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Posted in thread: Home Pasteurizing (no, really) on 06-17-2009 at 04:24 PM
I read about someone pasteurizing beer before. They heated the bottles in water to 60c for 20
minutes. That temp may be a bit high. I would do more research on that. But it is VERY
important to not le...
Posted in thread: Results of my first in-bottle pasteurization experiment! on 06-15-2009 at 05:10 PM
I've read about this being done in Brazil. One thing they stressed is to put some sort of
"riser" under the bottles. It is very important to keep the bottom of the bottles from touching
the pot. This ...
Posted in thread: Results of my first in-bottle pasteurization experiment! on 06-15-2009 at 05:07 PM
Just a thought. I read about this being done in Brazil. They stressed in putting some type of
"riser" in the heating pot so the BOTTLES DO NOT TOUCH THE BOTTOM OF THE POT. This may be some
of your pro...
Posted in thread: Brazilian "Malzbier" recipe to homebrew on 04-02-2009 at 05:41 PM
Here is the recipe I came up with. I am interested in comments and suggestions.Brazilian
Malzbier.5kg Carafa 2.5kg Flaked Oats.6kg Viena MaltRice hulls to keep things from getting all
Posted in thread: Prime with other types of sugar! on 03-05-2009 at 08:27 PM
What about Karo syrup?I have a recipe (Malzbier from Brazil) that calls for 304gr or 10.723oz
of Karo syrup to prime 5 gallons. This beer is VERY sweet! (It is for my wife.... OK.) Am I in
Posted in thread: Brazilian "Malzbier" recipe to homebrew on 03-04-2009 at 07:54 PM
Thanks again (obrigado), iasquith.I went ahead with the recipe you were kind enough to give me
earlier. It is happily in the primary fermenter. The OG turned out to be 1.055 so I think I am
OK so far....
Posted in thread: Brazilian "Malzbier" recipe to homebrew on 02-23-2009 at 06:41 PM
I have just about finished the recipe. I have one question for anyone..... The original recipe
calls for 8 grams of Karo per 500ml of beer to carbonate and add the sweet flavor to the beer.
For 5 gal ...
Posted in thread: Brazilian "Malzbier" recipe to homebrew on 02-08-2009 at 01:11 PM
Thank you everyone!I am going to get my wife to translate that recipe and see how it reads.I
will post it back here for further comments.Thanks again.
Posted in thread: Brazilian "Malzbier" recipe to homebrew on 02-06-2009 at 12:00 AM
Thanks, VTBrewer. I appreciate the suggestions.Malzbier is a very SWEET beer. ( I think that is
why she likes it.) It is similar to Xingu but even sweeter if you can believe that. Anyone else
Posted in thread: Brazilian "Malzbier" recipe to homebrew on 02-05-2009 at 12:13 AM
My wife is from Brazil and I would like to surprise her with her favorite beer, a Malzbier. In
Brazil, the two most famous brands are Antarctica and Brahma. (She prefers the Antarctica.) The