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Old 08-19-2008, 04:43 AM   #1
Mar 2008
Louisville, KY
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Do any of you know any Romanian recipes? I'm looking for a Romanian beer, wine, ect recipe. I have some very close family friends who moved here from Romania about 25 years ago. I'd love to suprise them with a batch of beer simliar to something they drank in their old home.

*EDIT* I know I messed up the title.
bottled: German Oktoberfest
primary: Ed's Apfelwein
secondary: none
upcoming: O' Flannagain Stout, Ed's Haus Pale Ale,EvilTOJ's McMenamins Ruby Clone

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Old 08-19-2008, 05:07 AM   #2
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I would think lack of availability of beers from Romania might make finding a clone recipe difficult. The only native brew I know of is Timisoreana, which, if I remember correctly, was a decent German-style lager. Certainly not the best beer I had on that trip, but probably the only Romanian beer I had. Good luck in your search!
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Bottled: Witbier; Belgian Golden Strong; Quad; Saison; Norwegian Farmhouse Ale

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Old 08-19-2008, 08:06 AM   #3
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Man, I thought this was a "Romulan Ale" thread, you know Star Trek, bright green, toasts' you, and leaves you with a massive headache.

I think that like the old Yugoslavia, they tend to drink their wines and beers instead of exporting them. I used to be able to get limited wines when I was in Italy many years ago, but sorry I have no recipes.
In Primary: Belgium Chimay clones.
In Secondary: Braggot, pale ale, end of the world white.
Conditioning: Mead, Cider, braggot, Belgium Wheat.
On Tap: Clones, Chimay Blue, Red, Porter, malted cider.
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Old 08-19-2008, 10:58 AM   #4
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like most of Europe, I bet anything "pils" will feel like home.

Primary 1: Oktoberfest Lager
Primary 2: Apricot Wit
Primary 3: Christmas Warmer MkII
Primary 4: Apfelwein
Bottle conditioning: Vanilla Caramel Creme Ale
Bottle conditioning: Brain Spawn Saison
Bottle conditioning: Hot Shot Rye Red
On Tap 1: Barletariot Cream Ale
On Tap 2: Apfelwein

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Old 08-19-2008, 01:28 PM   #5
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When I was there last summer my favorite was Ursus Black, although the Ursus regular ( ) was pretty good too. I liked them both better than Timisoreana, although interestingly enough I heard that Tuborg brews a lot of beer there for distribution in Europe.

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