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Posted in thread: Sweet Stout 16A Question on 08-26-2015 at 05:16 PM
I brewed a sweet stout and I just opened a bottle and referring to the 2015 guidelines I feel
that I hit the mark on the aroma, appearance, flavor and mouth feel. I am a little concerned
about the ABV...
Posted in thread: How to add jalapeno to beer? on 08-03-2015 at 05:03 PM
I've made a Fire In Your Hole beer where it is a Mexican cervesa and once I added a whole
pepper to each bottle, nice heat but a lot of it, and the other time I roasted the whole pepper
on the grill t...
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 02:54 PM
My calculated SG was 1.062 and I was over that at a measured SG of 1.072 so while it will be a
little higher than calculated I cannot forget about the 1# lactose I put it so my FG will be
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 02:29 PM
How did you determine that your efficiency was 88%? Was 88% your brewhouse or mash
efficiency?My brewhouse efficiency was 88%.
Posted in thread: Adding cherries to a Belgian extract kit on 07-29-2015 at 02:28 PM
I have not personally used juice in my beers but I have used canned Oregon cherries, both sweet
and tart. I usually puree them and add them to the secondary as the primary will ferment out
the flavor ...
Posted in thread: Cherry Wheat Assistance on 07-29-2015 at 01:20 PM
I have a friend flying in to visit in a couple months and his favorite store bought beer is a
Cherry Wheat, so I thought I'd try concocting an all grain recipe and brew one to be ready for
him when he...
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 01:12 PM
How much water did you sparge with and what was your water to grist ratio? What was your
measured pre-boil gravity and post boil gravity?I sparged with 2.5 gallons 170*F water. My
grist ratio was thic...
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 01:10 PM
Is the BeerSmith efficiency a measured efficiency, or the pre-brew assumed efficiency, and is
it mash efficiency or brewhouse efficiency? What about the BrewersFriend efficiency?BeerSmith's
Posted in thread: The efficiency I got is awesome! on 07-29-2015 at 03:37 AM
Maybe I did something wrong but BeerSmith calculated it at 75%. I ended up with over 88%
(according to Brewers Friend calculator). I posted my recipe below and maybe you can help me
figure out what/if...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 06:51 PM