Jump to content


Photo
- - - - -

Low ABV low carb beers


  • Please log in to reply
16 replies to this topic

#1 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:11 AM

I am sure this topic may get me banned but anyone give them a go?  I think DJ did one recently.  Just placed and order for glucoamylase and monk fruit concentrate to try a recipe I seen in the latest Craft Beer and Brewing magazine.  The beer should be about 4.3% abv, 130 calories and 5g carbs for a 16oz can.  It calls for 1318 and I just so happen to be kegging a beer with that this weekend so I will use some of the slurry to get this one going.

 
  • 0

#2 Mando

Mando

    Anti-Brag Queen

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 43252 posts
  • LocationLimbo

Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:21 AM

does this go beyond bitter galaxy?  that's kind of my low point on gravity and ABV.


  • 0

#3 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:23 AM

does this go beyond bitter galaxy?  that's kind of my low point on gravity and ABV.

OG - 1.032

FG - .9999


  • 0

#4 Mando

Mando

    Anti-Brag Queen

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 43252 posts
  • LocationLimbo

Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:30 AM

OG - 1.032

FG - .9999

 

wow!  crazy low.  monk fruit should ferment pretty well apparently.


  • 0

#5 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:33 AM

wow!  crazy low.  monk fruit should ferment pretty well apparently.

So the monk fruit is added 2 days prior to packaging for a bit of sweetness and body.  The glucoamylase is what makes it go to sub zero.


  • 0

#6 LeftyMPfrmDE

LeftyMPfrmDE

    Advanced Member

  • Members
  • PipPipPip
  • 588 posts
  • LocationDelaware

Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:45 AM

I tapped a Belgian Grisette about a week or so ago. Started at 1.038, finished 1.010 (3.7%?). Two row, touch of light Munich, and oats to help with body and mouthfeel. Used a little bit of Sterling at the start of the boil.

Used Wyeast 3522.(morebeer messed up sending me this inside of the Roselare blend, another story)

I'm impressed by this little beer. Get a lot of flavor from the yeast.
  • 0

#7 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 10 January 2020 - 01:35 PM

This is what I ordered for Monk Fruit Extract.  I got a confirmation from WeldWerks that this is similar to what they use.

 

https://www.amazon.c...1?ie=UTF8&psc=1


  • 0

#8 Poptop

Poptop

    Frequent Member

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPip
  • 5007 posts
  • LocationCoconut Creek, FL

Posted 10 January 2020 - 02:21 PM

 

I am sure this topic may get me banned but anyone give them a go?  I think DJ did one recently.  Just placed and order for glucoamylase and monk fruit concentrate to try a recipe I seen in the latest Craft Beer and Brewing magazine.  The beer should be about 4.3% abv, 130 calories and 5g carbs for a 16oz can.  It calls for 1318 and I just so happen to be kegging a beer with that this weekend so I will use some of the slurry to get this one going.

 

 

 

The absolute latest one?  Best Beers of 2019?  I gotta look for it.


Great mag huh


  • 0

#9 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 10 January 2020 - 04:12 PM

The absolute latest one? Best Beers of 2019? I gotta look for it.

Great mag huh


Jan/Feb 2020. I downloaded it from the website.
  • 0

#10 djinkc

djinkc

    Comptroller of Non-Defending Defenders of Inarticulate Twats

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 29798 posts
  • LocationKC - Kansas side

Posted 10 January 2020 - 04:58 PM

Mine wasn't designed for using the enzyme but turned out OK.  I think that higher Lovibond Viking PA malt helped.  I'll try some more in the future.  That pound I got will outlast me.


  • 0

#11 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 23 January 2020 - 10:41 AM

Going to leave this here https://brewdogrecip...pes/nanny-state  


  • 0

#12 djinkc

djinkc

    Comptroller of Non-Defending Defenders of Inarticulate Twats

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 29798 posts
  • LocationKC - Kansas side

Posted 30 January 2020 - 10:16 AM

I'll brew one tomorrow or Saturday that will intentionally be lower ABV and carbs.  The last was just a late decision after pitching.

 

I don't have it worked out yet but the grainbill will be mostly 2-row. Probably the Munton's propino I have, with a touch of home toasted 2-row (think special roast) and a lighter touch of C-20.  Whatever fruity C hops I have in the freezer.  OG around 1.035 with a FG around 1.000.  1272 but I'll add glucoamylase to the fermenter.  


  • 1

#13 BrewerGeorge

BrewerGeorge

    His Royal Misinformed

  • Administrator
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 35340 posts
  • LocationIndianapolis

Posted 30 January 2020 - 11:28 AM

Berlinner Weisse



#14 djinkc

djinkc

    Comptroller of Non-Defending Defenders of Inarticulate Twats

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 29798 posts
  • LocationKC - Kansas side

Posted 30 January 2020 - 04:54 PM

Berlinner Weisse

I like that occasionally but this will be a 10 gallon batch.  Also around 4.5% rather than BW level


  • 0

#15 Genesee Ted

Genesee Ted

    yabba dabba doob

  • Moderators
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 39396 posts
  • LocationRochester, NY

Posted 31 January 2020 - 12:51 PM

Interesting. Never heard of monk fruit

#16 Mando

Mando

    Anti-Brag Queen

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 43252 posts
  • LocationLimbo

Posted 01 February 2020 - 05:58 AM

Interesting. Never heard of monk fruit


It's used as a sweetener I've noticed.
  • 0

#17 HVB

HVB

    No Life

  • Patron
  • PipPipPipPipPip
  • 15736 posts
  • LocationPalmer, MA

Posted 01 February 2020 - 06:14 AM

It's used as a sweetener I've noticed.


I tasted what I bought and it is very sweet. The article mentions using it to bring in some mouthfeel.
  • 0


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users