Originally Posted by Nagorg
I am curious about the differences in the AG recipe -vs- Extract. There seems to be more hops in the extract version and the SRM is darker than what BeerSmith calculates for the AG as well.
I brewed the extract recipe and it was great. Now, I want to do the AG version but I'm thinking I need to bump up the hops and adjust the grail bill for some color. Any thoughts on these things?
Your input is appreciated!
Since amber malt must be mashed, I sub crystal malt in the extract version, so it made a darker color. Since it's a partial boil, there are more hops.
If you follow the AG recipe, with the grainbill and the hopping, it'll be great.