Kegconnection Complete Starter Kit and More Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > how does this recipe sound

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 10-28-2006, 06:44 PM   #1
mmm beer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mmm beer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tecumseh, Ontario
Posts: 101
Default how does this recipe sound

I had leftovers so I made this up

3.5 lbs of light lme
2.0 lbs of amber lme
1.1 lbs honey
0.5 lbs of crystal 20l
1 oz hallertau at 60min
.5 oz of northern brewer at 15min
.5 oz of east kent goldings at 15min

I put a black ale into secondary just prior to boiling, so I repitched the english ale yeast and boy was there some blow off this morning. This is my first time gioing off recipe so I hope it comes out decent.

__________________
mmm beer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2006, 07:10 PM   #2
Turricaine
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Bath, UK
Posts: 198
Default

I personally dont appreciate honey in beer. Adding it to coffee or herbal teas I get a nice taste, but in beer the flavor is not even noticeable and if anything it gives the texture a slightly waxy mouth feel. It also seems unusual that you are adding Hallertau at 60 min (aroma hops) and Northen Brewer at 15 min (flavor hops). I would switch those around and drop the honey. But this is YOUR recipe.

__________________
Turricaine is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2006, 07:39 PM   #3
mmm beer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mmm beer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tecumseh, Ontario
Posts: 101
Default

i like the honey brown ales, thats why i added that. as for the hops its just what i had leftover and didnt realize you add different ones at the beginning and some at the end. no matter what im sure it will be fine it just might not be the most enjoyable. as this was not well thought out

__________________
mmm beer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2006, 07:42 PM   #4
Turricaine
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Bath, UK
Posts: 198
Default

Yes that's why i did the block capitals. I wasnt trying to be critical. I was just making my observations. My point is that there are different styles that fall inside the acceptable range. Like the Porter im drinking atm is very good but only because I wanted a porter at the time of brewing.

__________________
Turricaine is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 10-28-2006, 07:57 PM   #5
mmm beer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
mmm beer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: Tecumseh, Ontario
Posts: 101
Default

I didnt think you were being critical. I am looking for suggestions otherwise I wouldnt have posted this thread. The only way to get a better brew is to expiriment and read up and discuss with others. How is that porter coming out. I like porter.

__________________
mmm beer is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Reply


Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
How does this noob cider recipe sound? Reddy Cider Forum 7 02-19-2008 02:44 AM
First recipe.. hefe.. sound ok? aekdbbop Recipes/Ingredients 10 01-06-2008 06:29 AM
Does this recipe sound okay? fezzman Recipes/Ingredients 7 06-26-2007 09:13 PM
How does this recipe sound? fezzman Recipes/Ingredients 2 01-08-2007 07:55 AM
How Does This Stout Recipe Sound? PanzerOfDoom Recipes/Ingredients 1 05-31-2006 04:43 PM