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2 weeks 1 day ago #2634 by Johno
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I had the pleasure of drinking some of Feral's biggie juice at there brewery. I am thinking it is something like a new England IPA
Does anybody else want to try to clone this? Or have any intelligence on what's in it?

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2 weeks 1 day ago #2635 by Gash
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Can't say I've tried that one. Sorry mate!

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6 days 7 hours ago #2657 by Finnroo
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I hav nt tried it either so I googled it and according to one review its :A big juicy beer with a delicious fruit salad character. Mango, pineapple, guava, stone fruit & juicy citrus characters. Bloody delicious! :
I also noted its very pale yellow and cloudy.
I would nt have a clue but having said that I would maybe start with pale base malt a, a bit of crystal, but not much about 10%. and i m thinking malted wheat at say 40%.
Hop Addition would maybe be any that have the above character with alot of late hopping, whirlpool and dry.
Now the yeast i would try might actually be a saison strain. The reason i say that is because i had a Saison at a local festival here and i found that to be sort of juicey.
Maybe its a start ,Maybe i will give it a go myself.cheers and good luck.
What do you think Gash?

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6 days 7 hours ago #2658 by Finnroo
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5 days 20 hours ago #2662 by Johno
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original tasting notes; 6% new England IPA 40- IBU
This juicy east coast IPA is oozing with enough tropical fruit to be sponsoring an Olympic gold medal winning 4 man rowing team. In collaboration with the Royston hotel in Melbourne this IPA is intentionally cloudy giving a creamy mouth feel and hop aroma full off apricot peaches and passion fruit. Juicy...
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5 days 13 hours ago #2666 by Finnroo
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OK good so, we should use say so5 yeast, and maybe the grain bill is good. a hop i thought of that ive used alot is wai-iti. very pineapple and cascade as well?
Its coming together, cheers Finn. Out there brewing it.

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5 days 8 hours ago #2669 by Johno
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Hey Finnroo, Yes sound good. It will be very interesting to see what come out of it. Even my wife loves this brew and she normally only drinks Pilsners.. I thought about this flavour too -German Hallertau Blanc but I have never seen it available--
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4 days 16 hours ago #2676 by Finnroo
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Niceone Johnno, Im sure ive seen it around although its not on the list at my local homebrew store, but that does nt mean I cant get it.
Have a look at the list on the link and see if any flavours and aromas come to mind.
www.yourshout.co.nz/shop/beer/hops
You might have to go back and try another pint or two, for research purposes only off coarse.
Cheers

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4 days 13 hours ago #2677 by Johno
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Kohatu, Moutere, Riwaka all describe similar to the taste and the outsider would be Wai iti
Its a long way to go back for some more research though and only available on draught
all the best

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4 days 11 hours ago #2678 by Finnroo
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OK Johnno im no going to muck about, I plan to brew next thursday, spoke to a local brewer about it today and apparently as far as hops go its all the sexy ones , all the c hops etc and believe it or not no boil hops.
I would be very tempted to add a tiny amount first runnings and add some @ 15min onwards. Whats your perspective on this.
Im going to enjoy brewing this because im a malt forward man normally.
We have to remember that hops are bloody expensive, but what the ,all in the name of HOMEBREW.
CHEERS .

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Thu 21 Sep - 13:55

Wigram Brewery APA in the glass, Thin Lizzy on the platter. It does nt get any better, Cheers all lol

Gash's Avatar Gash - Thu 21 Sep - 07:52

That sounds sensational!

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Wed 20 Sep - 12:02

Enjoying a wigram brewery Harvard Honey Ale. Outstanding with a bit of Savatage streets on the platter. Cheers, out there brewing it. lol

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Sep - 19:29

Bottling day tomorrow, should be good :D

Beef's Avatar Beef - Sat 16 Sep - 13:53

Hey Gash, got a quick question, was thinking about putting 2 All INN citra wort kits in the fermentersaurus, 30L, Then after ferment, adding the 5L cooled boiled water with priming Dex to each keg and filling, What do you think?

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