Spike Brewing 12.5 Conical Fermenter Giveaway - Enter Now!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Extract Brewing > What to brew...

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 12-25-2012, 06:01 PM   #1
Woodland
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Tinley Park, IL
Posts: 105
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default What to brew...

I got a copy of Designing Great Beers book for Christmas. Looks like a good book.

With an Amarillo IPA in the closet, I'm trying to decide what to brew next. I'm intrigued by the Maris Otter LME in the NB catalog. I've also got some home-made maple syrup from a close friend of mine, I wonder what style of ale that would work with. I have a taste for an Irish Red, perhaps with oats and maple syrup.

Decisions, decisions...

__________________
Woodland is offline
 
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Old 12-26-2012, 11:39 AM   #2
Captain Damage
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Lowell, Massachusetts
Posts: 1,231
Liked 81 Times on 69 Posts
Likes Given: 5

Default

Armed with Designing Great Beers (awesome book, BTW), I would recommend making a beer you've made before, but use the advice in the book to adjust the recipe. (Spoiler: there is no Irish Red with oats and maple syrup beer described in DGB) So if you've made and IPA you like, read chapter 16: Bitters and Pale Ales and design a variation on your IPA based on the recommendations.

__________________

Stop using so much caramel malt. Your beer will thank you.
(yes, Carapils is a caramel malt...so is Special B)

FERMENTING

BOTTLED
pujwI HIq Mild Ale
KPA Khitomer Pale Ale

Captain Damage 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
New brew schedule... or how to brew with toddlers! (input/advice sought!) Zymurgrafi All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 56 10-22-2013 05:22 PM
Next recipe : Festa Brew Double Outmeal or Micro Brew Imperial Stout? beauvafr Recipes/Ingredients 2 12-04-2012 11:50 PM
For Sale - brew craft deluxe home brew kit all you need to make beer cowboybuckup For Sale 20 07-01-2012 05:16 AM
Review brew plan/recipes for 2.5gallon Brew in bag experinment flipfloptan Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 4 09-19-2010 11:56 PM
Brew Shop closed. Best yeast to buy for hard apple cider brew? britishbloke Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 8 01-10-2007 02:48 AM