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Old 09-01-2012, 03:16 AM   #1
nparish
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I'm looking to start my first batch and need to decide on a recipe. I've realized that I don't like a strong hoppy or wheat flavor or aftertaste. What are some beers that will work?

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:18 AM   #2
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Try an english northern brown similar to a newcastle, or maybey a Porter.
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:24 AM   #3
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Search for "Davino's Scottish (carmel) Ale" or "Cream of Three Crops" on this site, they're quite good, and low on hops.

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:28 AM   #4
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Brown ale, amber ale....

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:30 AM   #5
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Name your favorite beer and we can point you to something similar.

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 07:05 AM   #6
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Quote:
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Try an english northern brown similar to a newcastle, or maybey a Porter.
My first brew is fermenting and that is exactly what I went for with my first one. Great suggestion.

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Old 09-01-2012, 12:08 PM   #7
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This is akin to asking gearheads what the best cars are.

I'd say you have many great options. Amber. Red. Scottish. Porter. Brown. Stout.

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:23 PM   #8
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Why don't you try a kit for your first time out?

 
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Old 09-01-2012, 12:43 PM   #9
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brown ale, kit
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Old 09-01-2012, 03:20 PM   #10
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From one 'noob' to another....

The biggest thing to consider for a first brew is turnaround time. This is just my opinion of course, but I can honestly say I'm so glad I picked something simple and quick for a first recipe. I chose the American Wheat from Northern Brewer. I brewed it 4 weeks ago and am now enjoying part of it.

From some of the posts I've read here since I joined a month ago, it seems impatience gets the best of us greenhorn brewers. I know I've had my share of it (still do, but just hide it well. ). So to combat that, pick something that's going to have a quick turnaround time and you know it's going to be a flavor you'll also enjoy. Then while you're sipping from that first batch, you can do a second batch that's going to take a bit more time, then the same with the 3rd, 4th, until you get some sort of pipeline established.

My next batch was going to be a Belgian Trippel, but I think I may make my next two brews something I can turnaround in 2 months or less so I have a stockpile established. Not only will those batches give some surplus while the bigger beers are aging, but I will also just have that much more experience under my belt when I do start on the bigger beers.

Hope this helps. Brew on my friend!

 
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