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  • Posted in thread: Traditional German vs. Modern German Dunkel Recipes on 09-29-2015 at 10:20 PM
    Here's mine. There is a portion of Pils malt (20%) and a touch of Carafa for color adjustment.
    The Munich malt is Weyermann IIMunich Dunkel10 Gallons13.5 lbs Munich malt3.5 lbs Pilsner
    malt.375 lb Car...

  • Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-25-2015 at 10:04 PM
    Thanks Big Ed for the reply. That definitely helps clarify the process for me. I'm looking for
    that maltiness that is so prevalent in German lagers but have not been ready for the decoction
    method. Th...

  • Posted in thread: Vienna Lager Too Sweet early on anyways on 09-24-2015 at 10:42 PM
    Way, way too much crystal IMO. My take on Vienna is 97% Vienna malt and 3% CaraFoam. Your
    recipe is @ 15% crystal, enough to takeover the beer.

  • Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-24-2015 at 10:33 PM
    Big Ed, what kind of results can one expect from this schedule? Would this yield a result
    closer to a Munich-style Helles?I just think it makes more sense. There's plenty out there who
    will argue agai...

  • Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-24-2015 at 02:07 AM
    Skip the 122F. Try 128F/148f/168F.

  • Posted in thread: On forum etiquette and "Likes." on 09-18-2015 at 10:12 PM
    I'd rather have a simple thank you. My psyche can take not getting a like.

  • Posted in thread: Full Mash Decoction on 09-16-2015 at 12:37 AM
    Anyone ever done it??If they have it was probably only once. That's not what a decoction is.
    What is the point or reasoning behind doing that?

  • Posted in thread: Steeping specialty grains on 09-15-2015 at 02:01 AM
    My suggestion is to use only as much water as necessary to steep. While not as critical as
    doing a mash for all grain, large volumes of water for steeping may leech out tannin and other
    unwanted subst...

  • Posted in thread: Marzen/Octoberfest type beer advice on 09-10-2015 at 02:07 AM
    So I got a request to make an octoberfest beer (im going to assume he means the orange marzen
    beer, and not a modern fest beer) , and strangely, even though Ive done a gazillion lagers, Ive
    never actu...

  • Posted in thread: Wholesalers on 09-08-2015 at 10:34 PM
    How many guesses do we have as to your location? If you're in the USA there are two large,
    general supplies and ingredients outfits:


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