Last Activity:04-30-2007 10:45 AM
Posted in thread: My ESB on 03-03-2007 at 01:18 PM
I did this simple ESB a few months ago and it didnt exactly turn out like I intended, but good
enough to share. 7 Lbs LME (pale) 1/2 lb 60 l Crystal 1/2 lb Carared 1/2 oz EKG 60 min 1/2 oz
EKG 30 min ...
Posted in thread: Looking for Oatmeal stout recepie. on 01-11-2007 at 02:31 PM
A partial mash should work well with a recipe like one of these posted right? Hmm.. does anyone
use good old fashioned rolled oats like Quaker's or something? Just curious. Palmers book
mentions that ...
Posted in thread: Looking for Oatmeal stout recepie. on 01-11-2007 at 01:42 PM
Thanks for the replies, I think I may try a Shakespeare clone even though it only calls for 1/2
lb of flaked oats. Im kind of suprised at how little flavor grains are in that Samuel Smith
clone.. The ...
Posted in thread: Looking for Oatmeal stout recepie. on 01-10-2007 at 05:16 PM
A Sam Smith clone would be nice, or ??.. Something simple perhaps as Im still cutting my teeth
at this. 5 Gals, Extract specialty grains.. Has anyone done the Run Mill version in palmers
book? How is ...
Posted in thread: Caramel cream ale? on 01-10-2007 at 04:57 PM
I used local store-brand Real Vanilla Extract the first time, and the second time I used Real
Bourbon Vanilla Extract from Costco. Both came out good.Don't use imitation. It'll leave a
funny taste in ...
Posted in thread: why you brew? on 12-09-2006 at 04:38 PM
Same reason I make my own ammunition, Thats funny, I was going to use the same comparison but
with a slightly different outcome. I reload to get custom taylored ammo to suit my desire. To
heii with w...
Posted in thread: Malt preference poll on 12-08-2006 at 05:53 AM
I have never had a desire to do extract. It’s expensive and a bit of a cop out. . I am
just the opposite. I am presently enjoying one of my first home brews as I type, it is a porter
with a nice...
Posted in thread: issues with your brew? It may be your extract. on 12-06-2006 at 03:06 PM
As for FAN, just get some WYeast nutrient. It's great stuff. Yup! Thats what I ordered. Im
going to begin adding it to every batch whether it needs it or not..
Posted in thread: Areation, before or after you pitch?? on 12-02-2006 at 08:45 PM
I went and watched my friend brew yesterday and he areated "after" he pitched the yeast. Im a
newbie whos been refering to Palmers book and other various sources for my info and in the book
it seems t...
Posted in thread: issues with your brew? It may be your extract. on 11-29-2006 at 07:14 AM
Dont get me wrong, I am a fan of simplicity and that means extract. Just trying to heighten
awarness among fellow brewers. I realized that it was an old writ after I'd posted, but Id
still like to see...