Originally Posted by Chadwick
I'm looking to get some of my friends involved in homebrewing. They all like the big brand ABev swill and believe that you can't make that kind of stuff at home. I proudly stated that I can prove them wrong.
If you want to make something as good or better than AB (and you can), you probably want to rethink your recipe and not go with less than 50% base malt.
You can do it with some two row and flaked rice and flaked corn, but the percentages need to be adjusted.
Also, if you want to make something lager-like I'd suggest using a quality lager yeast, or fermenting with a clean ale yeast at a cool temperature like nottingham or pacman at 59 degrees so that it tastes clean and and has a crisp finish.
I just dont' think your recipe will be very pleasing to you or to your friends in the end, I'm afraid.