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#1 HVB

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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.

 
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Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:21 AM

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


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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


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Posted 10 January 2020 - 11:30 AM

OG - 1.032

FG - .9999

 

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


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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.


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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.
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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


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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


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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.
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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.


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Posted 23 January 2020 - 10:41 AM

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


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