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Posted in thread: Doctoring a RIS kit. on 05-09-2014 at 08:12 PM
To be honest, I would do a basic stout kit. The instructions will list the amount/weight of the
ingredients and if you want to expand on it later to make a bigger beer, you can find the
Posted in thread: Irish Red Yeast on 05-09-2014 at 08:08 PM
I've never used Northern Brewer or made anything other than an American style so far, though I
will be making an ESB and using NB for bittering next week.In something I had just read it
Posted in thread: Doctoring a RIS kit. on 05-09-2014 at 07:50 PM
I usually buy at least a pound or two more of what base malt/extract and a pound or two of
extra dextrose. Had to bump up the post boil gravity by a few points on a recent beer and I
made a mini beer ...
Posted in thread: What came in the mail for you today? on 05-09-2014 at 07:46 PM
Our homebrew club bumper stickers. Finally!
Posted in thread: Irish Red Yeast on 05-09-2014 at 07:38 PM
This is what I had come up with earlier:https://www.brewtoad.com/recipes/irish-red-255Outside
of S-04 not being quite right would you change anything?I would consider omitting the roasted
barley and u...
Posted in thread: Am I sane?? tell me! on 05-09-2014 at 06:57 PM
I'm with the others who said the bittering hops is a little (ok a LOT) over the top. I'd
definitely consider omitting the first Galaxy addition if nothing else.
Posted in thread: Hmmm what to brew next..... on 05-09-2014 at 05:49 PM
Now's a good time to get an Octoberfest going. I've got at least 3 more beers on the brewing
deck, but I'm thinking about subbing out the planned Belgium Pale for a peanut butter porter.
Posted in thread: Irish Red Yeast on 05-09-2014 at 05:42 PM
I used a combination of S-04 and WLP004 for my Ryerish Red. Long story short - I didn't have
enough time to make a starter and my OG was over the WLP004 threshold, so I also pitched a half
pack of S-0...
Posted in thread: What are you doing instead of brewing this weekend? on 05-09-2014 at 05:33 PM
Rocket City Brewfest! Attending tonight and volunteering tomorrow. Reminds me...I need to make
a pretzel necklace.
Posted in thread: Is "your beer is so clear" really a compliment on 05-09-2014 at 05:31 PM
This is a tough recipe to get clear, if only because of all the dry hopping. I've made it twice
now, and both times followed the same protocol I use with all my beers (and they always end up