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Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout recipe help on 11-23-2015 at 08:07 PM
1) Yes the 8 ounces of Crystal will add some sweetness. But don't overlook that you also have
Crystal malts in your Amber extracts - a bit of an unknown, but probably reasonable for the
recipe. So, go...
Posted in thread: Low OG - Irish Ale on 11-23-2015 at 03:59 PM
If headspace were not at issue, you could boil up a pound of DME in as little water as you
could manage, and add it into the carboy. You could probably get up to 1.041 or so. But you
would have no roo...
Posted in thread: HomebrewSupply Recipe Giveaway on 11-07-2015 at 11:28 PM
Lord of the ESB all grain if you please!
Posted in thread: Help with recipe on 10-12-2015 at 07:56 PM
I tried a 6 recently that featured Hull Melon hops - whose was it? I still have a bottle fo it
at home.It was good - fruity melon flavor from the hops. Somehow it lacked punch. Your recipe
looks like ...
Posted in thread: 2nd try at a stout on 10-09-2015 at 11:57 AM
Well, the great thing about homebrewing is, you get to make the beer you want.As others have
said, it won't be very "stout" though.
Posted in thread: Coopers Canadian blonde on 10-06-2015 at 06:21 PM
I would use 50-50% sucrose (table sugar) and DME. You'll be fine.Cheers!
Posted in thread: Substitute for Priming Sugar on 10-05-2015 at 02:17 PM
P.S. I think I read something or watched a video somewhere that suggested using corn syrup as a
priming sugarBrewer's corn syrup, OK. Karo or similar, NO. Check the ingredients! It's got
salt, maybe p...
Posted in thread: Sour Mash? on 10-02-2015 at 07:10 PM
What is going on: your grains are not sterile. They come off the malting floor with bunches o'
bacteria, wild yeast, etc etc. Between the mash and the boil, there is no time for anything
wild to take ...
Posted in thread: Calculating grain %'s in partial mash recipe on 10-01-2015 at 06:13 PM
Just create the recipe as all-grain, using the percentages given. Then, convert the base grain
to DME or LME. Pay no attention to the fact that the percentages change. The only wrinkle is
when you are...
Posted in thread: Dry Hopping - particles flying around after 10 days on 09-30-2015 at 06:50 PM
What you are describing sounds very normal:1) The hop pellets break up and form a sludge-like
layer on top;2) Bits and pieces gradually sink to the bottom;3)When they get to the bottom,
bits of yeast ...