Last Activity:10-07-2015 2:11 AM
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Posted in thread: Water profile help on 10-07-2015 at 05:43 PM
That's a health/safety report and does not have the information you need for brewing.
Posted in thread: Galvanized metal parts for mash tun inner construction on 10-05-2015 at 02:42 PM
Absolutely get rid of those rusty galvanized pats ASAP. The rust is less harmful to you than to
your beer but there is a list of reasons you do not want it. Beyond the rust is the zinc. Those
Posted in thread: Traditional German vs. Modern German Dunkel Recipes on 09-29-2015 at 10:20 PM
Here's mine. There is a portion of Pils malt (20%) and a touch of Carafa for color adjustment.
The Munich malt is Weyermann IIMunich Dunkel10 Gallons13.5 lbs Munich malt3.5 lbs Pilsner
malt.375 lb Car...
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-25-2015 at 10:04 PM
Thanks Big Ed for the reply. That definitely helps clarify the process for me. I'm looking for
that maltiness that is so prevalent in German lagers but have not been ready for the decoction
Posted in thread: Vienna Lager Too Sweet early on anyways on 09-24-2015 at 10:42 PM
Way, way too much crystal IMO. My take on Vienna is 97% Vienna malt and 3% CaraFoam. Your
recipe is @ 15% crystal, enough to takeover the beer.
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-24-2015 at 10:33 PM
Big Ed, what kind of results can one expect from this schedule? Would this yield a result
closer to a Munich-style Helles?I just think it makes more sense. There's plenty out there who
will argue agai...
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-24-2015 at 02:07 AM
Skip the 122F. Try 128F/148f/168F.
Posted in thread: On forum etiquette and "Likes." on 09-18-2015 at 10:12 PM
I'd rather have a simple thank you. My psyche can take not getting a like.
Posted in thread: Full Mash Decoction on 09-16-2015 at 12:37 AM
Anyone ever done it??If they have it was probably only once. That's not what a decoction is.
What is the point or reasoning behind doing that?
Posted in thread: Steeping specialty grains on 09-15-2015 at 02:01 AM
My suggestion is to use only as much water as necessary to steep. While not as critical as
doing a mash for all grain, large volumes of water for steeping may leech out tannin and other