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  • Home-brewing couple. Blog at www.WouldBeBrewmaster.com
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  • Bought a kit with some birthday cash in August 2012. Have since added 2 primaries, 3 glass carboys, bottling bucket. Do the occasional AG with my cousin's pot and cooler setup.
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  • Posted in thread: Specialty malt for pale ale on 07-24-2015 at 04:48 AM
    You could also try an English base malt like Maris Otter.

  • Posted in thread: Bissell Brother's The Substance Clone on 07-13-2015 at 07:11 PM
    Do you have a link to the podcast?

  • Posted in thread: Bissell Brother's The Substance Clone on 07-11-2015 at 02:04 AM
    .They basically gave me everything. The recipe has changed over time. They stopped using flaked
    rye and added flaked oats. The hops almost certainly change based on availability. Noah Bissell
    said on ...

  • Posted in thread: Old school lagers on 06-29-2015 at 07:30 PM
    I wouldn't use any rice; it has no character and you might as well use sugar. I agree with
    everything else you said. I looked up my previous recipe and it was 85% pale ale malt (because
    I didn't have ...

  • Posted in thread: Old school lagers on 06-29-2015 at 05:50 PM
    Well, it just seemed like the beers then were darker gold & had more body & flavor than they do
    now. Seems like a lot more corn & rice are used now versus then, if they did. Can't get them to
    talk. Id...

  • Posted in thread: Cold Break Brewing Microbrew Series Giveaway - Open to All! on 06-25-2015 at 12:29 PM
    Boom! I'm in!!

  • Posted in thread: Faster Brew Day Tips for a New Dad on 06-06-2015 at 02:15 PM
    Extract is an option. BIAB also speeds up your brew day by eliminating the sparge step.

  • Posted in thread: Please help me troubleshoot my Brown Ale on 06-06-2015 at 12:30 AM
    Looking at the recipe a 60 and 45 minute hop addition was probably a bit much for a brown ale.
    Glad to see it mellowed with time. If you were going for more hop flavor and/or aroma you could
    try addin...

  • Posted in thread: Bissell Brother's The Substance Clone on 05-30-2015 at 02:35 PM
    The flaked rye was only 7% of the grist. At that level it didn't make the beer taste like a
    rye-PA by any means. Flaked rye isn't dark either, it's only around 2.0 SRM.I imagine the
    subbed it out for ...

  • Posted in thread: Brewers Sugar vrs table sugar on 05-16-2015 at 01:30 AM
    If you are only using a small amount of table sugar you will be fine. If want to use a pound of
    sugar to boost the ABV, I'd stick to dextrose or other sugars like honey, molasses, or even
    agave nectar...

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