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Old 11-12-2007, 03:43 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Donasay
I have a bad habit of making insane drunken bets. One of my friends wants to see if I can make some PBR for him. It is more about practicing my skills at lagering than anything else.

My american lagers are fairly good, but they are made with all malt, and I think they are more hoppy and more malty than they should be. I am getting ready to try and make some with some adjuncts and get them super light, it should be a worthwhile thing to try.
LOL, thank God! I made a joke about making a Bud ice clone and a pbr clone, I was afraid you might have taken offense! But you took a bet. OK.

Still, I would buy a bunch of it and put it in some bottles. When you have won the bet, brew something a little better. To each their own!
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:03 PM   #12
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Is that .1 (1/10th) of an oz? What AA% are they?

The AA% is actually more important than the amount as AA%'s vary.
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Old 11-12-2007, 04:53 PM   #13
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Originally Posted by homebrewer_99
Is that .1 (1/10th) of an oz? What AA% are they?

The AA% is actually more important than the amount as AA%'s vary.
That .1 oz might be a bit high. Add 2 or 3 pellets of 4% Hallertaur and call it done.
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Well, if you *love* it.... again, note that my A.S.S. has five pounds.

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Old 11-14-2007, 02:31 AM   #14
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Yeah, 2 or 3 pellets of 4% sounds about right.

As far as the piss goes it adds that special something that you get in those nice American light lagers. Little bit of ammonia and some other generally toxic chemicals that make your next morning feel sooooo great. I think it needs trace amounts of an aldehyde, and maybe some higher carbon alcohols.

I think sause put it best: "Had some Bud Light analyzed once. They told me my dog had diabetes... And was pregnant‽" If you can get that outcome, you got it spot on!

all joking of course, I enjoy the occasional fizzy water especially when it's really hot.

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Old 11-14-2007, 04:08 AM   #15
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I brewed 's lone star clone and I'm happy with it. SWMBO likes lone star a lot and said it's better so...give that a shot

just my $0.02

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Old 02-09-2008, 02:11 AM   #16
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First question: Are you rich?
Because Liquid Gold is the main ingrediant in Pabst Blue Ribbon.
This is way it's price moves with the price of Gold.

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Old 02-09-2008, 04:10 AM   #17
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lol, what?
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Old 02-09-2008, 04:59 AM   #18
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Originally Posted by polishski
First question: Are you rich?
Because Liquid Gold is the main ingrediant in Pabst Blue Ribbon.
This is way it's price moves with the price of Gold.
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Old 02-09-2008, 05:01 AM   #19
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boy's been drinkin. blue ribbon on the brain. too many peebers will do that to ya.
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Old 02-09-2008, 08:13 AM   #20
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I found this and Plugged it into Beersmith if it will help ya.

Brew Type: All Grain Date: 2/9/2008
Style: American Light/Standard/Premium Lager Brewer: Who Knows
Batch Size: 5.50 gal Assistant Brewer:
Boil Volume: 7.00 gal Boil Time: 60 min
Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00 % Equipment: Brew Pot (7.5 gal) and Igloo Cooler (10 Gal)
Actual Efficiency: 16.71 %
Taste Rating (50 possible points): 35.0

Ingredients Amount Item Type % or IBU
10.00 lb Barley, Raw (2.0 SRM) Grain 86.96 %
1.00 lb Rice, Flaked (1.0 SRM) Grain 8.70 %
0.50 lb Victory Malt (25.0 SRM) Grain 4.35 %
0.25 oz Cascade [6.00 %] (60 min) Hops 5.2 IBU
0.25 oz Cascade [6.00 %] (35 min) Hops 4.3 IBU
0.25 oz Mt. Hood [4.50 %] (25 min) Hops 2.7 IBU
1.00 oz Cascade [6.00 %] (15 min) Hops 10.3 IBU
1 Pkgs American Lager (Wyeast Labs #2035) Yeast-Lager

Beer Profile Estimated Original Gravity: 1.045 SG (1.035-1.050 SG) Measured Original Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Final Gravity: 1.011 SG (0.980-1.012 SG) Measured Final Gravity: 1.005 SG
Estimated Color: 5.2 SRM (2.0-8.0 SRM) Color [Color]
Bitterness: 22.6 IBU (8.0-22.0 IBU) Alpha Acid Units: 10.1 AAU
Estimated Alcohol by Volume: 4.43 % (3.50-5.10 %) Actual Alcohol by Volume: 0.65 %
Actual Calories: 43 cal/pint

Mash Profile Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge Mash Tun Weight: 9.00 lb
Mash Grain Weight: 11.50 lb Mash PH: 5.4 PH
Grain Temperature: 72.0 F Sparge Temperature: 168.0 F
Sparge Water: 5.04 gal Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSE

Name Description Step Temp Step Time
Mash In Add 3.59 gal of water at 161.4 F 150.0 F 75 min

Mash Notes
Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).
Carbonation and Storage Carbonation Type: Corn Sugar Carbonation Volumes: 2.4 (2.5-2.7 vols)
Estimated Priming Weight: 3.9 oz Temperature at Bottling: 55.0 F
Primer Used: - Age for: 8.0 Weeks
Storage Temperature: 35.0 F

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