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nigel_c

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Christmas Beers
« on: August 30, 2019, 09:55:09 PM »
Well it's the end of August and the evenings are getting darker. Time to start thinking about beers for Christmas.
This year I've decided to split up my beers. I've 8 taps, 4 in the house and 4 in my shed. I'm going to keep the house taps and regular 4-6ish% beers, mostly hoppy pales.
The shed beers is where the fun starts. I've 2 weeks hols coming up and plan on brewing my yearly barleywine for one tap. other then that I'm undecided. Brown ale , DIPA and prob a stout for nitro tap will probably all make it on but would love to do something different. ideas welcome. 
So whats everyone else planning?
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delzep

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #1 on: August 31, 2019, 02:33:27 AM »
and your address is?

fishjam45 (Colin)

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #2 on: August 31, 2019, 09:24:57 AM »
and your address is?

 :) :) :) :)

Vanilla, Coconut, Coffee, Tonka, Raspberries all lend themselves to a nice stout.

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #3 on: September 01, 2019, 10:53:53 AM »
A big double Roggen would be my request
Remember: The Nationals are just round the corner - time to get brewing

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2019, 09:43:07 PM »
@fishjam45 (Colin) are you soaking ground Tonka in vodka, then adding to fv?

fishjam45 (Colin)

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2019, 08:00:52 AM »
@fishjam45 (Colin) are you soaking ground Tonka in vodka, then adding to fv?

Yeah, I ground a couple of beans up and added to a clean yeast vial of vodka and soaked.  Added to FV when primary fermentation was finished.

nigel_c

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2019, 10:35:35 AM »
So final lineup is.
1. NCB barrel aged framboise
2. Extra Stout
3. English Batleywine with the grains from brewcon
4. Irish red on nitro
5. Citra/topaz pale ale
6. Mosaic, Citra & Simcoe ipa
7. 3x Decoction Pilsner
8. Amber weiss

Should keep my going. What’s everyone else got pouring over the Christmas?

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Re: Christmas Beers
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2019, 04:25:21 PM »
Nice line-up!

1) Nelson DIPA
2) Azacca, Centennial & Cascase Rye IPA
3) Citra, Mosiac & Galaxy Pale Ale
4) English Porter
5) Extra Stout
6) Cherry Flanders
Tapped: FES, Cherry Flanders Red 2017, Porter, Pale Ales
Fermentors: Flanders Red 2018, Lambic 2019, 2018 Cider
Bottled: Quad