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Posted in thread: Wee Heavy Scotch ale question on 09-27-2016 at 09:46 PM
I will look into the oak chips and whiskey. Have you seen or read anything about adding coffee
or spices?I haven't...personally, wouldn't do it. Wee Heavy IMO does not lend itself well to
coffee or sp...
Posted in thread: Robust Porter - 2nd Runnings from the RIS! on 09-27-2016 at 09:39 PM
So did some calculations and I maybe could pull this out of a 2nd runnings from the Russian
Imperial Stout. Thoughts? I know it's probably a bit complex for a Robust Porter, but it might
be a cool exp...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Recipe Critique on 09-27-2016 at 09:00 PM
Thanks for the comments. I think I'll go with it and see! Will figure out a parti-gyle to get a
porter or dark mild out of it as well.
Posted in thread: Old Ale - Comments Welcome on 09-27-2016 at 08:46 PM
Here is the Old Ale. I will be brewing this at the same time as my Nut Brown Ale. I will be
using the same grains in the partial mash with the difference of strength coming from the LME
Posted in thread: Nut Brown Ale - Comments Welcome! on 09-27-2016 at 08:38 PM
I'm brewing this in October along with an Old Ale. Comments welcome. My wife and daughter have
been begging me to make a Nut Brown ale so one for them and one for me (Though I do enjoy Nut
Posted in thread: Wee Heavy Scotch ale question on 09-27-2016 at 06:52 PM
Wee Heavys are my go to brew. Of course, I don't like my Wee Heavys to be mixed with anything
that doesn't fit the character. The only thing I have done is to soak oak wood chips in Whisky
and put tho...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Recipe Critique on 09-27-2016 at 05:48 PM
Adjusted some... but I think I will keep the complexity of malts.Increased Chocolate a bit,
decreased Black Patent and Slightly Increased Special B and Caramel 30 to balance the roast
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Recipe Critique on 09-27-2016 at 05:41 PM
Hmmm... something to think about.This is from Nick Carr at kegerator.com with a high quality
2-row pale ale base malt. If working toward authenticity, stick with European malts such as
Maris Otter, W...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Recipe Critique on 09-27-2016 at 05:35 PM
IDK. As porterpounder stated that is a lot of roasted grains. To keep my beers from getting to
be a muddled mess I try to limit my malts to 4-6 types for a dark beer and 2-4 for a light
beer.It may be...
Posted in thread: Russian Imperial Stout Recipe Critique on 09-27-2016 at 05:15 PM
That's a lot of roasted grains. It will be boldly roasty and then some. Probably delicious, but
may need some mellowing time. Otherwise looks great.Yes, it would definitely be something to
set back an...