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Old 02-27-2013, 12:57 AM   #1
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Default Mexican Cerveza and Hops?

Ok so my next batch I want a Mexican cerveza for summer time. I was thinking about getting a coopers can 3.3lb I think, and adding 3-4lb light dme. My questions are hops and yeast, havent seen a recipe with hops in it. I have some extra motueka and sorachi ace from my last Hefe that I think would be nice but not sure if it would make it not taste like a Mexican style cerveza. And yeast? I have seen white labs Mexican lager but I cant cold ferment, is there a good ale yeast that would work for this? any input would be great help thanks.


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Old 02-27-2013, 01:23 AM   #2
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Will probably be tough to get the "cerveza" feel you are relating to Mexican beer without lagering. Have you searched for threads that already cover this? Because I think there are probably dozens of them.


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I think Mexican lagers usually use the German noble type hops. if you can't use a lager yeast, I'd suggest US-05, or maybe White Labs cream ale blend. if you make it now, put the bottles in the fridge after they carb and leave them till summer, it should be lager like.
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Old 02-27-2013, 01:58 AM   #4
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This might be the time for me to get creative, I love all the recipes on this site and have used them. Im not quite ready for an AG but a partial mash is possible, im gonna do some more reserch to figure exactly what I want to do and hit yall with a recipe and updates. prob be a week before I get this started . any suggestions???
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