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BANANA BREAD ALE
  • LothosLothos
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    banana bread ale

    Size: 6.5 gal
    Efficiency: 82.0%
    Attenuation: 75.0%
    Calories: 219.41 kcal per 12.0 fl oz

    Original Gravity: 1.066 (1.000 - 1.100)
    Terminal Gravity: 1.016 (1.000 - 1.100)
    Color: 17.56 (0.0 - 50.0)
    Alcohol: 6.48% (0.0% - 10.0%)
    Bitterness: 29.0 (0.0 - 50.0)

    Ingredients:
    7.0 lb Wheat Malt
    6.0 lb Munich Malt
    0.25 lb Cara-Pils
    .25 lb Crystal 55
    .25 lb Chocolate Malt (Organic)
    1.0 lb Oats Flaked
    3.0 lb Rice Hulls
    2.0 oz East Kent Goldings (5.0%) - added during boil, boiled 60 m
    .75 oz East Kent Goldings (5.0%) - added during boil, boiled .5 m
    1.0 ea White Labs WLP380 Hefeweizen IV Ale

    Schedule:
    Ambient Air: 70.0 °F
    Source Water: 60.0 °F
    Elevation: 0.0 m


    Notes
    ADDED 3 LBS BANANA CHIPS DRYED TO MASH 45 MIN LONG 156 DEG
    FLY SPARGE 170 DEG
    ADD 3 LBS BANANA CHIPS TO BOIL POT


    THERE IT IS
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  • ThymThym
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    @Lothos Wow, this sounds really interesting! i think i'll have to work in a batch. Thanks for the recipe
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  • C_BC_B
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    Does it taste like actual banana bread? Or is that just sort of hints or after tastes?
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  • LothosLothos
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    it did to me.
    Thought it needed butter though
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  • ThymThym
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    I suppose you could use a higher diacetyl producing yeast to get a buttery flavor if it would actually improve it.
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  • C_BC_B
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    Ha! Fantastic. I must try this. You have some very nice recipes.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    Lakewood said:

    I suppose you could use a higher diacetyl producing yeast to get a buttery flavor if it would actually improve it.



    no.
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  • FuzzyFuzzy
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    have you tried adding actual banana bread to the mash? you'd get whatever spices are in banana bread into the beer that way.
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  • LothosLothos
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    you can add the spices i forgot that in the list

    i didnt use them though
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