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Old 07-01-2013, 08:11 AM   #3361
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maybe not for a lawnmower beer. My kolsch was about 6.5% and I drank myself stupid on it one afternoon. Since then I've been weary of high alc % hybrid beers
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Old 07-01-2013, 01:36 PM   #3362
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In my experience honey adds flavor but only fora while and it fades away as it ages . I use very high flavor honey like Tupelo or rain flower or orange blossom etc. It is a different type of flavor from what you would buy in grocery store normally . Does make a blonde taste good but only for a couple weeks . Maybe last longer in keg ?
OT From the Centennial Blonde; I brewed a Honey Ale and it's been in the bottle for 4 weeks now. Still a very sweet honey taste. Hoping it fades with age.
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Old 07-01-2013, 05:16 PM   #3363
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I brewed a big version of this. I used 16# of the pale 2 row and added in the various other grains. It's in the secondary right now, should finish around 8.5-9.5% when all is said and done. I also brewed the normal version of this earlier in the year and it was probably the best beer I've brewed to date.
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:10 PM   #3364
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To be perfectly honest with you, I've topped off batches with tap water literally since I started brewing, and have NEVER had a problem with it. Relax, don't worry.....
Might want to figure out what your doing wrong to be topping off batches that often.
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Old 07-01-2013, 11:34 PM   #3365
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I just bottled my batch made about a month ago. I used 3724 this time around. It was VERY slow. I finally got tired of waiting and pitched some champagne yeast into it. It ended up only getting down to 1.015. Its mighty tasty right now.
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Old 07-02-2013, 04:40 AM   #3366
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Might want to figure out what your doing wrong to be topping off batches that often.
May not be doing anything wrong - some folks (like me) do partial boils. I use store-bought gallons though.
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Old 07-02-2013, 02:05 PM   #3367
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Did 10 gal of the extract version this time and split it, 5 gal with Notty and 5 with Saflager23. (1st 5 gal batch went too fast).
I also added 1/2 lb of Honey malt, (because I had it around), and 8oz of rice syrup solids in place of 1lb of the DME as I only had 9lb.

Lesson learned for me: Getting 12 gal of wort to boil on my turkey fryer burner is just not happening , (time to get a new burner). I was only able to get it to about 210f and that took a lot longer then the 60min boil time, good thing I did late additions of the DME.
Hydro came in at 1.041 and was a bit bitter but I think I'm good as that should mellow out as it ages.

Since this is up to 3374 posts I could not read them all; Anyone use Saflager23 on this? I have seen some good and bad posts on that yeast and was just wondering what to expect.
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Old 07-02-2013, 08:33 PM   #3368
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I'm in. 2.5 gallon batch is chilling now. I used Crystal 20, and Victory instead of Vienna. It's what I had on hand.
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Old 07-02-2013, 10:58 PM   #3369
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Bottled on Saturday night, put one in the freezer a few minutes ago.....just want one taste man!
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Old 07-02-2013, 11:22 PM   #3370
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I bottled one week ago and I tasted one last night. They were carbed and clear but the taste was a little 'green' to me. Sort of tangy and cidery. I followed the OP recipe exactly with the exception of some extra hops at FO and slightly higer ABV (5.25%). It's not hoppy or bitter, just green, so I'm assuming it needs a little more time to condition in the bottle.
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