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  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 02-04-2016 at 10:55 AM
    So my Export India Porter has really turned the corner and is one of the best beers I've
    brewed. It's a little overcarbed, though. I seem to have this problem only with dark beers,
    though it's not 100...

  • Posted in thread: Questions about building an IPA grain bill on 02-01-2016 at 09:34 PM
    My standard hoppy base is 90%- 100% british pale ale malt and up to 5% torrified wheat and up
    to 5% simple sugar. That's for anything from a 4% golden ale to a 6.5% or so modern hopped IPA.
    Although I...

  • Posted in thread: What was your Gatewaybeer to craft beer? on 02-01-2016 at 11:16 AM
    I've always drunk different beers, but I guess I grew up drinking the likes of Tennents, Tartan
    Special and McEwans heavy and exportI do remember having my first german wheat beer and
    enjoying the dif...

  • Posted in thread: Why IPAs are 6-7% abv on 01-31-2016 at 04:15 PM
    That's just where modern ones have ended up. 20th century english ones, of which a number are
    still being made, are less than 4% and are essentially bitters. The original ones would have
    been about 6%...

  • Posted in thread: Brewers shopping in UK, which base malt for a more neutral flavour? on 01-28-2016 at 06:09 PM
    Bairds low colour base malt will probably be the closest you get. I think Geterbrewed sell it,
    they also sell in usefull 3kg and 5kg sized packs. Malt miller sell recipe kits to your own
    recipe if you...

  • Posted in thread: What is the cheapest possible wine or beer you could make that is also drinkable? on 01-27-2016 at 09:46 PM
    A strong belgian ale made with t-58 or belle saison would be the best bang for your buck all
    grain probably. low hopping, cheap yeast, simple grain bill and sugar

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 01-25-2016 at 11:42 PM
    That looks niceI've got flaked maize too come to think of it. And oat malt. And torrified
    wheat. Need to use this stuff up as I have another order turning up tomorrow or wednesday :eek:

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 01-25-2016 at 11:05 PM
    Any recipe suggestions for this?definitely include3kg mild maltWyeast North western aleThen I
    have some pale MO, dark crystal, amber/brown/black/rb etc, some english hops like

  • Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 01-24-2016 at 11:29 PM
    Here in the UK, bottled spring water has a list of the mineral content. This is the supermarket
    water I used in my first brew... 327082You can use Tesco Ashbeck water, or I think ASDA
    smartprice might...

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 01-24-2016 at 02:23 PM
    I've just won some styrian cascades now so will be able to compare them with the british ones
    :) The NZ ones I had a couple of years ago were great iircWould be great to compare a base beer
    made at th...