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Posted in thread: Question on Blondes? on 12-05-2013 at 02:55 PM
You know, White Rascal and Sweaty Betty are both wheats - one is a wit-style, and one is hefe,
but they would both have a lot of wheat in them. (Yella Pils isn't though.) Maybe a lot of the
Posted in thread: Question on Blondes? on 12-05-2013 at 12:43 PM
What kinds of beer do you usually drink? If you normally drink lighter styles, maybe the amount
of flavor and aroma hops is what you're noticing.
Posted in thread: Question on Blondes? on 12-04-2013 at 12:30 PM
Are there blondes that you do like? I recall Sweaty Betty being kind of flavorful for a blonde.
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-03-2013 at 11:03 PM
I thought of amylase too but I bet by the time he gets some and uses it, something that eats
starch better than saccro will move in and take over. Just my theory.Amylase at this stage
would probably r...
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-03-2013 at 05:12 PM
I didn't realize you could get straight enzyme. that would be more of a fix then all the band
aids I had mentioned. guess I'm still a little too green :)Where do you get your supplies? They
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-03-2013 at 02:27 PM
I think you'd be better off adding amylase enzyme to try to convert the starch than to worry
about the yeast. I've never used the enzyme, so I don't know how it works. As far as blending
Posted in thread: First all Grain, where did i go wrong? on 12-03-2013 at 01:15 PM
Thanks for the replys!I hydrated for about 15 minsI always use a calculator when taking a
reading, i use a test tube and a hydrometer and then plug in my numbers including sample tempI
mashed in at 17...
Posted in thread: Capping question on 11-30-2013 at 11:24 PM
Sorry, new to this...was told they should be snug and tight? Am I wrong?Yes and I am half
joking. It just made me laugh that you were twisting and then pulling... Almost enough to pull
the cap off.
Posted in thread: Capping question on 11-30-2013 at 05:07 PM
Stop twisting and trying to pull the caps off?
Posted in thread: Question on cider with Nottingham on 11-30-2013 at 02:34 PM
what a waste...Agree. I don't like dry champagne, but it works as a mixer (mimosas, etc.). A
batch like this can be mixed with juice, schnapps, wine, or whatever, and end up making pretty