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Ganglion

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nonalcoholic malt beer recipes
« on: September 16, 2005, 02:12:38 PM »
Hi - just wondering if anyone knows of any good nonalcoholic malt beer recipe sites

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Re: nonalcoholic malt beer recipes
« Reply #1 on: September 16, 2005, 06:07:20 PM »
Here's a starting point:

  http://byo.com/feature/66.html

Apparently you can brew a regular malted beer and then boil off a lot of the alcohol at low temperature because the alcohol boils at a lower temperature (~70C) than the water/beer.  Higher body (high dextrin) beers tend to do better.  You might want to try a full bodied ale or even a darker beer as the extra body/flavor may mask the lack of alcohol balance.

You need to repitch yeast to carbonate naturally (or force carbonate) as the heating will kill the yeast.

Disclaimer: I have not tried this myself.

Going back to your original question - I'm not aware of a recipe archive for no-alcohol beer.  I would probably start with a full bodied standard ale or brown beer to see how that turns out.

Cheers!
Brad
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Re: nonalcoholic malt beer recipes
« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2005, 01:33:17 AM »
I tried doing it before as beersmith suggested. Split a ten gallon batch. The Nonalcoholic beer had similar taste but had a very noticeable cardboard taste. Ended up tossing it.