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Posted in thread: Summer beer/cream ale ideas on 04-08-2014 at 05:31 AM
I use a pound of flaked barley in my cream ale, still dry and refreshing but has a fluffy white
head. Just avoid the late hops in my recipe. I like the citrus aroma in my summer beer...
Posted in thread: New at water adjustment on 03-11-2014 at 11:07 AM
Good point about chloramine and such. Most r/o systems include charcoal filtration but you
should ask to be sure.
Posted in thread: Slow bottle conditioning? on 03-11-2014 at 07:43 AM
You can invert the bottles to suspend any remaining yeast and place them in a warmer spot. Wait
a couple of more weeks. This might work. I have dissolved a inexpensive pack of dry yeast in
Posted in thread: New at water adjustment on 03-11-2014 at 07:35 AM
R/O water may have a minimal amount minerals remaining but when I test it with an Total
Dissolved Solids electronic tester I get zero or nearly zero so I have been using zero and 100%
as you described...
Posted in thread: First beer on 12-27-2013 at 07:58 AM
Using a hydrometer to measure gravities helps to know where it started and where it finished.
Posted in thread: Golden American Ale on 12-24-2013 at 06:51 PM
Ingredients:6 lbs Pilsner Malt1 lbs 20 L Crystal Malt1 lbs Flaked Corn1 tsp Irish Moss 15 min
boil0.5 oz Cascade pellets 60 min boil0.5 oz Cascade pellets 30 min boil0.5 oz Hallertau
pellets 15 min bo...
Posted in thread: Vienna Light Session Ale on 12-24-2013 at 06:35 PM
Ingredients:4 lbs Vienna Malt1 lbs Flaked Corn1 lbs Flaked Barley (fluffy white head)1 tsp
Irish Moss for 15 min boil1 oz of Cluster Pellets 40 minutes of boil1 oz of Willamette pellets
Posted in thread: Summer Citra Cerveza on 12-24-2013 at 06:24 PM
Ingredients:5 lbs 2 Row3 lbs Flaked Corn1 lbs Flaked Barley (fluffy white head)Mash at 149f for
60 minutes, 68% efficiency1 tsp Irish Moss 15 min of boil0.5 oz Cascade pellets 60 min of
boil0.5 oz Cen...
Posted in thread: Homebrewer's Christmas Tree! on 12-24-2013 at 05:52 PM
Merry Christmas Homebrewers...
Posted in thread: Michigan beers on 12-12-2013 at 09:43 AM
Sorry for your loss. Great Lakes is brewed in Ohio. Celis White is no longer brewed in
Michigan. I think nationally Bell's, Founder's, Short's, or Jolly Pumpkin may be your best