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Posted in thread: Adding Character to SMaSH ESB on 12-11-2014 at 08:45 AM
How would you know maris otter wouldn't be characterful enough unless you tried it first as a
straight smash with no roasting?I'd bet you'd be very pleasantly surprised.
Posted in thread: Taddy Porter bottle conditioned? on 12-10-2014 at 05:35 PM
Never seen that.Yorkshire Stingo is though.
Posted in thread: How Maris Otter was named on 11-26-2014 at 12:12 AM
And I used to work with someone called Maris Piper. Seriously.
Posted in thread: Safale 05 Virgin on 11-25-2014 at 12:03 PM
Well this time it is off like a shot!Good rocky head in 24 hours from pitching. Seems a proper
top fermenter which I was surprised by.I don't have any means to cold crash but since I intend
to bottle ...
Posted in thread: Safale 05 Virgin on 11-24-2014 at 04:34 PM
This old pair of chinos has seen its share of both stains and strains.But nope, never tried any
of the Chico variants. I was always brewing with the idea I wanted yeast frutiness so never
gave it a th...
Posted in thread: Safale 05 Virgin on 11-24-2014 at 10:19 AM
Would you believe am using Safale 05 for the first time ever?About 7 years and 100 batches or
so and I have somehow avoided it thinking it was just too much of a classic to be worth messing
Posted in thread: Smithwick's recipe from Brew Classic European Beers question on 03-12-2012 at 11:10 PM
Is that the Graham Wheeler book? I think I have that somewhere.He knows his stuff. Am sure
you'd get away with a 60min boil, but I think he researched these recipes properly, so I'd be
inclined to do ...
Posted in thread: Does the bittering hop variety matter much? on 03-12-2012 at 08:57 PM
I don't mean to get off subject here but i got a screaming deal on a pound of First Gold 8%
Hops. ( they were liek $5 bucks additional to my bulk grain order). I would like to use them as
Posted in thread: Kolsch bittering hops choice Magnum vs. Noble Type on 03-11-2012 at 05:39 PM
I wouldn't be worried about using lots of low AA noble types either. Made a top fermented then
kept cool to condition brew with loads of saaz to take advantage of the weather over the
winter. Tastes r...
Posted in thread: Wheat flakes on 06-25-2011 at 09:12 PM
Don't have to. Just put in mash with the crushed malt and stir well.