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Bengal Butt Kicker

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Bengal Butt Kicker

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Beer Style: Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer (21A)
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5 US gallons

Spice, Herb, or Vegetable Beer

Description:

So far, the young beer tastes great with an unusual taste that is difficult to describe. I hadn't seen mention of using fennel before, so I thought I'd mention it. The beer has a dark orange color.

Ingredients:

  • 15 pounds, Klages malt
  • 2--3/4 pounds, Munich malt
  • 1 pound, Amber crystal
  • 1/4 pound, Chocolate malt
  • 1 ounce, Northern Brewers hops 10%AA (60min)
  • 1 ounce, Northern Brewers (15 min)
  • 1/2 ounce, Cascades 5.9%AA (15min)
  • 2 ounces, fresh fennel (15 min)
  • 6 ounces, fresh orange peel (15 min)
  • 1/2 teaspoon, Irish Moss(15 min)
  • 1 cup, American Lager yeast slurry
  • 10 Bengal Spice tea bags, "dry hopped"
  • 3/4 cup, Corn sugar to prime

Beer Profile

Original Gravity: 1.070
Recipe Type: all-grain
Yield: 5.00 US Gallons

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Procedure:

Upwards infusion mash, low-temp conversion. Used water with high carbonate hardness.

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