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Posted in thread: Extract - Brass Castle Bad Kitty Vanilla Porter Clone on 11-16-2015 at 11:00 PM
I just bought pure vanilla extract as I couldn't find a consistent amount of vodka soaked beans
to use for a 5 gallon batch.
Posted in thread: Extract - Brass Castle Bad Kitty Vanilla Porter Clone on 11-16-2015 at 04:56 PM
Yeah, I didn't want to get into a partial mash situation with it so in my second and third
revisions I've left it out. This above recipe, I've just had my first sample bottle and it
tastes and feels h...
Posted in thread: DME vs LME. on 11-08-2015 at 03:11 PM
Defaulco'sUnfortunately Ottawa's a little far to drive for me to save on LME :D
Posted in thread: DME vs LME. on 11-06-2015 at 04:26 PM
Another Ontario homebrewer here. The places I buy from tend to sell LME and DME for $14-15
which nets you a 3.3 lb can of LME or 3 lbs of DME. Where are you buying from?
Posted in thread: Extract - Brass Castle Bad Kitty Vanilla Porter Clone on 10-28-2015 at 08:38 PM
For the history, see this thread: I'm currently fermenting my third batch of it and everyone
who's brewed it seems to like it, I figured I'd drop the recipe here. My latest revision of the
recipe is ...
Posted in thread: First attempt, want to make a maple cream ale on 10-26-2015 at 02:46 PM
For converting grains to extract:Multiply the grain bill by .75 to get an equivalent poundage
of LME or by .6 for DME.You'll still want some specialty grains, likely. This chart shows which
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen Recipe for a noob - HELP on 08-10-2015 at 01:56 PM
I used Wyeast 3068 and got pretty much exactly what I was looking for, banana and
clove…Seconding this. I've used WLP300, same yeast, and made some great Hefes. Last couple of
years though I've been d...
Posted in thread: Need Crystal Malt for head retention w/ Extract? on 08-02-2015 at 12:57 AM
I've never had a head retention problem yet, but I've very seldom made an extract only batch,
most have had steeping grains so I wasn't sure what the deal would be for a batch without some
Posted in thread: Need Crystal Malt for head retention w/ Extract? on 07-28-2015 at 01:58 PM
I wasn't sure myself so I did some digging and this article: to indicate that the
head-retaining properties are lost during the processing of Malt Extract. Sounds like Carapils
will work well for hea...
Posted in thread: HomeBrewSupply Amcyl Brew Kettle w/ 3-Piece Ball Valve Giveaway! on 07-28-2015 at 01:43 PM
I also are ins.