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  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 08:17 PM
    If you want a light color and higher abv I would forget the carapils and crystal. Use 2 row or
    pale ale malt, and mash lowish.By mashing low you mean high 140,s?

  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 07:46 PM
    I see now that I was having some user error on the calculator I was using. I appreciate all
    your guys help.

  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 05:49 PM
    That's still waaay too much Carapils. A little goes a long way. 1/4 lb max for a 5 gallon
    batch.The carapils is actually what I was concerned with when I first posted but everyone
    seemed more concerne...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 05:46 PM
    That's still waaay too much Carapils. A little goes a long way. 1/4 lb max for a 5 gallon
    batch.That's what I was worried about when I first posted but everyone seemed more concerned
    with the crystal....

  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 05:17 PM
    Ok. After your advice and playing with the calculator, I think I'm gonna go with 9lb 2 row1lb
    carapilsAnd adding .5oz Galaxy at flame outAlso debating between the west coast yeast and
    Safale 04

  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 04:22 PM
    Thanks for all the quick replies! I'll try to mess with it a bit and drop the crystal. The
    original recipe I based it off of was 7.5 lb 2 row and 1.5 lb crystal. The abv was too low for
    me so I upped ...

  • Posted in thread: Recipe advice on 04-29-2016 at 02:50 PM
    I don't have much experience developing my own recipes. Im aiming for a golden ale but this
    seems like it might end up a bit dark. I want to keep the abv at about 5-5.5. Any advice is
    welcome8lb- 2 ro...

  • Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 02-27-2015 at 03:18 AM
    Followed my normal procedures. Pouring the wort back and forth between kettle and bucket
    several times and through a strainer. Pitched the entire packet of yeast, like I always do. The
    only thing I ca...

  • Posted in thread: Raging Red Irish Red Ale on 02-27-2015 at 12:53 AM
    Made this just over 2 weeks ago. My OG was 1.056, a little lower than expected and as of today
    I am reading 1.019...a little higher than expected. I used crystal 150 instead of cararoma and
    carapils i...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB efficiency on 08-05-2014 at 04:40 PM
    I typically get in the mid to high 70's. If I actually sparge and mash out it get into the mid
    80's

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