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Leann ull

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #30 on: February 09, 2017, 06:38:51 PM »

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #31 on: February 20, 2017, 12:25:24 PM »
So I kegged my WY1318 NE IPA last week. Not sure if it is a recipe or process issue but I didn't end up with the beer I imagined in my head. Slightly grassy bite to the hops, and the aroma isn't punching like it should with the amount and varieties of hops I used. The beer is pale yellow and definitely hazy, not murky and juice-like as I was expecting. I'll be doing another one before long to try get it right..

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #32 on: February 20, 2017, 01:07:07 PM »
beer is pale yellow and definitely hazy, not murky and juice-like

Does a NE IPA really need to be murky? I've pictures of alot beers in the states calling themselves NE IPAs where you can see fingers at the back of the glass.

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #33 on: February 20, 2017, 01:41:39 PM »
Not really I'd assume but if you can have stuff still in suspension then it will add to taste. So feck the Irish moss :D
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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #34 on: February 20, 2017, 02:32:24 PM »
I honestly don't know if they have to be murky as opposed to just hazy. Mine looks more this one whereas I was going for something like this one. I'm talking in terms of opacity here, not colour..

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #35 on: February 20, 2017, 02:43:25 PM »
Both are in the range for the style - the big things seem to be mouthfeel and juicy juicy fruit flavours from your hops. I also find them a little green tasting - you def. get a bit of raw hop in the flavour profile.
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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #36 on: February 20, 2017, 03:17:06 PM »
Nailed the green tasting part anyway! Now to work on the juiciness. Maybe another few days in the keg will improve it. Starting to have doubts about the freshness of the hops I used.

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #37 on: February 20, 2017, 05:12:24 PM »
Been drinking lots of juicy pints while in the States. Bit sick of them. It's like drinking Um Bungo
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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #38 on: February 20, 2017, 05:45:24 PM »
Ha ha ya lucky Fecker what a complaint

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Re: London Ale III Wyeast Smack Packs
« Reply #39 on: February 20, 2017, 09:24:57 PM »
So you will be judging so ;)
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