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Posted in thread: question about my root beer extract and what to add on 08-28-2012 at 02:57 PM
Bayonet Mixer Nozzle, 5.3", 1/4" blunt tip, McMaster-Carr #74695A58. I use four of these, but
would likely get the same results using just two. When you purchase the nozzle, pop out the
little swirly ...
Posted in thread: question about my root beer extract and what to add on 08-19-2012 at 02:19 AM
Tried and true extract root beer recipe: 2-4oz extract (I prefer 1 x 4oz bag of Gnome), 7 cups
of white cane sugar, 3 cups of brown sugar, 1/2 teaspoon pure bourbon vanilla, 4oz
maltodextrin. Heat 1 g...
Posted in thread: light ale recipes on 04-07-2011 at 02:23 AM
This looks just like a recipe I received for a Burkhardt Mug Ale, originally produced by
Burkhardt's Brewing Co from Akron OH that operated until the 1930's or so. Here it is:Mug Ale8
oz 20 deg Crysta...
Posted in thread: Mug Ale Recipe Suggestions on 04-05-2011 at 03:21 PM
Mug Ale8 oz 20 deg Crystal malt(1) 3.3 lb can of briess pilsen syrup1 lb light dry malt1 lb
rice syrup solids4 hbu tettnang hops (45 min)1/2 oz tettnang (15 min)1/2 oz tettnang (2
min)Wyeast #10563-5 ...
Posted in thread: Rookie Lesson for the Rookies on 03-27-2011 at 02:55 AM
This afternoon I opened my very first bottle of my own home brew. It was awesome! I feel
compelled to post this message of reassurance for my fellow newbies. How many mistakes did I
make during this f...
Posted in thread: Irish moss on 03-23-2011 at 04:19 AM
I use 1 tsp with 10 min remaining of boil.
Posted in thread: Sanitizing with Sanidate 5.0 on 03-23-2011 at 02:38 AM
Several commercial breweries in my area are using Sanidate 5.0 as their preferred sanitizer for
equipment and bottles. So why not me?Further research...It's a no-rinse food grade all-surface
Posted in thread: Burkhardt's Recipe Search on 03-12-2011 at 03:06 AM
I'm hunting for any Burkhardt Brewing Co. (Akron , OH) original or clone recipes for -
Burkhardt's Select Beer, Special, XX Dark Special, Old German, and Old Scout Beers, as well as
Burkhardt's Mug Al...
Posted in thread: True Brew Kit - Brewing Water Level on 03-06-2011 at 08:55 PM
Thanks everyone for the feedback. This is an interesting topic to continue exploring. I ended
up using 1-1/2 gallons of water for the boil. Mixed in 1 can hopped amber malt extract, 2 lbs
light dried ...
Posted in thread: True Brew Kit - Brewing Water Level on 03-05-2011 at 03:49 PM
True Brew Kit - All Malt Amber AleInstructions call for just 1-1 1/2 gallons of water in the
brew pot. Seems very minimal compared to the 3-gallon level commonly practiced. It seems like
I'll be brewi...