Date: September 2005

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10 Clones from the Dark Side

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For this collection of homebrew recreations of commercial beers, the lure of roasted grains was just too much and we turned to the dark side. Brew these clones you must.


Brewery Ommegang: Abbey Ale clone

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“The crystal and roasted malts merge well together to yield soft caramel and raisin notes. These flavors will evolve gracefully as the beer ages.” — Randy Thiel, Brewer.


BruRm @ BAR’s Raven Haired Beauty clone

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An English dark mild ale with notes of toffee and coffee in the aroma and a nutty finish.


Grand Teton Brewing Company: Bitch Creek ESB (Extra Special Brown) clone

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Bitch Creek balances big malt sweetness and robust hop flavor for a full-bodied, satisfying mahogany ale. This year-round offering has claimed 15 gold medals in national competitions.


Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery: Hope and King Scotch Ale clone

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This exceptionally smooth beer showcases the beauty of malted barley, as notes of caramel, toffee, and toasted chocolate rise from its mahogany depths. Hope & King has won gold, silver, and bronze medals at the Great American Beer Festival.


Capital Brewery: Brown Ale clone

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This brown ale (now retired) out of Middleton, Wisconsin is clear and dark amber color with a solid, malty backbone.


Tommyknocker Brewery: Imperial Nut Brown Ale

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This rich ale gets its complexity from pure maple syrup as well as chocolate and crystal malts.


Dogfish Head Craft Brewing: Indian Brown clone

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This dark IPA is available year-round and is dry hopped similarly to Dogfish Head’s 60 Minute and 90 Minute IPAs. It is roasty, with a mild hop bitterness.


Avery Brewing Co.’s New World Porter clone

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Avery Brewing Co.’s New World Porter clone (5 gallon/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.067  FG = 1.017 IBU = 44  SRM = 45  ABV = 6.5%Ingredients 9.5 lbs. (4.3 kg) 2-row pale malt 2.33 lbs. (1.06 kg) Munich malt (10 °L) 1 lb. 2.66 oz. (0.53 kg) crystal malt (120 °L) 9.33 oz. (0.26 kg)


Old Dominion Brewing Co.’s Oak Barrel Stout clone

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Old Dominion Brewing Co.’s  Oak Barrel Stout clone (5 gallon/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.056  FG = 1.017 IBU = 52  SRM = 61  ABV = 5.1% Ingredients 8 lbs. 1 oz. (3.66 kg) 2-row pale malt 6.5 oz. (0.19 kg) Carapils® malt 15 oz. (0.43 kg) Munich malt 10 oz. (0.28 kg) crystal malt


Lagunitas Brewing Co.’s Cappuccino Stout clone

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Lagunitas Brewing Co.’s Cappuccino Stout clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain) OG = 1.080   FG = 1.014 IBU = 30   SRM = 45   ABV = 8.7% Ingredients 11.6 lbs. (5.3 kg) 2-row pale malt 1.75 lbs. (0.8 kg) wheat malt 1.25 lbs. (0.57 kg) crystal malt (60 °L) 9.5 oz. (0.27 kg) chocolate malt 9.5 oz. (0.27


Build a Bottle/Carboy/Hose Sanitizing Sprayer: Projects

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Our Project guy reworks his favorite project — a bottle sanitizing sprayer. Convert a Corny keg to a cool and useful gadget. that can handle a variety of your brewing equipment.


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