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Posted in thread: Are all Chocolate malts equal? on 10-07-2015 at 06:13 PM
Midnight wheat malt is an option, dehusked carafa, debittered black malt are options. These
should all still give you roast without ashiness if used in decent amounts.Midnight wheat malt
in my experie...
Posted in thread: What are you reading? on 10-07-2015 at 04:26 PM
Finally started Dune, approximately 100 pages in (mass market paper back).So two things.1. Only
100 pages in and I can say fairly certainly that the movie does not do it justice at all.2.
Loving the m...
Posted in thread: Are all Chocolate malts equal? on 10-07-2015 at 03:33 PM
Pale chocolate may not be appropriate in a RIS. At least not as a main component to the
roasty/chocolate character. Depending on the lovibond, I have a 200-ish pale chocolate, it can
give a sweet milk...
Posted in thread: Beer serving temperature on 10-06-2015 at 03:10 PM
I like to have my beer served to me cold, 34F-ish.I like to *drink* my beer at a slightly
warmer temperature, 40-44F.Theres a world of difference between what temp you are served at and
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 10-05-2015 at 04:03 PM
While Kukuho Rose is a very tasty rice, it is NOT a short grain. Its a medium grain rice. Its
very very similar to Botan. Both are calrose varieties.True Japanese short grains include
Posted in thread: Making Traditional rice Wine. Cheap, Fun, and Different on 10-05-2015 at 02:16 PM
Just shy of three weeks on my batch of Thai Jasmine rice. For this to not be traditional sake,
the smell coming out of the mason jars when I go to take a big wiff smells VERY strongly like a
Posted in thread: Used WAY too much sugar - how do I salvage this? on 10-02-2015 at 08:46 PM
Another option if its too boozey and it doesn't age out (definitely let it age before you go
for this option). Could make some applejack with it. Since itll have a lot of alcohol and
potentially some ...
Posted in thread: Honey Faux-Bock (Ale) County Fair Best of Show on 10-02-2015 at 03:45 PM
4#Munich 104#Munich 61#Pilsner23oz Honey (SWMBO picked up the honey for me so it was a raw
honey added at flameout, 23oz just happened to be the package size and I'm too lazy to measure
Posted in thread: How many gallons of cider in 2015 on 10-02-2015 at 03:04 PM
525 + 10 = 535+5.5 indian summer brand cider with montmorency cherry juice and brown candi
sugar + brett B = 540.5 total
Posted in thread: Starter wort - target OG or 1.040? on 10-02-2015 at 02:28 PM
Simple answer: Go with 1.040Higher will end up stressing the yeast before you get them into
your beer. If you are making a starter and you end up pitching active/vital/fresh yeast the
higher gravity b...