Last Activity:08-03-2012 4:31 AM
Posted in thread: Recipe Review - Oktoberfest with Koelsch Yale yeast on 08-03-2012 at 01:29 AM
G.D. Thanks for the link, I'll check it out soon.Makomachine & BigEdI have used Vienna in the
past and liked it blended with German pils. I suppose I could use it here as well. I am looking
Posted in thread: Recipe Review - Oktoberfest with Koelsch Yale yeast on 07-31-2012 at 09:58 PM
Greetings -I am planning on brewing an Oktoberfest ALE using Kolsch yeast since I can't ferment
at lager temps in the summer. My thinking is that the Kolsch gives a good clean crisp result,
so it shou...
Posted in thread: A bit sweeter ... higher temp? on 07-05-2012 at 06:29 PM
I am always learning something new here. What is kettle carmelization?
Posted in thread: A bit sweeter ... higher temp? on 07-05-2012 at 05:26 AM
Greetings!I made a Hefeweizen this spring that I just tapped. Although I like it, I don't like
it as much as last spring's batch, which had just a hint of sweetness to it.My recipe was the
same for ea...
Posted in thread: Hopslam on 02-02-2012 at 12:36 PM
Had a glass at a local bar on Sunday and thought it was excellent. I noticed a fruity /
watermelon aroma at first, then a bit of an alcohol kick when I took a drink. This is not
something I would drin...
Posted in thread: Noob question for concentrate wine on 01-28-2012 at 01:46 PM
If you are using the standard triple scale hydrometer, I would bet that you read the wrong
scale on one of your readings. Or you had too big a "sample" and weren't seeing straight.
:drunk: Take anothe...
Posted in thread: A couple of Beersmith questions on 01-27-2012 at 03:03 PM
I found that when I went with the default numbers for the 10 gallon cooler, my mash temps would
be a few degrees too cold. I now preheat with hot water from the tap for about 20 minutes while
my mash ...
Posted in thread: Oaked Arrogant Bastard on 01-26-2012 at 01:48 AM
I have never used Special B, is that where your dark black color comes from? I absolutely love
Stone's AB, so I may try something like this in the future.
Posted in thread: London esb first time on 01-26-2012 at 01:15 AM
Hard to say without knowing what yeast you used.
Posted in thread: mash profile on beersmith on 01-25-2012 at 03:20 PM
Go to mash profiles on the left side of the main screen. Then select single infusion
(light/medium/full) body, batch sparge. From there, if you want to empty your tun before adding
the batch sparge, s...