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Posted in thread: Looking for a good AG recipe book on 02-08-2013 at 03:00 AM
"How To Brew" and "Designing Great Beers" are great books, and should allow you to formulate
your own recipes.Use recipes for the first few beers to get you on the right track maybe, but
you need to f...
Posted in thread: Og Lower then Pre Boil gravity. on 02-08-2013 at 02:50 AM
Bleh.. just use a hydrometer :)
Posted in thread: SMaSH Malt & Yeast on 02-08-2013 at 02:29 AM
If you're doing an IPA with a single malt and want some malt taste to it, try Maris Otter or
Golden Promise. Mash at maybe 152-154 or so. You'll get an acceptable FG, and those malts
should give you a...
Posted in thread: First Wort Hopping question on 02-08-2013 at 02:24 AM
I think FWH is really misunderstood and overblown.It adds a bit more bitterness, for one thing.
I believe 20% more bitterness is about correct - as compared to normal boiling hops.I *believe*
it adds ...
Posted in thread: whirlpooling on 01-15-2013 at 04:04 AM
Just whirlpool in the opposite direction that your tube is pointing. As long as your tube isn't
extending too far into the center of your kettle, you shouldn't have to worry.You can get a
Posted in thread: Will dry finish change as beer ages? on 01-15-2013 at 03:50 AM
I wouldn't fret too much right now. After it's aged a bit, and carbonated, it will certainly
smooth out - and that "dry" taste will go away. Have a beer and don't worry about it. :)
Posted in thread: New Pale Ale Recipe on 01-15-2013 at 03:45 AM
Wow 13 different ingredients for your first recipe - pretty complicated.Do you not have the
capability for mashing all the grains at once? If not - just go, IMO, 8lbs light DME and .5lb -
1lb of cryst...
Posted in thread: Newbie to All Grain - Question on 01-15-2013 at 03:22 AM
The higher the temperatures, the faster the conversion to sugars. 90 minutes is PLENTY of time
for full conversion, especially considering the fact that the conversion will continue to take
Posted in thread: Really want to try Pliny The Elder (Trade) on 12-29-2011 at 04:17 AM
I had two bottles shipped to me from here: https://www.holidaywinecellar.com/Cost me about 30
bucks total.Excellent beer, and certainly worth it.
Posted in thread: Spinning fly sparge is awful! on 12-07-2011 at 04:20 PM
:rolleyes:LOL my thoughts exactly :D