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Posted in thread: All Rice Recipe on 06-21-2010 at 10:58 PM
ok. i've never heard of black rice. can you tell me a little about it. i'd like to add some
gluten free adjuncts to a future brew, but i need to do quite a bit more research about all my
Posted in thread: No DME, what to make starter with? on 06-18-2010 at 01:49 AM
But, if you do your starter with cane sugar from the trub of a previous brew that you started
with cane sugar, you are going to change the yeast a little each time. Do it enough and the
yeast will ch...
Posted in thread: No DME, what to make starter with? on 06-18-2010 at 01:46 AM
I'd highly recommend against that. You would be breeding your yeast to digest table sugar and
they won't be able to make the enzymes required to break down maltose as well. So, you'd be
pitching a wea...
Posted in thread: Anyone made a spruce beer? How does this recipe look? on 06-18-2010 at 01:33 AM
You're going to get beer, that's for sure.
Posted in thread: Attenuation, Aging and Recipe Design on 06-18-2010 at 01:27 AM
I was curious what you guys thing about the balance between aging a beer and the actual design
of a recipe. I brewed a beer out of Charlie Papazian's book called called Deep Sleep Stout, or
Posted in thread: All Rice Recipe on 06-18-2010 at 01:15 AM
That is a very interesting observation, thanks for the photos. Once I get a chance to brew
again, I'll try to follow up on this. Just a heads up though. Just because the grain is darker
doesn't mean t...
Posted in thread: All Rice Recipe on 06-12-2010 at 01:30 PM
If you aren't using any specialty grains you will need to roast some of your rice for color.
When I used wild rice in my "stout" I found that not roasting the rice resulted in very little
color being ...
Posted in thread: All Rice Recipe on 06-08-2010 at 11:24 AM
Good call on malting it. I'll give it a shot and see how it turns out.
Posted in thread: All Rice Recipe on 06-07-2010 at 11:26 AM
You need diastatic power to convert the rice starches to sugar, I don't believe rice has any
diastatic power on it's own. right. You can purchase Amylase enzyme which will start breaking
down the st...
Posted in thread: Help with my Ginger Beer (non-alcoholic)??? on 06-06-2010 at 10:24 PM
Simply because many soda makers don't have a supply of co2 around. For keggers, yes, it's much
simpler to force carb. But for the majority of soda makers who don't have a regulator, a co2
tank, etc, t...