Abbot Ale

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by Dennis King » Wed Mar 30, 2016 10:53 pm

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Re: Abbot Ale

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by alexlark » Tue May 17, 2016 6:11 pm

Got this kegged and carbed over the weekend. Not quite Abbot but a tasty brew nevertheless.

Was quite hazy when I got it transferred to the keg so this was the perfect candidate for the gelatine fining test. Worked a treat and apart from being a bit cold it has cleared up a treat since Friday. The pint I had lastnight was left to warm a bit and it was almost star bright. When I get round to it I'll take a better photo.

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This is the gelatine I used: http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/310670060937

This is the process I followed:

Rack beer to keg and chill to 1c for 24hrs before fining with gelatine.

200ml cool water (approx. 18c)
1 tsp gelatine

Sprinkle gelatine onto water and let bloom for 30 mins.
Heat in microwave in short bursts until it turns clear, (15 secs at a time and stir, will take approx. 5 x 15 sec bursts and end @ approx. 50c. Do not boil).

Add to keg and purge with CO2.
Place keg back in fridge for 24hrs (can force carb at this stage).
Dump cloudy half/pint, set to serving temp/pressure etc.

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by KingBrianI » Mon Jun 13, 2016 1:28 am

Looks delicious! If you brewed it again, would you go with a more flavorsome yeast than s-04?

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by alexlark » Mon Jun 13, 2016 6:24 pm

After having pretty good results with the Wilko 'Gervin' I would like to give that a go if I brewed it again. Cracking pint though :wink:

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by alexlark » Sun Jan 28, 2018 3:51 pm

I'm going to have another go at this for my next brew day. Just going to use challenger and first gold as I've got a pack of FG to use up. Also got some yeast harvested from Hens Tooth which should suit this style.

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by Maldon John » Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:47 am

As Moorland were taken over by Green King a number of years ago would this be the Green King primary yeast or a bottling yeast in the Hens Tooth?

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by alexlark » Mon Jan 29, 2018 3:11 pm

I'm sure I've read it's the primary, could have been old info though. Anyone know for sure?

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by alexlark » Tue Jan 30, 2018 10:22 am

Just took a look in the 2014 Camra Good Bottled Beer Guide and it says 'now brewed and bottled at Bury St Edmonds...' 'the yeast used throughout is the old Morland yeast, but the hops have changed'.

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Re: Abbot Ale

Post by Maldon John » Tue Jan 30, 2018 9:48 pm

Thanks. Useful info

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