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Old 12-13-2005, 12:12 AM   #1
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About a year ago I purchased 40 lbs of misc. partial bags of extract. I have two left, one of which is the title bag. Any good ideas on what to make, other than a Wee Heavy or a Left-Coast IPA? I've lots of Columbus and a couple oz. of Cascades, but could nip out & get some other hops. Also have a pound each of chocolate, crystal 40L and munich.
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Old 12-13-2005, 12:36 AM   #2
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I'd use the MO, Crystal, and optionally the Munich to make a British PA or ESB. But I also think MO is fine to substitute for 2-row in just about anything, so it really depends on what you feel like and how your tastes are running.

 
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Old 12-13-2005, 09:51 AM   #3
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Maris Otter is just an English Pale malt so can be used in any recipe calling for pale malt. I just used it in my Hob Goblin Clone.
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Old 12-13-2005, 02:40 PM   #4
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i second the ESB. nice malt profile, plus those awesome hops. it'll be a "West Caost" ESB, but an ESB non-the-less!
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Old 12-14-2005, 03:20 AM   #5
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I think I'll do an ESB, but only use 7 lbs of the extract. That way, I'll have a nice session ale for mowing the lawn in February. I have to cut the grass just before the daffodil season or wait until they are done blooming. Takes most of the day with all the time I spend winching the tractor out of gopher holes!

7 lbs MO LME
8 oz munich
8 oz crystal 40L
2 oz chocolate (for color)

0.75 oz Columbus @ 60
1 oz Cascade @ 45
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yea, you wouldn't want too many ESB's and be sleeping in a gopher hole!
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