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Posted in thread: "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale on 07-08-2013 at 05:24 PM
Brewed a bigger hoppier version this time for an upcoming crab fest.OG: 1.052FG: 1.011ABV:
5.4%IBU: 26.55.3# American 6-Row2# Flaked Corn1# Flaked Rye1# Dark Brown Sugar2oz English
Crystal 70-80L2oz E...
Posted in thread: "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale on 06-27-2013 at 09:56 PM
My first batch was with CalAle and it turned out fine.
Posted in thread: "Kiss Yer Cousin" Rye Kentucky Common Ale on 06-26-2013 at 01:47 PM
This was my first all-grain BIAB recipe, and its about to be the first batch to go through my
new mash tun. All I have to do now is finish building it...Success! I stepped up the recipe a
bit so I wou...
Posted in thread: Easy Stovetop All-Grain Brewing (with pics) on 06-22-2013 at 01:02 PM
That sounds fine. I've been doing side-by-side small batches recently and I heat my water on
the stove, and BIAB mash in a bucket while I work on cleanup and the next batch. The beauty of
this system ...
Posted in thread: Bramling cross? on 06-13-2013 at 01:10 PM
Found a problem, and made an excellent solution: Of the two ESBs in my experiment, I liked the
Fawcett Optic much more. However, my LHBS doesn't carry and Fawcett malts. So rather than take
Posted in thread: Bramling cross? on 06-10-2013 at 09:40 PM
Hydrometer sample had almost no hop aroma, but a nice clean bitterness. Oddly, the bitterness
behaved differently in each of the two beers. In the Maris Otter batch it was a building bitter
Posted in thread: Bramling cross? on 06-03-2013 at 06:49 PM
The hops I got were a higher alpha acid than I was expecting. At 7.4% I had to scale down the
amount I used in my somewhat subdued ESB. I was both happy and sad since I really wanted to get
a good fee...
Posted in thread: Bramling cross? on 05-27-2013 at 07:01 PM
Well the West Yorkshire Ale is a yeast that is supposed to leave a full chewy malt character.
Supposedly it is the Timothy Taylor yeast and finishes a bit high. That and mashing in at 152
should help ...
Posted in thread: Bramling cross? on 05-27-2013 at 02:08 PM
I'm about to brew some test batches for an ESB recipie and to keep the number of variables as
low as possible will use a single hop. The earthiness and black currant sound like the kind of
Posted in thread: Lady Rumpkin Pumpkin Rum Ale on 11-30-2012 at 01:03 PM
Remember how I said I got worried about carbination and added a few grains of champagne yeast
to each bottle? Well guess what. We crack one of the 6 that didnt have the added yeast and it
is a complet...