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Posted in thread: Help with water report... on 03-28-2009 at 03:57 AM
I tracked down my local water report and got some interesting numbers:ph- 9.5total alkalinity-
45total-hardness- 80calcium- 28magnesium- 2.5sodium- 16.7sulfates- 23free ci2- 1.04It looks
like my water...
Posted in thread: Zest of lemon. when to add?? on 03-07-2009 at 05:46 PM
I have added lemon zest a few times, and it depends on how much flavor you want. Adding it at
flameout will give hints of it in the finished beer, and in the secondary will really give a
Posted in thread: Anyone Ever Brewed Jamilís Sweet Stout Recipe? on 03-05-2009 at 01:08 AM
This recipe turned out very well. I did it all-grain, and it is very balanced. The black patent
doesn't overwhelm the beer with the amount of lactose that is added. I will defenitley brew
this one aga...
Posted in thread: First All grain Brew day today on 02-22-2009 at 02:28 PM
Make sure you pre-warm your mash tun, or add your water to the tun (prior to adding grain) that
is 5-8 degrees higher than your strike temp, then add your grain when the water gets to your
Posted in thread: Sweet stout black/dark malts questions.... on 02-14-2009 at 07:07 PM
In the podcast, Jamil describes it like drinking a sweetened expresso and that is very
similiar. It is full-bodied, very rich and roasty. The sweetness is there, but faint. I think
you would be good w...
Posted in thread: Sweet stout black/dark malts questions.... on 02-14-2009 at 02:40 PM
I just opened my first bottle of Jamil's Sweet Stout after 3 weeks in the bottle, based on the
podcast, i don't have the book yet. I too posted a question about the amount of black patent,
and had alo...
Posted in thread: First AG recipe critique.. on 02-01-2009 at 04:28 PM
Update! After only 10 days in the bottle, i couldn't wait and cracked one open. WOW! It does
have a slight burnt taste, but nothing like what everyone was thinking. I really think the full
pound of la...
Posted in thread: Dry Hop Suggestion... on 01-29-2009 at 12:28 AM
I am making a knock off of EdWorts Haus Ale and would like to dry hop just a small amount
(maybe 1/4 ounce). Obviously I am looking for more of a hoppy version of Ed's recipe, not a
clone. I have the ...
Posted in thread: Citrus Wheat on 01-20-2009 at 12:52 AM
I think the fermentation will bubble away some of the aroma and flavor of the citrus, that is
why most add it to the secondary. I bet it will be good though, if it is too bitter, just let
it sit in th...
Posted in thread: uses for whitbread ale yeast.. on 01-16-2009 at 08:42 PM
I just brewed Jamil's Sweet Stout and it called for wyeast whitbread ale yeast. I washed some
of it and was wondering if anyone has used this for any other styles?