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I see your Schwarz is as Bier as Mine

akueck

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Let's see how you handle it. ;)

Schwarzbeir

3.5 lbs Dark Munich
4 lbs Pilsner malt
.5 lb roasted barley
.5 lb chocolate wheat
.375 lb Crystal 60

1/2 oz Tettnang (4.8%) 60 min
1/2 oz Tettnang 20 min
0.3 oz Tettnang 1 min

Saflager S-23

This is another of my partigyle beers. The first runnings (~4 gallons) went into this beer, and the second runnings topped off the Dark Rye Sour that is in progress. Fermentation was at 46-48 F for about a week, 52 F for another week and change, and 64 F for a few days at the end. Didn't really lager it, but it spent a few weeks post-fermentation at 52 F. Close enough. :p

About 3.25 gallons went into the fermenter and 3 gallons got into the bottles.

So far it tastes kind of roasty and boring. Hopefully carbonation will bring out some interesting flavors.
 

akueck

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It's a bit sweeter than I like. Probably swap the dark munich for just regular munich and that would do it.
 

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