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Posted in thread: Simple Blonde Ale (Extract) on 01-20-2014 at 01:52 PM
Ingredients======================================0.50 lb CaraPils (steeped)0.50 lb Crystal 10L
(steeped)6.00 lb Extra Light Dry Malt ExtractHops======================================0.75 oz
Posted in thread: Light Pale Ale Recipe- feedback appreciated on 01-17-2014 at 04:09 PM
Hi all, I'd like to brew a very light pale ale similar to Magic Hat Single Chair. Just a very
light, balanced, easy drinking beer. I found a clone ale recipe online and I tried to match the
stats as b...
Posted in thread: Beer color on 12-13-2013 at 03:01 PM
Also, I believe the more water you can boil on your stovetop, the lighter your beer color will
be. I can't say from experience since I usually only boil 2 gallons but if you can use more in
the boil t...
Posted in thread: Beer color on 12-13-2013 at 02:52 PM
I agree with the others. I mainly use DME and I found that if you add around 1 lb of it at the
start of the boil and add the rest at flameout, it can help keep things lighter.
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Christmas Ale? on 12-12-2013 at 03:19 PM
Looks like a nice little Christmasy brew. However, next time with the honey I would say to add
it to secondary and give yourself a little more aging time before the holidays maybe? ;)Yeah,
it took me ...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Christmas Ale? on 12-12-2013 at 02:54 PM
sounds good, wondering if you mixed it thoroughly since you came up so far off on the gravity?
Why exactly are you doing a secondary?I probably didn't mix enough, agreed. The wort went into
a 3 gallon...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Christmas Ale? on 12-11-2013 at 08:23 PM
UPDATE: I brewed this bad boy on Sunday. I got a lot of color from the specialty grains, and
tried a little mini mash on the stovetop. The OG was way higher than expected-- roughly 1.080!
That seems w...
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Christmas Ale? on 12-06-2013 at 07:12 PM
I should clarify and say that I wanted to be able to enjoy this over the winter. I wanted to
brew it in time for Christmas but I took too long coming up with the recipe. I just want it to
Posted in thread: Thoughts on this Christmas Ale? on 12-05-2013 at 04:35 PM
Hi all, I'd like to brew something a little different for this winter. My girlfriend doesn't
like really dark beers so I wanted to make something for the winter that isn't too boozy or
heavy. I'm usin...
Posted in thread: New meadery opening on 10-21-2013 at 09:45 PM