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Posted in thread: Kona Brewing - Lavaman Red Ale AG Clone? on 08-24-2010 at 05:54 AM
The brewmaster at Kona emailed me about their recipe, very cool!Aloha Brian,Mahalo for the
feedback! Our specific recipes are proprietary, but I can certainly give you more info.Malt -
leans more heav...
Posted in thread: Kona Brewing - Lavaman Red Ale AG Clone? on 08-22-2010 at 06:03 AM
Cool, thanks, that's pretty close to what I came up with as well. You have some Hood as aroma
hops, which I think is a good idea.Any thoughts on the mash temp and time? I'm thinking 150F
for 60 mins.....
Posted in thread: Kona Brewing - Lavaman Red Ale AG Clone? on 08-22-2010 at 02:12 AM
I'm trying to clone Kona's Lavaman Red Ale, all grain. It's only available as a draft beer in
Hawaii, and I've never had it, but a friend is dying to have it again, but we live in Texas!So,
this is fr...
Posted in thread: Another broken Hydrometer on 04-16-2009 at 03:52 AM
You can calculate after alcohol is present, and it doesn't take a degree in mathematics. You
can use BeerSmith, there's a B3 spreadsheet that will do it for you, and other software is
available to do ...
Posted in thread: Need more mouthfeel on 04-09-2009 at 04:26 AM
now in the bottle for two weeksThis is the part that caught my eye, so yes to your question.
Two weeks isn't long enough, I bet if you try another one in a week or so, and then in a month
or so, you'l...
Posted in thread: What's on the bottom of my kettle? on 03-29-2009 at 03:45 AM
Good suggestion all, thanks so much for the help. Plus, a lemon is cheaper than anything else
I've been using!
Posted in thread: What's on the bottom of my kettle? on 03-28-2009 at 07:12 PM
The overnight soak using diluted Star San took it off.
Posted in thread: What's on the bottom of my kettle? on 03-28-2009 at 04:23 AM
Since it's such a small amount, I'll try the Star San first. If that fails, I'll get some Acid
5 or something like it. Fortunately, one of my good friends is a chemist, so I'll consult her
as well. Th...
Posted in thread: What's on the bottom of my kettle? on 03-28-2009 at 03:42 AM
Yes, it's stainless, I bought it new about two months ago.I understand the chemistry, what I
didn't know was what I was dealing with. Star San should be strong enough to remove it, how
long of a soak ...
Posted in thread: What's on the bottom of my kettle? on 03-28-2009 at 02:07 AM
I am using Ozarka spring water to brew with, I'm not sure if it's minerals from the spring
water or not, but FYI.Also, it really doesn't collect on the sides, just on the bottom of the
inside of the k...