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Mencken

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Hey, I just brewed my fourth and fifth beers this past week. Here are the two recipes I used:

#1
2 lbs Pale 2-Row Malt
1 lbs Munich Malt
3/4 lbs Caramel 120 L Malt
1/8 lbs Carafa
4 lbs Mountmellick Light Male Extract
1/2 oz. New Zealand Pacific Gem bittering @ 60 min
1 oz NZ Hallertaur @ 30 min
1 oz NZ Hallertaur @ 5 min
Wyeast 1056 American Ale
(OG was 1.05)

#2
1 lbs Caramel Crystal
4 oz Carafa
9.9 lbs Northwestern Weizen Malt Extract
3/4 oz NZ Hallertaur @ 60 min
1/4 oz NZ Hallertaur @ 3 min
Wyeast 3056 Bavarian
(OG was 1.081)

Now, the first was supposed to be a red ale of sorts, the second a hefeweisen dunkel of sorts. Problem is, between buying it all at once, not paying attention, etc, I mixed up the grains. So all the grains for recipe #1 were used in #2, and vice versa.

What can I expect out of these beers? I know it's hard to predict, but hopefully you guys can give me some inkling. My guess is that #1 will be thinner in flavor as a result of using much less grain, and that #2 will be a little sweeter and fuller. Basically, my guess is that #2 will be good at the expense of #1.

Thoughts?
 

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I think you will have a decent session ale (a slightly darker than normal pale) for all those Spring chores and a nice high-ABV ale for relaxing afterward.

Try to judge the small beer for what it is, not what you were trying to make.
 
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So you don't think I should be concerned that #1 will be too thin in flavor? I mean, I'm certainly not considering dumping it, but I'm curious as to what I can expect.
 
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