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#2001 ER Pemberton

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 02:42 PM

Ooo... that Czech Dark too. Im getting thirsty.

For real.  I'm gonna hit the taps here shortly.  Have you gotten back to brewing yet?  I know you had a drought.  How long has it been since you brewed?  



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Posted 14 May 2019 - 06:08 PM

Last June. Built up some 1469 a few weeks ago. Maybe soon!


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 06:50 PM

Pete, first off... looks nice. Really nice. How did you incorporate the dark grains (I'm going to assume Carafa)? I ask because I have noticed two things with the low-oxygen brewing: 1) colors are more pale overall and 2) dark grains like carafa come through much more clearly in low-O2 beers. Those two ideas together make it tough to get such a dark beer without overwhelming the taste buds. Did you add the carafa late in the mash or something? Cheers.

 

Thanks, Ken.   This one turned out nice.   I've never had a Czech dark, so I can't comment on how "to style" it is.   :P

 

I used carafa 3 for the color and it was 8 oz for a 10 gallon batch.   I had it in the entire mash because I wanted a little roastiness, but not much.    I did do the late-mash addition of carafa for my dunkel to get the color and no roasty flavor.


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Posted 14 May 2019 - 06:52 PM

Franconian Kellerbier.

 

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 07:00 PM

Franconian Kellerbier.

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This looks very nice and intrest me. Could you post your recipe?
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#2006 ER Pemberton

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Posted 14 May 2019 - 07:35 PM

Thanks, Ken.   This one turned out nice.   I've never had a Czech dark, so I can't comment on how "to style" it is.   :P

 

I used carafa 3 for the color and it was 8 oz for a 10 gallon batch.   I had it in the entire mash because I wanted a little roastiness, but not much.    I did do the late-mash addition of carafa for my dunkel to get the color and no roasty flavor.

I feel like 4 ounces of Carafa in 5 gallons would be quite "on the nose" but I haven't done it with any of my low oxygen beers.  I have made a few dark lagers, viennas, etc. but stuck with a lower amount (2-3 ounces) which came out fine but the color was more pale and I feel like the carafa was just much more pronounced than before the low-O2 steps were in place.  I did have a few Czech Dark Lagers at U Vejvodu and U Fleku in Prague.  They're darker and more opaque than a Munich Dunkel but they're delicious.  Cheers.



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Posted 15 May 2019 - 10:06 AM

Dortmunder lager:

 

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Posted 15 May 2019 - 12:16 PM

I would take that Dort right now .. some wings too please


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Posted 15 May 2019 - 01:15 PM

I would take that Dort right now .. some wings too please

 

May I just say, said Dort I posted above pairs nicely with wings. 

 

I had a tall pint w/ the wings I posted the other day in the PH with some homemade lo mein.  Nice pairing.


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Posted Today, 05:27 AM

That Dort is beautiful


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