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  • Posted in thread: Bert Grant's Perfect Porter Clone on 11-22-2010 at 11:47 PM
    One 5.5gal batch of this I did with 1oz was waay too smokey...finally starting to mellow a
    little after almost a year now. 1/2 oz was the sweet spot for me - that batch is already gone.
    ;)Could be I h...

  • Posted in thread: Bert Grant's Perfect Porter Clone on 11-22-2010 at 11:35 PM
    Use 1oz (or less!) of the peated malt unless you want a Rauchbier. Seriously. 0_oEven in a ten
    gallon batch, 5+ oz is insane...at least if you're trying to match Grants beer.

  • Posted in thread: Bastet Brown Ale on 07-16-2010 at 09:04 PM
    I now have moved to a partial mash Brown Ale that uses brown malt instead of molasses: like it
    a lot better. :)

  • Posted in thread: Got some Willamette - brewing a Scotch Ale and a Bitter on 06-08-2010 at 08:08 PM
    I've brewed the Scottish ale a few times now. It works best if you remove the peated malt
    completely!(Unfortunately, I can't edit the OP at this point - but I've learned by tests and
    experience since ...

  • Posted in thread: Bert Grant's Perfect Porter Clone on 11-25-2009 at 02:35 AM
    Let me know how that tastes, Humann.I still haven't done mine yet...I've had a few other things
    in the pipeline to use up the ingredients I've got on hand.Here's my current thinking for my
    mini-mash v...

  • Posted in thread: Bert Grant's Perfect Porter Clone on 10-12-2009 at 11:52 PM
    carbon111, I may have been a tad hasty in giving my tasting notes on such a young beer before.
    Now that this beer is 7 weeks old the flavor is getting very nice and think the peat malt was
    the right a...

  • Posted in thread: Bert Grant's Perfect Porter Clone on 09-25-2009 at 04:30 PM
    I will be brewing a second version of this soon too, should be pretty darn close this time.I'm
    looking forward to comparing notes! :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Glass blown equipment your thoughts on 09-24-2009 at 12:58 AM
    carbon111Can i see some pics?Haven't got one handy but I can say it's about the size of a
    hydrometer. :(

  • Posted in thread: Glass blown equipment your thoughts on 09-22-2009 at 05:17 PM
    Thief. I hate my plastic one.+1A glass wine thief would be great. I ordered one a while back
    but it turned out to be really freaking tiny.

  • Posted in thread: Two packs Wyeast instead of starter? on 09-22-2009 at 04:57 PM
    ...it's a whole lot more work than doing nothing.Not by much.

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Best Regards, James -- My beer blog: http://brewdujour.blogspot.com My website: http://www.carbon111.com Fermenting: Carbon's Grizzly Bear, Young's Special London Ale (clone) Bottled/Conditioning:Siberian Raven Winter Ale, Cherry Tree Porter, Victoria's Dirty Secret Drinking: Montgomery Scottish Ale, Thames American Bitter, Crow's Beak Old Ale, Bastet Brown, Carbon's Cascade Ale, Red Silo Honey IPA
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