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Old 03-05-2013, 05:54 PM   #11
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I've mixed my Black IPA with my Raspberry Wheat 70/30 and its fantastic.

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Old 03-05-2013, 05:59 PM   #12
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at a brew club meeting around Christmas I got passed a chocolate porter coming one way and a kriek coming the other way and my first thought was CORDIAL BEER!

think it was a 75/25 mix, porter to lambic and I thought it was pretty darn tasty

no one else would try it
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:13 PM   #13
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I had an old IPA that lost the hop flavor and aroma and an orange wheat that was a bit too sweet. Mixing the two resulted in a fantastic beer that I'm really tempted to try and replicate in a single recipe.

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Old 03-05-2013, 06:31 PM   #14
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We've got a small brew pub near here that does that all the time. He usually has about 5 or so beers on tap and by mixing them comes up with another 5 or 6.
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Old 03-05-2013, 06:40 PM   #15
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Mixing beers?? THAT'S CRAZY!

Yes, I've done it.

FYI - I saw a Black and Tan kit in the store the other day. 6-pack with 3 Bass Pale Ales and 3 Stouts.

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Old 03-05-2013, 06:42 PM   #16
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All the time.... I have a Kolsch and an IPA on tap right now... both are good beers but when mixed half and half they are great.

I also BLEND beers in my kegged if on has TOO MUCH of something and the other has TOO LITTLE of something.

I ahave also mixed to kegs to gether and taken them to a party because I wanted to get rid of them of use the newly emptied keg...

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:08 AM   #17
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Mixing beers is not new at all.
Back in the old days, different batches, strengths, and shades were mixed commonly.

It is yet another great part of homebrewing, the ability to experiment...trying things that are not readily available!

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Old 03-06-2013, 01:48 AM   #18
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Stone mixes the 3 different bastard beers for its Lukcy Basartd release. It is awsome.

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Old 03-06-2013, 03:24 AM   #19
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Originally Posted by matteroftaste View Post
I have a Citra SMaSH that i find too overbearing, turns out i dont like citra very much, but blended with an aipa its lovely!
I guess I'm not the only one!

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Old 03-06-2013, 03:35 AM   #20
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I had a Belgian single and an Oktoberfest on tap at the same time. 25/75 of those two made a really good blend.
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