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Posted in thread: Kona, Fire Rock Pale Ale (AG Clone) on 01-19-2014 at 01:21 PM
Not to hijack, I am sure BM has mire to say, but if memory serves I used us-05 on this with
great results...173260173260Mine is the darker one, but taste was spot on, slightly sweeter if
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-20-2013 at 03:21 AM
Never again. I had to do it to get a boil. Got a new burner now so hopefully that problem will
go away. Thanks for the confirmation and advice.Guess I made a corny blonde instead. /corny
jokeI have he...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-19-2013 at 02:36 PM
You should never have a lid on the kettle during the boil. Likely culprit.Very true. I made
that mistake in the beginning. Now it is always uncovered, until it hits the fermenter. I used
to cover whil...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Haus Pale Ale on 11-15-2013 at 02:49 AM
You probably shouldn't worry. But you might up your hops a little.This.It'll be a little
sweeter, darker, and more alcohol. But upping any grains to cut that sweetness will just add to
the alcohol and...
Posted in thread: Holly (Christmas Ale) on 11-14-2013 at 04:07 PM
:) So you'll have a new years eve brew!
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-09-2013 at 09:54 PM
Shouldn't matter. Just look at your alphas and adjust to make sure you are hitting your desired
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 11-08-2013 at 01:12 AM
Oh, and your yeast question. I brewed this with us 04 and it was great. Any medium floc ale
yeast should be fine. I have hear people use Nottingham, English, or even Irish ale yeast with
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 11-08-2013 at 01:05 AM
I have never used peppermint in a beer, nor to my knowledge had a pepperminted brew...could be
interesting. How were you planning to mint it? Yes the full pound of lactose will add more body
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-06-2013 at 04:11 PM
An increase of all the grains by 10%, should get you about 4.4%. This is assuming you are
hitting the same efficiency (70%) as the original. 15% increase would get 4.6%, but that math
is much harder t...
Posted in thread: Centennial Blonde (Simple 4% All Grain, 5 & 10 Gall) on 11-06-2013 at 01:10 AM
Madman, at lower temps (below 65) might not tell a difference. At what temp will you ferment? I
tend to use us-04 now, not Nottingham....