Using Rye

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  1. chub1

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    Ok fella's,question.
    Never brewed with rye before.It is making more and more inroads in our beers over here in the UK.
    Going to attempt a rye IPA and at some point a black rye IPA.
    Now do i use Cara rye or just plain rye in the mix , we can get both over here.
    cheers
     
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    cara rye is a dark colored rye mostly for amber to brown beers
     
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    I use flaked rye in my Kentucky Common to good effect. Cara Rye is of course caramelized - you can use it in place of crystal. I use plain for mouthfeel and a bit of flavor contribution - think a good rye bread without caraway.
     
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    Thank you gent's
     
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    Mmmm Rye ....
     
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    Ok thanks
    so cara rye better for say a black rye IPA then?
     
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    #7 Ozarks Mountain Brew, Apr 25, 2017
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    yes definitely
     
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    #8 chub1, Apr 25, 2017
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    Cheers:cool:
     
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    #9 Mark D Pirate, Apr 25, 2017
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    Definitely .... FTFY
     
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    That was bound to happen one of these times!! :D
     
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    damn spell check, the power of Moderation lol ;)
     
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