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10 months 1 week 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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10 months 1 week ago #2635 by Gash
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Can't say I've tried that one. Sorry mate!

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10 months 3 days 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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10 months 3 days ago #2658 by Finnroo
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10 months 2 days 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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10 months 2 days 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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10 months 2 days 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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10 months 1 day 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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10 months 1 day 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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10 months 1 day 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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Gash - Sat 14 Jul - 21:42

ah well, seems Ive answered on one and Finroo on the other, no dramas, all good!

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Sat 14 Jul - 16:16

Managed to double post a topic, can you delete the second one Gash?Cheers Chris

bradobrew - Wed 20 Jun - 20:42

Thanks for the help gash. bradobeer, bradobrew its almost the same haha

Gash - Mon 18 Jun - 18:09

Sorry mate, missed this message! Hope everything is ok! Cheers

Finnroo - Tue 12 Jun - 17:32

Finn roo here, im g oing to take a monthoff social media because of my health issues.Cellar dweller is something i have come to enjoy just putting my 2 bobs worth in and enjoying it. Cheers Gash and thank you so much for everything see you in 4 weeks

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