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Posted in thread: Can only certain grains be steeped? on 02-25-2009 at 04:38 PM
that makes sense explained that way... could i do an effective mash with one kettle though
(lack of funds and i only have one)... paying attention to the water to grain ratio and just
adding more wate...
Posted in thread: Can only certain grains be steeped? on 02-25-2009 at 02:08 AM
Steep - Soak grains in hot water for some time without paying too much attention to the amount
of water used or the temperature.Mash - Soak grains in hot water using between 1 and 2 qts
water for each...
Posted in thread: New Amber Ale? on 02-21-2009 at 12:40 AM
4.00 lb Amber Dry Extract (12.5 SRM) Dry Extract 57.14 % 2.00 lb Light Dry Extract (8.0 SRM)
Dry Extract 28.57 % 0.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 7.14 % 0.50 lb
Posted in thread: New Amber Ale? on 02-20-2009 at 02:28 AM
okay so whats the difference between steeping and mashing...When i steep my grain i put them in
a grain bag at 155F for 30 min.. The only thing i can tell different between what i do and what
he is te...
Posted in thread: New Amber Ale? on 02-20-2009 at 01:58 AM
you guys have helped so much...I reworked the numbers again (BeerSmith is awesome!!)3.00 lb
Amber Dry Extract 3.00 lb Light Dry Extract 1.00 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L 0.25 lb Amber
Malt0.25 lb Hon...
Posted in thread: New Amber Ale? on 02-20-2009 at 01:36 AM
Thanks for the quick replies guys...I'm sorry i didn't quite know where to put a work in
progress... But thanks for the switch...I adjusted the recipe a little based on the things
you've said... Upped...
Posted in thread: New Amber Ale? on 02-20-2009 at 01:25 AM
I forgot I hadn't switched that...BeerSmith gave me 5.5% for the cascade and 3.5% for the
crystal...But if it will work I think I might use Glacier Hops 7.4%... (I have some laying
around from last br...
Posted in thread: New Amber Ale? on 02-20-2009 at 01:14 AM
3.00 lb Extra Light Dry Extract2.00 lb Amber Dry Extract 2.50 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 40L0.50
lb Honey Malt 0.25 lb Amber Malt 0.25 lb Munich Malt - 10L 1.00 oz Cascade Hops (60 min) 0.50
Posted in thread: South Carolina Homebrewers Unite! on 02-17-2009 at 12:49 AM
well i'm at USC...So i'm going to try to find some people around here for a trip... once it
gets warmer i thought a camp out sounded like a good idea... bon-fire/homebrews/good food...Let
me know what...
Posted in thread: Hello from Lexington, SC on 02-16-2009 at 10:00 PM
another SC brewer!I'm over at USC and just started brewing as well...