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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
Posted in thread: BIAB Low Efficiency on 01-31-2012 at 10:55 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 06:07 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 05:35 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 06:56 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
Posted in thread: "Guilty" confessions of a beer enthusiast on 12-20-2011 at 06:00 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 05:14 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 07:22 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