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Posted in thread: Gavin's Mightily Malty Munich Helles on 11-09-2015 at 12:32 AM
No update as of yet but brew day went well, ended up with just over 5 gallons hit the OG spot
on. Looks as if it has been lagering about five weeks thus far. I just kicked the keg that it
will be goin...
Posted in thread: Gavin's Mightily Malty Munich Helles on 10-02-2015 at 01:58 AM
Yeast cake from the first round, decanting and stepping up with another 1500mL tonight for a
total of approximately 3L.
Posted in thread: Gavin's Mightily Malty Munich Helles on 09-30-2015 at 03:34 PM
Brewing this saturday as my first lager! Will update with results. Currently stepping up a
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale mash temp fiasco on 09-21-2015 at 10:51 PM
The mash was mixed up pretty well and the rice hulls were pre-rinsed with moderately warm
water. I also forgot to check the adjust temp for equipment in beersmith so this inadvertently
lowered my temp...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin ale mash temp fiasco on 09-20-2015 at 07:58 PM
So apparently 60 oz of pumpkin and a pound of rice hulls can really drag down your mash temp I
was shooting for 152 but ended up at 143. After about 15 minutes I was able to add in boiling
water and g...
Posted in thread: Whats your easiest method for water adjustment? on 09-07-2015 at 04:18 PM
Gavin your munich helles recipe looks amazing I might just have to make it my first lager brew.
I spent some time in Germany and the Czech Republic last summer, drinking the beer there is
really what ...
Posted in thread: Whats your easiest method for water adjustment? on 09-07-2015 at 04:13 PM
Wow guys thanks for all the detailed responses after reading the whole thread i think I will
ebnd up dowenloading the Bru'n water software and play around with it. Still in the process of
getting a us...
Posted in thread: Whats your easiest method for water adjustment? on 09-05-2015 at 03:32 PM
Thanks for the info guys I really appreciate it. I like the idea of simply just adjusting the
mash pH. Would these strips be appropriate for testing or should I get one of the electronic
Posted in thread: Whats your easiest method for water adjustment? on 09-04-2015 at 05:02 AM
So today I took the plunge and bought the equipment to start brewing lagers. In order to do
this properly I also plan to start adjusting my water profile. I have been doing some pretty
Posted in thread: Smoked baltic-ish porter recipe critique on 07-26-2015 at 02:35 PM
Ok I'll take a look to see if my LHBS has the extra daark crystal... besides that do you think
I'm on the right track to making a decent beer?