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  • Posted in thread: roasted rye malt steeping on 10-22-2006 at 02:09 PM
    Hi allI am planning an extract brew this week. I have some roasted rye malt and some amber
    malt. I was planning to steep these grains.My basic question is - should I be steeping these
    with diastatic e...

  • Posted in thread: Middle Ages Brewery recipe's? on 10-17-2006 at 05:32 AM
    Found this...

  • Posted in thread: Steeping Carapils on 10-13-2006 at 07:08 AM
    I think you could use a diastatic malt extract to convert the starches. Not sure how effective
    it is...

  • Posted in thread: priming boil with beer or water? on 10-09-2006 at 06:21 AM
    Hey AllThanks for all your thoughts. Watched the Basic Brewing Podcast. Very helpful. Now i'm
    thinking of just using corn sugar as I have a party 2 weeks after my expected bottling day.
    Honey may take...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Error on 10-09-2006 at 06:04 AM
    Hey OrpheusI used East Kent Goldings to dry hop - the beer is an English Pale Ale (Special
    Bitter). It wasn't in the recipe but I like hops...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Error on 10-07-2006 at 10:44 AM
    reckon it's looking good now...:tank:

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Error on 10-05-2006 at 03:18 PM
    thanks... hoping they infuse and add some hoppiness to the brew

  • Posted in thread: priming boil with beer or water? on 10-05-2006 at 03:15 PM
    I am considering priming my first batch with honey - about Half a cup in some water raised to
    about 160 degrees and held for 15mins. Anyone know how long it might take to carbonate?What do
    people here...

  • Posted in thread: Dry Hopping Error on 10-05-2006 at 01:08 PM
    I racked my first batch in years to my glass carboy on monday.I had it all in when I realised I
    hadn't added my dry hops...Now they're all just sitting... Floating on the top laughing at me!I
    used to ...

  • Posted in thread: Basic Brewing Video Podcast on 09-25-2006 at 08:24 AM
    Has anyone watched the Basic Brewing Video Podcast? It's quite interesting... Loads of helpful
    info to the beginner and alot of good ideas for the more seasoned brewer I imagine.I like the
    set of epis...

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