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Posted in thread: Crazy Buckwheat Gruit beer recipe - thoughts? on 10-21-2016 at 01:40 AM
It looks great - I wouldn't mind trying that at all ~ :mug:My only suggestion, possibly for the
future, would be to use or add dandelion leaves. I'd advise the use of these instead of the
hops, which ...
Posted in thread: Crazy Buckwheat Gruit beer recipe - thoughts? on 10-21-2016 at 01:38 AM
No!! Recipe looked great, except I would ease off on the mugwort, because it is very strong. I
have used it many times in the past. I would cut back to maybe just 1/4 oz mugwort -- less is
more. Hope ...
Posted in thread: Crazy Buckwheat Gruit beer recipe - thoughts? on 10-20-2016 at 06:19 PM
Brewing this right now. Changed the recipe a bit, added 1/2 lb of CaraMunich, increased Mugwort
to 1 oz, and will use Kent Goldings instead of Saaz.Did a mini-mash with the oats, as I didn't
Posted in thread: Crazy Buckwheat Gruit beer recipe - thoughts? on 10-20-2016 at 01:54 AM
Just checked and I do have almost an ounce of Mugwort, and a little over an ounce of Dandelion
Root, so could add more of those if desired.Another question: Mash schedule? Does anyone have
Posted in thread: Crazy Buckwheat Gruit beer recipe - thoughts? on 10-20-2016 at 12:32 AM
Brewing for a special performance of the medieval epic, "The Romance of Tristan and Iseult" in
exactly one month. Since much of the story is associated with Brittany, and there is a famous
Posted in thread: Belgian Seef / Seefbier Recipe? on 10-10-2016 at 05:03 AM
I guess that recipe has been changed, since it does not show any buckwheat in the grain bill.
Anyone have a buckwheat suggestion?
Posted in thread: How much does a 20-lb bottle weigh? on 06-23-2016 at 04:32 AM
Yes, it's a trick question... Anybody here know what an empty aluminum 20-lb CO2 bottle should
weigh? I would like to have some early warning when it's getting close to empty.
Posted in thread: Homebrew competition help on 06-18-2016 at 03:11 AM
"The patrons will vote for their favorite. The beer with the most votes wins. My concerns
are:Will this turn into a popularity contest."Yes, of course - it was designed to be one from
the start. It's ...
Posted in thread: Revvy's Belgian Blonde (Leffe Clone) on 06-12-2016 at 01:31 AM
Are you using 3711 or equivalent? 17C is below the preferred temperature range for that yeast,
so it may be stressed, which can lead to funky flavors. Sometimes those will clear up if you
raise the te...
Posted in thread: Mangrove Jack's M27 in a Saison on 06-07-2016 at 11:28 PM
It's always given me dry, spicy beer. I'm with you on the banana-hating, and have never gotten
a hint of that with M27. I haven't tried it at high temps though - usually around 70-75F.
Brewed a cucumb...