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Author Topic: Christmas Ale Help  (Read 202 times)

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Christmas Ale Help
« on: November 18, 2017, 01:58:41 PM »
So I wanted to come up with a new recipe for a Christmas ale cause its just around the corner, and I ordered my ingredients already. Going for an all grain as always, 25L batch

It should be a darker beer but not black, and going for low Ibu
What I got so far is

5kg Maris Otter Malt
250g Crystal 150
150g pearled black malt (dehusked roasted pilsner malt) 800-1200ECB

10g Brewers gold at 60 min
28g cascade at 5 min

it should come out around 5.3 abv with 80% efficiency
 
Then some spices but I got no idea how much maybe some cinnamon and ginger but I never used em in beers so got no idea on how much, I want it to be pleasant and just so you can sense its there, cause this beer will be for when eating food.

And please if anyone has a recipe I would love to brew it, or get ideas from it cause Im in a drought.

or if you want to help me improve on this recipe please help.

Since I dont have a complete recipe I wasnt sure where to post.
« Last Edit: November 18, 2017, 02:00:24 PM by -Zrognak- »

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Re: Christmas Ale Help
« Reply #1 on: November 18, 2017, 08:51:00 PM »
I think a teaspoon of each at the end of the boil, i did Black dog brewerys pumpkin ale and was very happy with the spices i added. i did taste it and i ended up adding a little more. which was perfect for me. so i suggest adding a little then tasting if you like the spice flavor, then stop the boil and cool your wort. just becareful once you add to much you cant take it out.
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« Last Edit: November 20, 2017, 08:51:21 AM by combat32 »
Keg 1- Cider
Keg 2-
Keg 3- sMasH Mystery Hop
Keg 4- Sour Cherry Gose
Keg 5- Dead Ringer IPA
Keg 6- Sierra Madre Pale ale
Keg 7-
FV1- HB Mola Porter
FV2- HB Pale Ale 2
Planning- Jays Whiplash IPA, Lager

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Re: Christmas Ale Help
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2017, 08:24:36 AM »
Thx for the tip :D

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Re: Christmas Ale Help
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2017, 01:53:47 PM »
So the the beer is brewed, Ill share the recipe if it turns out good, it looks a lot darker in the picture.

https://imgur.com/iBUJMt3

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Re: Christmas Ale Help
« Reply #4 on: November 24, 2017, 07:13:34 PM »
looking good!
Keg 1- Cider
Keg 2-
Keg 3- sMasH Mystery Hop
Keg 4- Sour Cherry Gose
Keg 5- Dead Ringer IPA
Keg 6- Sierra Madre Pale ale
Keg 7-
FV1- HB Mola Porter
FV2- HB Pale Ale 2
Planning- Jays Whiplash IPA, Lager

 

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