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  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale Recipe Critique on 03-23-2012 at 06:59 PM
    Oops, since the sugar is a boil addition it must have put it below the first wort hops. I only
    added half a pound of light brown sugar, which is 4% of the sugars. I also brought the hops
    down a bit to...

  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale Recipe Critique on 03-22-2012 at 05:06 AM
    Amt Name Type # %/IBU 8 lbs 8.0 oz Pale Malt, Maris Otter (3.0 SRM) Grain 1 65.4 % 1 lbs
    Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 2 7.7 % 1 lbs Melanoiden Malt (20.0 SRM) Grain 3
    7.7 % 8.0 oz Caraa...

  • Posted in thread: Brown Ale Recipe Critique on 03-22-2012 at 12:30 AM
    I'm calling this one Bitch Brown, it's a cross between the grain bill of Grand Teton's Bitch
    Creek ESB with the hop schedule of Janet's Brown from Brewing Classic Styles. I was hoping for
    something wi...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB Low Efficiency on 01-31-2012 at 11:55 PM
    I hate to bump a zombie thread, but at least it's one that I created. Sorry for the late
    response, but I haven't had much free time to devote to brewing :(Anyway, regarding my process:
    I usually mash ...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB Low Efficiency on 01-03-2012 at 07:07 AM
    Everything I've read about BIAB says they get higher than usual efficiency, that's why my
    problem is concerning me.I was assuming the crush could be the issue, I've requested a fine
    crush on all of my...

  • Posted in thread: BIAB Low Efficiency on 01-03-2012 at 06:35 AM
    Today I brewed my 8th BIAB batch and with each one I've been suffering from low efficiency.
    Today's recipe was a Belgian Quad from AHS, which was a 15.5# grain bill. My volumes were fine
    according to ...

  • Posted in thread: Do your wives get mad? on 12-23-2011 at 07:56 PM
    My wife only gets mad with the amount of space all my gear takes up. There's also the fact that
    most of my personal stuff is spread out across my desk and the floor, but my brewing equipment
    is meticu...

  • Posted in thread: "Guilty" confessions of a beer enthusiast on 12-20-2011 at 07:00 PM
    My favorite swill is Steel Reserve. It tastes awful but it brings me back to my high school
    days where it was all about bang for your buck.Did I say high school? I meant the days shortly
    after I turne...

  • Posted in thread: I can't be the only one... on 11-15-2011 at 06:14 PM
    I personally make tasting notes and my own silly online reviews simply to improve my palate and
    make myself more aware of what I'm tasting so that I can enjoy what I'm drinking even more.
    That said, I...

  • Posted in thread: New Homebrewing Blog on 11-10-2011 at 08:22 PM
    The link is borked, it should be like this.Aside from that, I like your layout and I'll be sure
    to subscribe :)I've been doing the same thing recently, it's a good exercise with keeping your
    thoughts ...

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