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Posted in thread: Black Sheep Best Bitter on 05-26-2014 at 12:02 AM
I am looking for an all-grain recipe for the Black Sheep Best Bitter.I thought it was in Graham
Wheeler's book of British beer recipes, but I've lost my copy and the Amazon look-inside
doesn't show it...
Posted in thread: No boil extract for Strong Scottish Ale on 11-02-2013 at 02:11 PM
Yeah, that's pretty much what I read in one of my beer books. Of course, I want to be sure that
my numbers are within the ballpark for bitterness as I'd hate to get the beer into the keg then
Posted in thread: No boil extract for Strong Scottish Ale on 11-02-2013 at 01:50 PM
I am trying my hand at an extract based Strong Scotch Ale. I got some feedback in a previous
thread, but then realized that I cannot do a large enough boil volume.Somewhere, I read about
adding the ex...
Posted in thread: OK for a Strong Scotch Ale? on 10-31-2013 at 03:22 AM
I have the OG showing as 1.079 and a bitterness of 26.8 IBU's. I may drop the bitterness a
touch, but don't want it tasting too sweet.To ColoHox: we may be related, but only if you were
born and spent...
Posted in thread: OK for a Strong Scotch Ale? on 10-30-2013 at 03:25 AM
I am trying my hand at an extract based Strong Scotch Ale. How does this sound? It is scaled
for a 5.5 US gallon batch with a 90 minute boil. According to Beersmith, it falls within range
of a Strong ...
Posted in thread: making hop extract/tea on 08-02-2013 at 02:01 PM
I got a batch of English bitter going last weekend. Besides hops in the boil, the recipe called
for post-boil hops. I forgot to add these.My assumption (but could be wrong) is that post-boil
hops do n...
Posted in thread: Wyeast Ringwood on 06-07-2013 at 09:22 PM
After sampling Badger Ales Fursty Ferret a few days ago in the UK, my wife asked me to try to
brew something similar. I think I have correct enough ingredients to make a go of it.Rather
than using dry...
Posted in thread: temperature for secondary fermentation on 06-05-2013 at 01:15 PM
An update:I left the beer in the primary at whatever temp my basement was at. Came back from
the UK last Sunday and only looked at the beer on Monday.I sanitized my Corny and all that.
When I took the...
Posted in thread: temperature for secondary fermentation on 05-11-2013 at 03:10 AM
I have a Timmy Taylor's Best Bitter clone in primary fermentation. However next Saturday, I go
away on vacation for two weeks (sort of an emergency to visit family in the UK).I know that 8
days of pri...
Posted in thread: Foamy beer - weird cause discovered on 02-23-2013 at 09:45 PM
It took me a week or two, but I solved the problem of my foamy Theakston's BB clone.So, the
beer was/is really cloudy, but tastes OK. However, I was having serious issues with the about
of head. In fa...