help me decide!

The options are:
  • Northern Brewer's Tongue-Splitter (another hoppy pale ale)
  • Northern Brewer's British Bitter (a std. bitter)
  • Pliny the Elder clone
  • BierMuncher's Centennial Blonde

Thanks in advance!

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Edit: anyone know how to change/remove a vote? I didn't mean to vote at all!
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Old 07-08-2012, 04:42 PM   #2
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Looks like you need a session ale to balance out your others,so NBBB or Centennial Blonde.

 
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Old 07-08-2012, 04:49 PM   #3
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Cent blonde is a good session, and quick turn around
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Old 07-08-2012, 05:02 PM   #4
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I'd brew the English Bitter, then you'll have a very rounded tap selection ( which you can invite me over to sample anytime!)
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:42 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone, pretty close so far with Bitter winning!
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:45 AM   #6
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I've brewed NB's bitter a few times...great beer!!! Go with bitter.

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:53 AM   #7
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I vote for the Bitter, but if you are going to brew a Bitter from NB, try the Pro Series Surly Bitter. Surly is an awesome brewery up here in MN, and their Bitter is one of the best bitters I've ever tried!

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 12:55 AM   #8
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Blonde, especially with this eat!

 
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:22 AM   #9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrdauber64
I vote for the Bitter, but if you are going to brew a Bitter from NB, try the Pro Series Surly Bitter. Surly is an awesome brewery up here in MN, and their Bitter is one of the best bitters I've ever tried!
I was actually born and raised in MPLS. Surly came in after I moved away, but I know of them and have had a few beers, all of which were great. The thing about the poll is I have the kits from NB already at home and have the ingredients for the other two as well. I can find the recipe for Surly's bitter and see if I have what I need to turn the NB bitter into the Surly Bitter. If not, the regular NB may be the winner.

EDIT: just checked the Surly recipe and though it looks good, I dont have all those grains on hand. The Bitter option is going to remain as listed above. thanks for the suggestion though!
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Old 07-09-2012, 01:26 AM   #10
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Pliny!

 
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