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Posted in thread: Maple Porter on 03-22-2014 at 11:57 AM
Yeah, I plan on having 10g on hand for a 5.5 gallon batch. I will be making a higher end brown
porter recipe. This way if I have a higher boil off rate I'll have enough top off water to keep
it in sty...
Posted in thread: Maple porter with sap - when/how much to use on 03-21-2014 at 11:01 AM
Thanks, I might add to the primary, not much. I figure it will leave the beer with a drier
finish if I add to the secondary. Sent from my iPhone using Home Brew
Posted in thread: Maple porter with sap - when/how much to use on 03-21-2014 at 02:42 AM
Good to know. I'll be sure to let you know how it comes out. Working on getting my trees tapped
this weekend. I probably won't pre-boil, as there will be plenty of sugar between the sap and
Posted in thread: Maple porter with sap - when/how much to use on 03-20-2014 at 05:30 PM
I'm curious as to why you boiled the sugar water before you steeped your grains. Aren't you
going to boil after anyway? I understand getting the top off water boiled prior to possibly
making an additi...
Posted in thread: Maple Porter on 03-20-2014 at 05:16 PM
I'm looking at brewing a maple porter. I am planning on using the sap from my sugar maple out
back as my brew water. Typically that is 98% water. Does anyone have any suggestions based on
Posted in thread: Syracuse Area Brewers? on 01-18-2014 at 02:28 AM
Yeah, plus sunset is super expensive for just about anything. Thanks joehoppy, I'll definitely
do that. Best deal I've seen as well, I was hoping for an even better deal.
Posted in thread: Syracuse Area Brewers? on 01-14-2014 at 06:35 PM
Me too, I can't seem to find any reasonably priced 5lb tanks or regulators.
Posted in thread: Pumpkm ale on 10-06-2013 at 10:45 PM
Well, my beer is currently in secondary. I've tried some of the beer, and the spice count is a
bit high. Should mellow out. The body was a bit week, but overall flavor was good. Should be
Posted in thread: Pumpkm ale on 09-24-2013 at 11:21 PM
Happy to say I have finally got back into brewing after a short hiatus. Started with a pumpkin
ale mini mash. The smell was awesome. I created my own recipe, so hoping it comes out as great
as it smel...
Posted in thread: Clarity in Question on 09-24-2013 at 11:00 PM
You may find that once you chill your bottles the beer will get cloudy, unless you lucky. My
Irish red was crystal clear before it hit the refrigerator.