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  • Posted in thread: Maibock Help on 01-24-2016 at 06:26 PM
    @gspot - how did the brewday go?Here's my new balance: 6.5 lb vienna6 lb pils2.5 lb munich

  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale help on 01-18-2016 at 11:10 PM
    Thoughts?

  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale help on 01-16-2016 at 02:45 AM
    I know, I know... a brown ale. It's not that exciting.I've got about 40 all grain batches under
    my belt, but not one has been a brown ale. I feel like I'm missing out. I'm aiming to make a
    rich, yet h...

  • Posted in thread: Red Ale input/feedback on 01-16-2016 at 02:30 AM
    A touch of roasted malt (or Carafa dehusked) should be enough to give you the red you're
    looking for. If you want some husky maltiness to stand up to the hoppiness, consider about .5
    lb of amber malt.

  • Posted in thread: Red Ale input/feedback on 01-15-2016 at 02:55 AM
    That's a LOT of crystal malt. I'm assuming you're making a 5g batch - aim for no more than 1 lb
    of crystal - either one variety or combined. The almost two pounds you propose would make it
    cloyingly s...

  • Posted in thread: Maibock Help on 01-14-2016 at 01:26 AM
    that's pretty close to what I did for my last Maibock, and it was fantastic :ban:What was your
    hopping schedule like?

  • Posted in thread: Three Distinct Farmhouse Ales on 01-12-2016 at 03:57 AM
    I've had a lot of luck with Sorachi Ace and lemon peel.

  • Posted in thread: Maibock Help on 01-12-2016 at 03:48 AM
    BigEd - Thanks for the feedback! I've been debating the biscuit. I don't intend to dry hop,
    just give a bit of Tettnang and Hallertauer at flameout.

  • Posted in thread: Maibock Help on 01-12-2016 at 03:07 AM
    Hey allI've never made a Maibock before - here's my first crack at a recipe. What do you
    think?5 galOG: 1.070FG: 1.017SRM: 7.2IBU: 368.75 lb Pils4 lb Vienna1 lb Munich.66 lb Biscuit1
    oz Perle @ 60.5 o...

  • Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout - NEED HELP! on 11-20-2015 at 02:41 AM
    I'm heading to the LBHS tomorrow for supplies. Any quick suggestions are appreciated. This is
    my Christmas beer.5 gal1.061 OG1.018 FG5.7% ABV31 IBU8.5 lb Maris Otter1.25 lb Flaked Oats.75
    lb Amber.75 ...

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