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whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by jonny8ball » Sun Dec 11, 2011 7:13 pm

for iv only done a few (tt,ringwood,top dog stout,a lager with ale yeast,house bitter and iv got no fav`s till i do more so whats yours......

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by alfie09 » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:18 pm

my best is this with nottingham yeast

Fermentable Colour lb: oz Grams Ratio
Pale Malt 5 EBC 8 lbs. 13.0 oz 4000 grams 90.9%
Crystal Malt 130 EBC 0 lbs. 7.0 oz 200 grams 4.5%
Torrefied Wheat 4 EBC 0 lbs. 5.3 oz 150 grams 3.4%
Roasted Barley 1350 EBC 0 lbs. 1.8 oz 50 grams 1.1%


Hop Variety Type Alpha Time lb: oz grams Ratio
Challenger Whole 7.6 % 90 mins 0 lbs. 0.7 oz 20 grams 12.1%
Fuggle Whole 4.9 % 20 mins 0 lbs. 1.9 oz 55 grams 33.3%
bobek Whole 4.5 % 10 mins 0 lbs. 1.4 oz 40 grams 24.2%
Fuggle Whole 4.9 % 0 mins 0 lbs. 0.4 oz 10 grams 6.1%
bobek Whole 4.5 % 0 mins 0 lbs. 0.7 oz 20 grams 12.1%
aurora (super styrian) Whole 7.85 % 0 mins 0 lbs. 0.7 oz 20 grams 12.1%


Final Volume: 23 Litres
Original Gravity: 1.043
Final Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol Content: 4.2% ABV
Total Liquor: 32.7 Litres
Mash Liquor: 11 Litres
Mash Efficiency: 75 %
Bitterness: 41.9568281493953 EBU
Colour: 37 EBC

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by gregorach » Mon Dec 12, 2011 4:42 pm

My best recipes are closely guarded secrets. ;)
Cheers

Dunc

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Post by fraserjaxx » Mon Dec 12, 2011 7:37 pm

I have actually given up trying to emulate beers that I like or trying to perfect my own recipe. This is because I use basic gear and the variables are so great that even if I make all the exact measurements the beer is different anyway.

So every time I want to make a bitter I go for:

4kg Maris Otter
250g Crystal Malt
150g Wheat Malt or Toreffied Wheat
Hops to approx 30 IBU ( usually EKG, Challenger or First Gold)
20-30g of aroma hops( as above)
Nottingham or Safale 04 yeast ( I have tried others)

I have made 50+ AG brews and get a decent beer everytime and its always a little different.

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by nigebeer » Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:03 pm

Without doubt my number one recipe is Mysterio's SNPA, I have made it four times now and it is just superb, can't get enough 8)

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by smeggedup » Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:20 pm

gregorach wrote:My best recipes are closely guarded secrets. ;)

+1
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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by critch » Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:31 pm

theyll be the ones that sell the most! :lol:

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by Rick_UK » Tue Dec 13, 2011 5:58 pm

Still too many to try before I settle on the best ones!

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by Beer O'Clock » Tue Dec 13, 2011 8:16 pm

Rick_UK wrote:Still too many to try before I settle on the best ones!
Agreed. There is no "quick fix" :wink:
I buy from The Malt Miller


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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by koomber » Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:36 pm

critch wrote:theyll be the ones that sell the most! :lol:
LOL.

There is a recipe on here for Oakham Ales Bishop's Farewell. It is lovely. Shortly behind that there is this chocolate porter:

Ingredients:
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Amount Item
0.20 kg Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM)
5.22 kg Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM)
0.41 kg Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM)
0.34 kg Chocolate Malt (450.0 SRM)
0.14 kg Black (Patent) Malt (500.0 SRM)
33.99 gm Northern Brewer [9.26 %] (60 min)
8.50 gm Styrian Goldings [3.90 %] (15 min)
1 Pkgs Irish Ale (White Labs #WLP004)

Mash at 66.7 °C for 1 hour.

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by jonny8ball » Fri Dec 16, 2011 12:27 am

god dame so many beers i just love the fact that i can brew me own stuff,,,,,most people don't no what they are missing..(brewing for 2/3years)

im abit tippsy and iv got to say this, iv made some cider to months ago and im drinking it now.............WOW WOW WOW im not a cider drinker when i go to pubs at all ,,,,,,but this,,,god dame its so good nothing like anything ( plz bear with me in emotional im pissed) i made it with me bro/dad and its just lovely



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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by MikeG » Fri Dec 16, 2011 2:58 pm

Come on Dunc and smeggedup - why not tell us? You're not selling the stuff after all.

I like:

4kg Maris Otter
500g Crystal
Early hops (90 mins):
  • 30g EKG
  • 20g Fuggles
Late hops (25 mins):
  • 10g EKG
SO-4

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by gregorach » Fri Dec 16, 2011 3:04 pm

MikeG wrote:Come on Dunc and smeggedup - why not tell us? You're not selling the stuff after all.
Yet. ;)
Cheers

Dunc

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by Brewtaster » Fri Dec 16, 2011 5:50 pm

+1 on Mysterio's SNPA clone. I actually opened a bottle of the genuine article at a BBQ earlier this year. Guests were amazed that my brew tasted virtually ientical. A fewwho said they could taste the difference said they preferred my brew so thanks Mysterio!!

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Re: whats your top best 5 recipes

Post by far9410 » Fri Dec 16, 2011 7:28 pm

MikeG, 500g crystal seems a lot with 4kg MO, how does it turn out?
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