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Posted in thread: American maibock--anyone tried it? on 02-07-2016 at 03:29 AM
Guess it didn't turn out so well? No update/results. :)Sorry, I haven't been back to this fine
website for quite some time. And I'm not really sure why. I offer penance.In fact, my American
Posted in thread: Mashing with cooked grits--effect on strike water volume? on 02-07-2016 at 03:12 AM
When calculating strike water, how should I account for the water used to cook grits in advance
of the mash?Grits take a lot of water to cook, then thicken and solidify almost like jello, so
Posted in thread: Peroni Clone on 02-05-2016 at 02:25 AM
Okay, time to try this sucker again! Going to cook the grits first this time, cut the boil time
in half, and change the hop schedule. Adjusted recipe: Percloni rev 01OG 1.051FG 1.012
(est)5.1% ABV22 I...
Posted in thread: Peroni Clone on 03-17-2015 at 03:22 AM
Welp, tried the recipe above; missed by quite a margin.I don't think the grits converted fully,
even though I mashed a long time--missed my efficiency target and had to make less beer. Could
Posted in thread: Hefeweizen yeast recommendation for dampfbier--something with light phenolic flavor? on 10-27-2014 at 12:22 AM
I worked up a dampfbier recipe because I enjoy this one. Used WLP351, Bavarian Hefeweizen
yeast, and it came out way phenolic (fermented at 65 degrees). Traditionally, dampfbier is
barley ale brewed w...
Posted in thread: Help with Hop Schedule - Peroni Clone on 10-18-2014 at 04:40 PM
I'm working up a clone recipe for the only beer my wife enjoys. I usually brew recipes with
only bittering hops, so I'm not familiar with the times and quantities for flavor and aroma
hops. Can someon...
Posted in thread: Peroni Clone on 10-11-2014 at 10:20 PM
Peroni is the only beer my wife seems to enjoy, so I'm taking a crack at a clone recipe.
Comments & suggestions welcome, especially on the hop schedule (I usually make malty styles
with only bittering...
Posted in thread: American maibock--anyone tried it? on 10-11-2014 at 09:26 PM
Got it bubbling away in primary. Not sure about results, but here's the recipe so far (will
update when finished):Just Frühling AroundAmerican MaibockBy weight:[*]American 6-row
30%[*]German pilsner 3...
Posted in thread: American maibock--anyone tried it? on 10-05-2014 at 09:18 PM
I love classic German styles and am trying to convert my American Light Lager-loving-friends
over to the rich maltiness. Got a wild hair and came up with an American/German hybrid maibock
Posted in thread: Peroni Clone on 07-19-2014 at 05:46 PM
For what it's worth, I found the following on the Peroni website:Peroni Nastro Azzurro is 5.1%
in alcohol by volume. INGREDIENTIWater: The water used is tasted by the master brewer daily to