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Apricot wheat ale extract recipe – advice and opinions

This is my first recipe design! I've brewed a couple of extract and all-grain batches, with moderate success. This time around I will be trying to clone an apricot wheat ale. The original is a very ...
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Fermentation length for La Fin Du Monde clone

My recipe calls for a 4 to 5 week secondary fermentation, which falls on Christmas when I will not be around. It also calls for pitching additional yeast 3 days before kegging. Should I keg the beer ...
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Is taking the gravity reading of a commercial beer useful when trying to clone?

I'm going to attempt a clone of a commercial beer. I already know the hops used and base malt. Obviously I know the ABV too. My question is if I take a gravity reading of the beer from the bottle ...
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How do you take ingredients from a brewer's website and make a recipe

A lot of commercial brewer's websites give grain bills and hop profiles for their various beers. I was wondering if there is a way to take that information, perform some calculation on it (whether ...
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Abita Andygator Clone (helles doppelbock)

I had this beer over the weekend and really enjoyed it and I would love to brew an all grain clone of it myself. Is anyone familiar with this beer? if so does anyone know of a recipe that would come ...
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Widmer "Brrr" clone

Has anyone found a decent clone recipe for the Widmer 'Brrr' seasonal? This is the second year I've seen it in their sample 12 packs. But in the sample pack, it only has 3 'Brrr's, I'd like to make ...
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Making a Modified Fat Tire Clone

This may be too specific but I will ask anyway. I love Fat Tire but would like to modify a little. The holy grail of beer would be a Fat Tire but more biscuit, more toasty caramel taste and fuller ...
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Formulating a recipe

Can anyone guess at how to build a clone recipe? Its for Duclaws Sweet Baby Jesus, a friend requested a clone. Their website only says it's a Black beer, a Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter. Their ...
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Belgium clones leffe brune

has anyone made a Leffe Brune clone, please tell me what you used and how it turned out?
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Substituting 2-row with DME - Extract Torpedo Clone recipe

I really want to make an extract SN Torpedo Clone. During my hunt for recipes, this one in my opinion sounds great and I would really like to try it. Recipe OP here O.G. 1.076 (actual) F.G. 1.016 (...
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Is Pelforth brune an ale or a lager?

For being a commercial beer, I find it not too bad. For the few info I collected it seems that Pelforth uses ale yeast. Is it correct? From wikipedia En 1935, Jean Deflandre, fils d'Armand, ...
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Summer Shandy, anyone ever made it?

Anyone ever tried to make a beer like Linenkugels Summer Shandy? Its a beer brewed with lemonade... and very tasty on a hot day!! Any suggestions on how it might be made?
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Do homebrewing shops get brewery's permission before designing/marketing a clone beer kit?

In some industries, I can see the practice of providing tools and instructions on how to create a knockoff product being frowned upon though beer culture beats to a different drum. That and ...
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IPA Water Treatment

I am about to brew a clone recipe of Dogfish Head's 60 minute IPA and I was wondering if I should do some water treatment on it. I've heard of people adding gypsum to their water to achieve a dryer ...
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Cloning commercial beer

Where do you turn for good sources of info when researching a commercial beer you want to brew yourself? Magazines, web or the brewers themselves.
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How do you characterize "Breakfast Beer"?

What makes a good breakfast beer? Thinking of brewing something for an upcoming eggs and kegs event. Any clones of Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout out there?
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