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Old 08-13-2009, 10:21 PM   #11
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So, does this sound about right? How long should the dry hops stay in?

2.00 lb Light DME (8.0 SRM)
3.30 lb Amber LME (12.5 SRM)
3.30 lb Light LME (3.0 SRM)
0.60 oz Goldings, East Kent (60 min)
0.60 oz Fuggles (60 min)
0.60 oz Goldings, East Kent (15 min)
1.20 oz Goldings, East Kent (5 min)
1.00 oz Hallertauer (Dry Hop ?? days)
1 Pkgs Muton's Dry Yeast
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Old 08-17-2009, 07:43 PM   #12
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I think this recipe of yours would be interesting, wonder if it would be a bit light in color though. My recipe is similar to Mr. Clean's. Let us know how this turns out!

5-7 days dry hop.

 
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Old 08-17-2009, 09:37 PM   #13
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Not really my recipe. It's the original recipe with the hops amount converted to weight. The extra 2 lbs of DME was suggested by you a few posts up to bring the OG up to 1.054.

According to BeerSmith, the SRM for Mr. Clean's recipe would be 7.5. The recipe I typed would be 8.9.
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Old 11-11-2010, 01:11 AM   #14
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lnxusr View Post
So, does this sound about right? How long should the dry hops stay in?

2.00 lb Light DME (8.0 SRM)
3.30 lb Amber LME (12.5 SRM)
3.30 lb Light LME (3.0 SRM)
0.60 oz Goldings, East Kent (60 min)
0.60 oz Fuggles (60 min)
0.60 oz Goldings, East Kent (15 min)
1.20 oz Goldings, East Kent (5 min)
1.00 oz Hallertauer (Dry Hop ?? days)
1 Pkgs Muton's Dry Yeast
Did you ever brew that recipe? and if you did how did it turn out?.

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Old 10-19-2015, 01:44 AM   #15
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BWAHAHAHA! With a click of my mouse a thread that's been in the grave for five years is RESURRECTED!

I banged around HBT and found a couple of threads about Sam Adams Boston Lager/Ale clones, but this one seemed the beefiest, so I thought I'd post my results here. I did an ale version since I'm doing multiple brews/ciders in my chamber at the moment and didn't have time for a lager. I just finished my first glass from the batch and included a side by side taste test. The color on my brew is a bit too dark, but the taste is just about spot on!



The recipe I used was:

5 Gallon Batch

5# Amber DME
1# Light DME

1# American Carapils
0.5# Crystal 10L

0.5oz East Kent Goldings @60 min.
0.75oz Fuggles @60 min.
0.5oz East Kent Goldings @15 min.
1.0oz East Kent Goldings @5 min.
1 Whirfloc tablet @ 5 min.
1.0oz Domestic Hallertau (7 days dry hop)

Grains were steeped at 155* for 30 mins.

All hops were pellets other than the Hallertau which was whole leaf. I dry hopped by sprinkling the whole leaves into primary after seven days (fermentation had basically stopped) and left it for another seven days.

Yeast: US-05 @65 degrees.

OG = 1.061 @ 81.
FG = 1.015 @ 66 (6.2% ABV).

Notes: If color really matters to you, I guess you could start by swapping a pound or two of the amber DME out for light or extra light. Fermentation was pretty vigorous. I had a three-piece airlock blow off and make a mess, but there was no apparent ill effect to the beer. Go for a blowoff tube. I used the "paint strainer around the racking cane" trick to keep from sucking the loose hops into the bottles (I bottled in Tap-a-Draft bottles).
All in all, I'm really pleased. A lot of people here will poo-poo a clone of such a mass-produced brew, but it's always been one of my favorites. Especially now that Sam Adams stuff is hitting $9/sixer around here, it's going to be great to be able to brew up a batch for way less than that.


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