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Posted in thread: RIS with Molasses on 03-31-2015 at 02:05 AM
Thanks! It is a good one if I say so myself. Ages beautifully, again needs 6-8 weeks after carb
to be solid and grand, and peaks at a year. Molasses starts coming out more the longer it ages.
Posted in thread: RIS with Molasses on 03-30-2015 at 11:35 PM
1022 isn't bad. I have had it stop at 1024 and 1026, read as rich but not sweet. I find that it
takes about 6-8 weeks after carb for it to show good maturity.
Posted in thread: RIS with Molasses on 03-21-2015 at 04:52 AM
OMG that buckets looks as terrible as mine every time I brew this recipe. I usually end around
1022 but it helps with the high alcohol. Ten Fiddy? I can see it.Glad it is coming along great!
Keep the ...
Posted in thread: Pannepot (Old Fisherman's Ale) Clone Thread on 03-03-2015 at 03:32 AM
Maybe I'm not understanding what Tall_Yotie said correctly, but I don't think he was saying to
add MORE candi sugar at a later stage of fermentation than is specified in the recipe, but to
hold back a...
Posted in thread: RIS with Molasses on 03-01-2015 at 10:54 PM
Here's to hoping I get a response on a two year old thread!!!Have you thought or tried using
buckwheat honey instead of the molasses?Have you tried using a Blelgian yeast just to add a
Posted in thread: RIS with Molasses on 03-01-2015 at 10:51 PM
Holy Moley! This one DOES indeed need a blow-off tube. Before I did that I had the rubber
gasket blown off of the lid. I also learned that having an oxygen stone really helps the yeast
not go crazy. G...
Posted in thread: Pannepot (Old Fisherman's Ale) Clone Thread on 09-25-2014 at 07:42 PM
The beer, in my opinion, ended too sweet. There is a lot going on there, so no need for a lot
of left over sugars. I would keep the mash temp in check, and perhaps add some of the candi
syrup once fer...
Posted in thread: Not hitting gravities on 07-09-2014 at 02:12 PM
I have also heard that the 5.2 buffer really doesn't do much, and can add unwanted salts to the
brew.Crush can be the easiest to check but the hardest to control, as a good crush is a "looks
Posted in thread: Not hitting gravities on 07-08-2014 at 02:27 PM
Engineer here as well, I understand the struggle for maximizing numbers. Have you found that a
certain color of beer gets better efficiency? If so, then it is very likely a pH issue. For me,
Posted in thread: Calculating required flavor/aroma hops on 05-12-2014 at 03:23 PM
Greetings all!When putting together a recipe, I can calculate the bittering hops for any
volume. AA%, volume of beer, required IBU. Simple enough.But what about aroma/flavor hops? How
do you know how ...