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Posted in thread: Thoughts on Fireside Sipper Wheat Porter on 09-15-2016 at 01:11 AM
Look into designing great beers. That's where I learned my baiscs. Great read.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Fireside Sipper Wheat Porter on 09-14-2016 at 12:14 PM
Also, don't know how i missed this, really no need for flaked oats and flaked barley. Pick one
and run with it. There are differences which I quick google search will explain. I have used
both in reci...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Fireside Sipper Wheat Porter on 09-14-2016 at 12:12 PM
So...maybe replace the black patent with the roasted barley? I could do that, drop it to 1oz,
and still easily be within the proper ABV...changes it very little. And 1oz is only 3%. I'll
look at uppin...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Fireside Sipper Wheat Porter on 09-14-2016 at 12:19 AM
I'm trying not to buy more LME than I need, because I don't want any to go to waste. I'll be
getting 1lb for this brew, and 1lb for a second brew. I'll think about just buying 3lbs, and
put 1-1/2 in e...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Fireside Sipper Wheat Porter on 09-14-2016 at 12:18 AM
I was wondering about that. I was thinking, too, my straight sugar was too large of a
percentage of my fermentables. I could up my dark munich to 4, my chocolate to 6, and my black
patent to 3. Then d...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on Fireside Sipper Wheat Porter on 09-13-2016 at 12:52 PM
only a guess..but with 8 oz of sugars in a 1 gallon batch (what i think are almost 100%
fermentable) your beer may come out extremely dry.
Posted in thread: First time kegging -- need instant gratification on 09-03-2016 at 03:10 PM
I have used the shake and crank method before with mixed results. If the beer is cold, yes
crank it to 30 and do some rolling until you hear the CO2 stop going in. Then let settle for at
least a few h...
Posted in thread: Avantco IC3500 (or similar induction burner) on 08-24-2016 at 04:23 PM
for what its worth, I have heard these have a finite lifespan. For the cost, I think it may be
better to buy new. On the flipside, I have the 1800 one and its going strong for 2 years now.
Posted in thread: Induction Brewing w/ Spike Kettle on 08-22-2016 at 10:51 PM
offtopic for IslandLizard...if you ever need one, the restaurant store on kane street in
baltimore usually stocks them.
Posted in thread: Need some input on first Red Ale recipe on 08-17-2016 at 08:10 PM
you can try some carared to get some color.Definitely based on your yeast and hop selection you
should get spiciness and drynessI don't think the grist will yield that much sweetness, but
that's only ...