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Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 07-10-2014 at 04:55 PM
Yeah summer lightning is considered to be the granddaddy of the current mass of golden ales we
have in the uk, I think it dates from the mid to late 1980s.It's quite reserved for golden ales
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 07-01-2014 at 08:30 PM
It's best in darker beers imo, I tried a single hop BX golden ale before and was not impressed
:oBut it certainly adds something extra when used with other hops in porters/stouts/black ales
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 05-14-2014 at 08:15 PM
Highland Dark Munro is my favourite mild at the moment. A great beerI posted this on one of the
other low abv/session ale threads a while ago, it's a list of grainbills from various milds.
Shows how m...
Posted in thread: Would this cheap "tap" setup work? on 05-01-2014 at 09:28 AM
You can get bag in a box here, that's probably closest to what you want - managable sizes -
5l, 10l,20l etc beer should last a couple of months unopenedcheap and reusable if you wantthey
collapse as ...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 04-30-2014 at 11:25 PM
Thanks a bunch for those recipes, guys! They are both going into my recipe book and will be in
the cue for a go very soon. I do have a couple questions for you on these:Both recipes call for
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 04-30-2014 at 04:43 PM
I've had that with 002 as wellI think because they flocculate so well, you should gently rouse
the yeast after a couple of days and hold off on cooling it down. The proper Ringwood yeast is
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 04-30-2014 at 04:37 PM
low hopping and low abv beers need drunk quick imo, same as bitters really - most cask beers
should be drunk within six weeks of being brewed and those beers also lose out a lot when
bottled - most ar...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 04-27-2014 at 10:43 PM
For typical hoppy british golden ales:OG 1.038 - 1.046 FG 1.009 -1.012 3.8% - 4.8% abvIBUs -
35-45Water treatment suitable for hop forward alesclean yeast to get the attenuation you desire
- I've used...
Posted in thread: Scottish Beers & Breweries on 04-24-2014 at 11:01 AM
Innis & gunn are just a contract brewer, they brew at the massive Wellpark brewery in Glasgow.
I think they might do tours, but it's just a megabrewery. On the same site will be the Drygate
Posted in thread: Alcoholic ginger beer on 03-15-2014 at 10:09 PM
I racked a frankenbrew to secondary today, no idea how it'll turn out. Got 10l in totalI used a
couple of litres of porter wort that I had frozen, sugar, maltose syrup, lots of ginger and a