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What's everyone brewing?

Post by BBrianBoogie » Sun Nov 28, 2010 5:22 pm

I just finished up a milk stout. Got a little better efficiency than usual, so it turned out 5 points higher than expected.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by mr x » Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:04 pm

I'm brewing the Alexander's Keith's Stag's Head Stout next Friday...
At Alexander Keith's we follow the recipes first developed by the great brewmaster to the absolute letter. :wtf:

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by ratchet » Sun Nov 28, 2010 9:51 pm

IPA ;)

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by JohnnyMac » Mon Nov 29, 2010 8:56 am

I put up an ESB made with Halcyon base.

I too got a bit better efficiency that normal. Must have been something in the air.
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Post by mr x » Mon Nov 29, 2010 9:30 am

That sounds good. Let us know if you think that base malt does anything different for taste.
At Alexander Keith's we follow the recipes first developed by the great brewmaster to the absolute letter. :wtf:

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by John G » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:05 am

Unfortunately, just a Cream Ale as favour for a buddy who gave me two cornelius kegs. He wanted Keiths IPA, so I figured a light hybrid ale with lots of adjunct and low hop presence (waving a bag of hops across the top of the kettle ;) ) would be close. It sure was cheap to make though!

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Post by LiverDance » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:09 am

Brewed up some Pilsner and a Rauchbier.
"Twenty years ago — a time, by the way, that hops such as Simcoe and Citra were already being developed, but weren’t about to find immediate popularity — there wasn’t a brewer on earth who would have gone to the annual Hop Growers of American convention and said, “I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.” - Bell’s Brewery Director of Operations John Mallet on the scent of their popular Hopslam.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by mr x » Mon Nov 29, 2010 10:11 am

John G wrote:He wanted Keiths IPA...
You should have brewed him the original recipe!
At Alexander Keith's we follow the recipes first developed by the great brewmaster to the absolute letter. :wtf:

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by derek » Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:03 pm

mr x wrote:
John G wrote:He wanted Keiths IPA...
You should have brewed him the original recipe!
I made mine last weekend. Hope it's working alright - had to throw it in the secondary a little early to catch a plane for Florida. Do any of you world travelers know where to get good beer in Orlando (a store, not a pub)?
Currently on tap: Nothing!
In keg: Still nothing.
In Primary: Doggone American Rye Pale Ale

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by John G » Mon Nov 29, 2010 1:52 pm

Last time I was there I had really good luck finding great brews at Big C Liquors on Winter Park, and Knightly Spirits. I was surprised by the excellent beer selection.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by LiverDance » Thu Dec 02, 2010 5:22 pm

So what's everyone got on the go this weekend? I'm brewing a pale ale and some Black Sheep Riggwelter from CYBI
"Twenty years ago — a time, by the way, that hops such as Simcoe and Citra were already being developed, but weren’t about to find immediate popularity — there wasn’t a brewer on earth who would have gone to the annual Hop Growers of American convention and said, “I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.” - Bell’s Brewery Director of Operations John Mallet on the scent of their popular Hopslam.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by wortly » Thu Dec 02, 2010 6:43 pm

I'm doing one last 10 gal batch of my No-phale Pale with the propane burner before I go totally electric.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by usstrejo » Thu Dec 02, 2010 7:32 pm

I am going to try to clone a Baltika Wheat Ale. It is one of my favorite beers of all time. I can't get it here in Nova Scotia, so I guess I will have to make it. :geek:

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Post by akr71 » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:11 pm

usstrejo wrote:I am going to try to clone a Baltika Wheat Ale. It is one of my favorite beers of all time. I can't get it here in Nova Scotia, so I guess I will have to make it. :geek:

Hope it goes well, and if you have success, hope you feel like sharing the recipe, cuz if you can't get it here, neither can we :lol:
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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by usstrejo » Thu Dec 02, 2010 11:43 pm

Hope it goes well, and if you have success, hope you feel like sharing the recipe, cuz if you can't get it here, neither can we :lol:
If it comes out I will of course share. Their website lists their ingredients, but as you know, that is just one little part of the brewing process.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by ratchet » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:09 am

in the mash for this weekend... another batch of IPA, and an oatmeal stout.

gotta stock-up :D

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by CorneliusAlphonse » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:10 am

I'm planning to brew up some graff (recipe here). I've only ever had some really dry ciders, or strongbow. I have no idea whether it will turn out... but that's how I always feel!
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Post by Jmac00 » Fri Dec 03, 2010 12:04 pm

CorneliusAlphonse wrote:I'm planning to brew up some graff (recipe here). I've only ever had some really dry ciders, or strongbow. I have no idea whether it will turn out... but that's how I always feel!

I make this on a regular basis...really like it...Its easy to make, i'm sure your's will be great as well...Enjoy!!

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by chalmers » Fri Dec 03, 2010 10:54 pm

derek wrote:
mr x wrote:
John G wrote:He wanted Keiths IPA...
You should have brewed him the original recipe!
I made mine last weekend. Hope it's working alright - had to throw it in the secondary a little early to catch a plane for Florida. Do any of you world travelers know where to get good beer in Orlando (a store, not a pub)?
Please, please, please pick up some Cigar City while down there. Great beer that is impossible to pick up North of the border.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by John G » Sun Dec 05, 2010 10:23 am

Please, please, please pick up some Cigar City while down there. Great beer that is impossible to pick up North of the border.[/quote]


I picked up a bottle of Cigar City Humidor Series IPA last time I was there. It was aged in Cedar. I wish I had picked up more, it was fantastic.

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by whisle pig » Sun Dec 12, 2010 11:08 pm

Just finished my Prancer's x-mas pilsner, hope to have time for my Sheep dog vanilla Porter by the end of the week.
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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by mr x » Sun Dec 12, 2010 11:44 pm

That's a quick turn-around for a pilsner.
At Alexander Keith's we follow the recipes first developed by the great brewmaster to the absolute letter. :wtf:

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by akr71 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 4:12 pm

I did a Stella Artois clone on request for a buddy of mine. Its not something I would have chosen to do for myself, but I do what I can to foster intrest in homebrewing in others :lol:

Hit my numbers right on and had great efficiency (86% into the kettle), so he makes a good assistant brewer!
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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by mr x » Mon Dec 13, 2010 6:32 pm

Recipe section.
At Alexander Keith's we follow the recipes first developed by the great brewmaster to the absolute letter. :wtf:

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Re: What's everyone making this weekend?

Post by akr71 » Mon Dec 13, 2010 11:15 pm

http://www.brewnosers.org/forums/viewto ... ?f=4&t=163

I'll keep that thread up-to-date with how its coming along.
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