So this is a continuation of the Odd Beer series I am doing, the first was the Orange Creamsicle Ale. While that one was a creation of my own, this is the first of the set that was suggested by users. The recipe was spawned off this recipe from /u/somethin_brewin but modified to my crazy ideas...
Mountain Dew Pale AleType: BIAB & Dew
Style: Experimental Pale Ale
Batch Vol: 5.50 gal
Bottle/Keg Vol: 5.00 gal
|4 lb||Golden Promise||Grain||Mash||44%|
|1 lbs||Crystal 40L||Grain||Mash||11%|
|4 Gallons||Mountain Dew||Adjunct||Start of Boil||44%|
|0.50 oz||Citra [12%]||Hop||Boil 30 min||~16 IBU|
|1.00 oz||Amarillo [9%]||Hop||Boil 30 min||~24 IBU|
|0.50 oz||Sorachi Ace [13%]||Hop||Boil 5 min||~5 IBU|
|2L Starter||Yeast Bay Vermont Ale Yeast||Yeast||Pitch Temp||-|
The adjunct change I made to the recommended recipe was to go with Golden Promise as I was only adding in five pounds of grain in an entire five gallon batch. I wanted the beer to have some indication of actual beer flavor. Treating it like a Session, the base malt was swapped out to try and get more out of each ingredient. The second change was the hop addition and schedule. I had planned to use Sorachi Ace in other beers so I wanted to try it out. The idea of the lemon in it would be a nice addition to the more citrus flavors too. My experience with the hop was little and I quickly was educated by my homebrew shop that I would get far too much Dill...
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This is crazy. And awesome!
posted by homebrewdad on 3/03/2016 at 11:45:04 PM
Tags for this post: Mountain Dew, Pale Ale, Odd Beer, Soda