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Old 03-20-2008, 04:23 AM   #1
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So the summer is coming in a few months and the temp is going to start going up.
I have seen many Golden ales/Kolsch/Wheat recipes on this website and they all sound good but was wondering if any of you have your own recipes you would like to share for a great summer brew???

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Old 03-20-2008, 07:58 AM   #2
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It's a pale ale, but this was a good summer brew for me:


You can also throw in a little (very little) Grains of Paradise.

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Im gonna order the Summer Saison from AHS. Lemon Zest and Grains of paradise... sounds exxxxxxxcellent
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How about creating your own SMaSH recipe?

Only need to choose a base malt and your favourite hops. If you used a simple base malt and some American hops you'd be able to ferment it warmish with US56 and it would be great cold for the after work beer.
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Brewing my first 'summer beer' of the season (more like a spring beer really since I'll be drinking it within 3-4 weeks or so) this Saturday:

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Currently Consuming (HB): Apfelwein on Tap Troegs Hopback on Tap; Craft Bottles
Fermenting/Conditioning: Up Next: Hop Trio American Wheat, Lake Walk Pale Ale
In Planning Stage: Farmhouse Saison and Something Oaked.
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I just did a Apricot Summer Ale.

It was a mini mash.

3 lbs Light DME
2 lbs Wheat DME

1.5 lbs Munich
1 lbs Crystal 15L

1 oz Cascade at 60 min
0.5 oz Cascade at 15 min
0.5 oz Cascade at 5 min

1/2 Bottle Apricot Extract added to secondary
2 lbs fresh apricots (home pasteurized) added to secondary (frozen can be substituted)

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