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Posted in thread: Marzen/Oktoberfest Recipe..Please Critique? on 08-24-2011 at 10:29 PM
A pound of melanoidin seems like a lot to me. Another option might be some aromatic...perhaps
6-7 ounces. Otherwise ditto I think it looks great. In terms of hops, I would personally choose
Posted in thread: Oktoberfestish Ale on 07-31-2011 at 03:53 AM
You'll have more beer :)
Posted in thread: Oktoberfestish Ale on 07-31-2011 at 12:00 AM
Perle is great for bittering...but I have not a clue what it is as a flavor/aroma hop.
Intuition says it will be fairly close to a noble hop, but that could be wrong. If you have
Posted in thread: Oktoberfestish Ale on 07-30-2011 at 05:58 AM
If you don't want to use a lager yeast, go with US05 at 50F.
Posted in thread: Oktoberfestish Ale on 07-30-2011 at 12:58 AM
What temperature can you ferment at?
Posted in thread: Preppin' for the wknd brew....Sweet Potato Pumpkin Ale! on 07-29-2011 at 05:18 PM
I would cut the amount of cloves in half...they are stronger than most other spices. Leave the
vanilla extract out of the boil...you can add it at bottling day.
Posted in thread: Pumpkin beer hop back? on 07-06-2011 at 05:25 PM
Well after much deliberation...I came to conclusion it is pretty much worthless to use pumpkin
in a pumpkin beer. Aside from getting to say "I put pumpkin in this beer". But, everyone will
think its t...
Posted in thread: Irish Red With Oats - Color Issues/Help on 06-27-2011 at 07:36 PM
8.92 lb Pale Malt (2 Row) UK (3.5 SRM) Grain 89.2 % 0.59 lb Munich Malt - 10L (5.5 SRM) Grain
5.9 % 0.30 lb Caramel/Crystal Malt - 60L (60.0 SRM) Grain 3.0 % 0.19 lb Roasted Barley (300.0
SRM) Grain 1...
Posted in thread: Need a guaranteed successful hoppy recipe on 06-27-2011 at 01:33 AM
Metallic? Are you using anything aluminum by some chance. Yes, aluminum is ok to use...but it
can lend some metallic flavors if not prepared properly. Hops don't give metallic
flavors...well I guess i...
Posted in thread: Irish Red With Oats - Color Issues/Help on 06-27-2011 at 01:14 AM
I mean has a clean profile...doesn't produce esters. Almost along the lines of a lager.I
couldn't make an Irish red without a little roasted barley...2 ounces in a five gallon batch
definitely adds a ...