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Posted in thread: Help me build my next recipe. on 01-10-2012 at 02:20 AM
You can make beer!!! (Just kidding, mostly!)A quick plug into BeerSmith software shows the DME
and Caramel 10 would have a potential Original Gravity (OG) of 1.061.If you like a hoppy-beer,
add 1oz at...
Posted in thread: Average Scottish Ale (60-, 70- 80- shilling-ish) on 05-20-2008 at 04:25 AM
Dry yeast is usually just as good as liquid, there's just not as many varieties, and to go back
to the OP you can't make a Scottish beer without Scottish yeast. It will be a good beer with 04
but it w...
Posted in thread: Average Scottish Ale (60-, 70- 80- shilling-ish) on 05-19-2008 at 05:06 AM
IMHO, I think it's worth the extra $0.10 per bottle to go with the liquid yeast and make a
better beer. Drying stresses the yeast cells and makes it more likely for them to produce some
off flavors du...
Posted in thread: Average Scottish Ale (60-, 70- 80- shilling-ish) on 05-18-2008 at 04:37 AM
From what I've read on the Scottish ales they recommend a clean yeast to allow the malt profile
to dominate. I've found S-04 to have a distinct English Ale flavor that I don't think fits the
Posted in thread: Average Scottish Ale (60-, 70- 80- shilling-ish) on 05-17-2008 at 03:36 AM
I've been wanting to make a scottish ale, so I looked around the recipe database, and even
download a homebrew podcast that talked about scottish ales.So this is the rough average of the
Posted in thread: Bulk hops- $20 per pound on 04-29-2008 at 12:50 AM
how do you split the rhizome without killing it? I just ordered a cascade and mt hood to plant
(a bit late i know)...My rhizome was shaped like a "V" so it was easy to cut, with a sharp,
Posted in thread: Bulk hops- $20 per pound on 04-28-2008 at 12:23 AM
any clue what kind they are? plus how do you know the flavor profile or AA%?For the
health-food-store hops? not a clue. I have heard of people growing decorative hops (why not
make beer, but oh well.)...
Posted in thread: Bulk hops- $20 per pound on 04-27-2008 at 03:50 PM
soapy beer! i have to agree with above. How good can they be if they are 20 bucks for a pound
during a hops shortage?Oh no, you wouldn't use them for beer. its like putting the dried
cranberries from ...
Posted in thread: Bulk hops- $20 per pound on 04-26-2008 at 10:27 PM
The company, Frontier, is the same company that sell bulk herbs and stuff like that at health
food stores, Whole Foods/Wild Oats, etc.In fact, I got my hop plant last year from a nursery
that sells he...
Posted in thread: # of bines on 04-20-2008 at 02:19 AM
I'm growing cascades here in Colorado. These are year-two vines.I dug them up and split the
rhizome into two plants. (The rhizome was shaped like a "V" so it was easy to split.)The main
plant has many...