Brewing today!

Discussion in 'Homebrewing' started by BeerGuy711, Mar 10, 2012.

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  1. BeerGuy711

    BeerGuy711 Initiate (0) May 15, 2008 Illinois

    Finally going to get a brew session going.
    I went a little off the ingredient list so I'm not sure what style I will technically be brewing.

    My grain bill is:
    8lb Marris otter
    0.25lb simpsons chocolate
    0.25lb crisp amber malt
    0.25lb crisp brown malt
    0.25lb English dark crystal
    0.25lb English extra dark crystal
    1oz fuggle (60min)
    1oz fuggle (0min)
    London 3 yeast

    Would this still be a mild ale or is it a horse of a different color?
    Any help in identifying would be great.

    BG711
     
  2. VikeMan

    VikeMan Poo-Bah (1,570) Jul 12, 2009 Pennsylvania
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    Unless you get a really low mash efficiency, that's going to be more like a Brown Ale than a Mild. Looks like it could be tasty though.
     
  3. flagmantho

    flagmantho Poo-Bah (4,668) Feb 19, 2009 Washington
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    What is your final batch volume? 5 gallons or so?
     
  4. jbakajust1

    jbakajust1 Moderator (1,047) Aug 25, 2009 Oregon
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    @ 75% eff and 5 gals, your around 1.050. Looks like a nice English Brown Ale.
     
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