Last Activity:11-10-2012 9:49 PM
Posted in thread: Light beer on 02-26-2012 at 05:25 AM
Anybody got a good "light beer" recipe. How well does rice work?
Posted in thread: To filter hops (after boil) or dump them right in the bucket? on 02-26-2012 at 04:51 AM
Use hops sacks
Posted in thread: how do i know what kinda beer im making? on 02-04-2012 at 05:43 AM
Yea 10 lbs of pale grain and 3 lbs dme. I plan on using around 4-5 oz of 9-10% alpha hops. The
only reason I'm using the dme is to add sugar content for a higher abv% because I havnt had
luck with the...
Posted in thread: first timer on 02-04-2012 at 02:23 AM
Thanks forthe help. Yea....I'm not a "less is better" type person. I like complex recipes, but
coulda toned it down a little. How about the acid blend, is that just preferance or does it
Posted in thread: how do i know what kinda beer im making? on 02-04-2012 at 02:17 AM
How do I know what kinda beer I'm making if I'm just winging it. I just went out and bought 10
lbs of pale malt grain and 3 lbs of dried dark malt. What type or style would this be called.
I'm goin fo...
Posted in thread: first timer on 02-02-2012 at 06:22 AM
Yea I'm pretty excited about it. Does the mead really need to age for a year? And do you know
when I should add the campden tablets? Or if I even need to? I was wondering if it was gonna
taste of tequ...
Posted in thread: Low ABV % on 02-02-2012 at 01:42 AM
Yea, 5 gallon batch
Posted in thread: Low ABV % on 02-02-2012 at 01:41 AM
Thanks a lot. How about the duration of the mash? Is 1 hour enough at 158*F?
Posted in thread: first timer on 02-02-2012 at 01:39 AM
I'm making a gallon of what I would like to call mead but honestly is far from traditional. I
used 1.5 lbs of clover honey and 1.5 lbs of.....wait for it.....Agave! Yea I seen it in the
bulk area isle...
Posted in thread: Low ABV % on 02-02-2012 at 01:00 AM
Actually it was mashing and its a wheat beer and I used a german ale yeast. I used 10 lbs of
wheat grain and 3.3 lbs of wheat extract. Mashed it with 1 qt per lb of grain for 1 hour.
Boiled wort for 1...