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Distant Whistles
The author of this recipe claims the taste of his homebrew reminds him of the sound of a distant train on a summer night. It should come as little surprise that he's a retired railroad engineer.


3.3 lbs - CBW® Sparkling Amber LME
1 lb - CBW® Porter DME
1 lb - Rice Syrup, Dry - Dry
0.8 oz - Northern Brewers Hops - Boil 60 minutes
0.2 oz - Mt. Hood Hops - Boil 5 minutes
2 pkg - Nottingham Lager Yeast, Dry


Bring 4 gallons of water to a boil
Add extract and syrup
Stir vigorously to dissolve
Bring to a boil
Add bittering hops and bring to a rolling boil
Add finishing hops as indicated
Remove from heat
Cool to 55-60ºF
Transfer to primary fermenter
Fill to desired level with cold water
Oxygenate and pitch yeast