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Posted in thread: Nut Brown Ale ( very tasty ) on 05-29-2014 at 10:51 PM
@piank If it were me and my LHBS was 1.5 hr drive away I would just brew it anyway. That's a
long way to go for an oz of fuggles. Presumably you will just lose most of the aroma, but being
a nut brown...
Posted in thread: How to test and modify water on 03-13-2014 at 12:43 PM
Now that you have that info have a search online for 'bru'n water' spreadsheet. It's very
involved and fairly complicated but comes with pretty detailed instructions so with time you'll
pick it up. Ba...
Posted in thread: Multi Step Mash with Brew in a Bag on 03-12-2014 at 09:26 PM
Ok thanks. I guess the only way to find out for sure is to give it a go. You say that there are
plenty of bock recipes for which a single infusion is sufficient. Does this mean that there are
Posted in thread: Multi Step Mash with Brew in a Bag on 03-11-2014 at 12:00 PM
I am going away for a month soon so I want to do a lager style that will require fermenting at
a lower temp for this time so I don't have to play as long a waiting game. With this in mind I
want to tr...
Posted in thread: Rinsing Sodium Percarbonate? on 12-02-2013 at 03:38 AM
I agree 100%. I'd never switch back to sodium percarbonate or the like. Now a spray bottle
filled with star san, I think you might be on to something here. Brilliant.
Posted in thread: Rinsing Sodium Percarbonate? on 11-27-2013 at 01:37 AM
This was a while ago but as far as I recall I think it turned out fine. Wasn't my best brew for
other reasons but I don't think it became infected due to not rinsing the percarbonate. I use
star san n...
Posted in thread: Nut Brown Ale ( very tasty ) on 11-27-2013 at 01:32 AM
1 lb of chocolate seems to be a hell of a lot in a brown ale. What was the predicted SRM/EBC of
this one? Was that a typo because I reckon that would bring it out closer to a stout or porter.
Posted in thread: Nut Brown Ale ( very tasty ) on 11-13-2013 at 01:44 AM
How was the Fuggles at 15 mins? I've got the same in a recipe I'm working on at the moment
(using EK Goldings), just not sure if it would end up being too hoppy being that late in the
Posted in thread: Backsweeten cider w/ Fresh Fruit on 10-23-2013 at 11:06 AM
I would be more inclined to leave the frozen berries in secondary for almost 2 weeks to really
let the flavours soak in. Only thing is I don't know how sweet this would make the cider though
Posted in thread: No DME - Using wort for a yeast starter? on 10-14-2013 at 02:46 AM
Hi all, I did a brew yesterday and was going to do up a yeast starter to pitch the next day (I
realise this is the wrong way round), but then found out I have no DME at present.Can I just
bring out so...