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Posted in thread: Muskoka Brewery Detour IPA recipe help on 05-01-2015 at 01:57 AM
I was just in Buffalo a few weeks ago and picked up a Muskoka mixed pack to drink before and
after the Tragically Hip concert. The mixed pack did not have "Detour" but it did have "Mad
Tom" IPA, which...
Posted in thread: First Time Saison - Feedback Welcome on 04-13-2015 at 09:40 PM
A wheat malt that is 10L is a dark wheat malt, similar to Munich malt. If you use the dark
wheat, I would expect it to add a more pronounced malt flavor. If you are using wheat for its
head retention ...
Posted in thread: First Time Saison - Feedback Welcome on 04-13-2015 at 05:59 PM
Yes, you can substitute C-40 for Caramunich in this case, especially since it's a small amount,
mostly for a color adjustment.How dark of wheat malt do you want to use? One pound isn't a high
Posted in thread: First Time Saison - Feedback Welcome on 04-13-2015 at 01:14 PM
I would keep the 1 lbs of Munich and add a few ounces or Cara Munich on top of that.Saison is a
very broad category, so you can certainly have a hoppy one if you want. Most common examples
focus more ...
Posted in thread: Belgian beer turning sweet on 04-13-2015 at 12:44 PM
Did you have late addition flavor/aroma hops? If so, it is possible that the decay of the
potency of these hops over time is decreasing your perception of bitterness.I don't see mention
of simple suga...
Posted in thread: First Time Saison - Feedback Welcome on 04-12-2015 at 01:35 PM
Your malt bill looks good and I have made a very similar recipe before that turned out well. If
you want to make a color adjustment, I would suggest a couple ounces of carafa malt or perhaps
a few oun...
Posted in thread: Cream Ale in Europe on 04-09-2015 at 01:33 PM
It is perfectly acceptable to use rice instead of corn in a cream ale. If a gelatinized rice
such as flaked rice or minute rice is not available, you can easily cook white rice and then
add it to the ...
Posted in thread: Tampa? on 04-09-2015 at 02:12 AM
I spent time there in December and my favorite was Rapp. It's across the bay closer to St.
Pete, though. I tried 10 of their beers and 8 of those were winners.
Posted in thread: Peppery and Spicy on 04-07-2015 at 01:15 PM
Check out T-58 dry yeast. I just brewed a beer with it and the temp never went above 65 F. The
resulting beer has a very noticeable pepper flavor.
Posted in thread: Freezer Dies at End of Lager Primary on 06-11-2011 at 01:12 PM
I always raise the temp to at least 65-70 on lagers in the last few days of fermentation
(around day 7 or 12 or so) - this is known as a diacetyl rest. So basically you got a d-rest on
autopilot, no h...