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Old 05-20-2008, 08:26 PM   #1
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5.5 lbs 60% wheat/40% malt extract
1 lb agave syrup
1 os Czech Saaz pellets
.25 oz coriander
Zest of 3 limes
White Labs 400 yeast

30 min out - Boil 2 gal water, 2 lbs malt, 1 lb agave syrup, .75 oz hops
15 min out - add coriander and lime zest
01 min out - add .25 oz hops
00 min out - late-add remaining malt extract, steep for 15 minutes

add water, cool, pitch yeast

Anyone see any problems here? I am pretty new and could use advice.

 
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Old 05-20-2008, 08:35 PM   #2
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Looks good. You might ask this guy how his similar brew turned out.
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Old 05-20-2008, 08:42 PM   #3
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he was initial inspiration.

 
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Old 05-23-2008, 05:32 PM   #4
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It is done. I woke up this morning and it had blown out all out over my kitchen floor! (yea for healthily fermenting beer, boo for having to clean up a giant mess) I am going to add tequila-soaked oak cubes as someone suggested in a different thread. How long do you think i should soak them before adding them in secondary.
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Old 05-23-2008, 07:01 PM   #5
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How long do you think i should soak them before adding them in secondary.
Wouldn't hurt to start them now.

Thank god for my extra bathtub for fermenting....

 
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Old 06-11-2008, 06:50 PM   #6
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The color is amazing. usually my beers turn out so much darker than expected, but this one looks spot-on. Bottling in a few days. I am pumped.
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:05 PM   #7
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strange... it tastes good?
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Old 06-11-2008, 07:38 PM   #8
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I had an Agave Wheat from Breckenridge Brewing. It was pretty tasty.
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Old 06-26-2008, 03:17 PM   #9
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i just bottled it. It tastes great, but i always have trouble really figuring out if i like a beer before it't bottle conditioned. i wanted it to be really champagne-y, so i put in 1.25 cups sugar (in 52 bottles)... A friend of mine thinks the bottles are going to burst in my hand. I hope not.
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