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Old 01-11-2013, 04:47 AM   #1
Jun 2011
puyallup, Washinton
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I brew all grain and I have made a bunch of common styles. I am trying to find something really interesting to make. Anyone have a crazy interesting beer that I could brew at ale temps? I only have the means of mashing 25 lbs of grain, so don't go overly imperial on me or anything. I normally make pale ales, stouts and IPAs. I have a belgian style pale in fermentation right now, so maybe some kind of belgian? I don't really care what kind of beer it is I just want something that somebody else found fun/interesting and enjoyed making it for their own consumption.

It's peanut butter jelly time

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Old 01-11-2013, 04:56 AM   #2
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I haven't tried brewing one, but a Gose might be interesting. Or a Sahti.
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:12 AM   #3
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Interesting it is mentioned. I did a sahti but instead of juniper branches in the mash I used rosemary branches. Gave it a nice floral aspect and the slight woodsy character. Added juniper berries to boil. And I also just put a peanut butter jelly beer into secondary recently
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:19 AM   #4
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Gose would be fun, though it's better in the summer. I made one I really enjoyed last year.

You could always try my pride and joy, http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f70/zest...le-ale-264163/

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Old 01-11-2013, 05:21 AM   #5
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No. Stop being so lazy.

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Old 01-11-2013, 05:25 AM   #6
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Just noticed you said it's peanut butter jelly time so you could always scale this crazy thing up...

Recipe: 45 - PB&J
2.1gal water at 157 for mash

Recipe Specifications
Boil Size: 2.84 gal
Post Boil Volume: 2.09 gal
Batch Size (fermenter): 1.50 gal
Estimated OG: 1.052 SG
Estimated Color: 18.1 SRM
Estimated IBU: 20.4 IBUs
Brewhouse Efficiency: 70.00 %
Est Mash Efficiency: 93.8 %
Boil Time: 60 Minutes

Amt - Name - Type - %/IBU
2 lbs 8.0 oz - Pale Malt (2 Row) US (2.0 SRM) - Grain - 79.6 %
2.1 oz - Chocolate Malt (350.0 SRM) - Grain - 4.1 %
2.1 oz - Biscuit Malt (23.0 SRM) - Grain - 4.1 %
0.40 oz - Willamette [5.50 %] - Boil 40.0 min - Hop - 20.4 IBUs
6.1 oz - Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) - Grain - 12.1 %
1.00 lb - Peanuts, crushed (Mash 60.0 mins) - Spice

1 bag frozen mixed berries added to secondary


It actually came out awesome, got a few wows (and wtfs) from my homebrew club.

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Old 01-11-2013, 02:29 PM   #7
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A mildly Smoked Chocolate Chipotle Porter with a good deal of rye.

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Old 01-11-2013, 03:48 PM   #8
Apr 2012
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Old 01-11-2013, 05:48 PM   #9
Sep 2012
Chantilly, VA
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My wife loved the Anchor Steam clone that I just made. I followed the recipe in BYO but used BeerSmith to modify for Hop Bursting. It's pretty tasty.
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Old 01-12-2013, 02:40 AM   #10
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dunkel weisse

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