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Posted in thread: stout recipe ideas on 08-30-2014 at 06:38 PM
Might be pretty high percentage Dark Chocolate. I've heard of 6% at a higher end.. but, this is
double that. Others will weigh in.
Posted in thread: Carafa- HELP on 08-30-2014 at 05:28 AM
Just going by what the brewer at Firestone Walker said re the Roasted Barley. Looking at the
press info for the Velvet MerKin.. they mention Carafa.. I don't know if it's in Velvet MerLin
or not. But ...
Posted in thread: Carafa- HELP on 08-30-2014 at 01:40 AM
I'm going to be brewing a smooth oatmeal stout ala Velvet Merlin. One of the grains I had
planned on using would be Carafa.I had planned on using Carafa Special III as I thought the
husk-less would be...
Posted in thread: Mixing Cider with Stout on 08-26-2014 at 08:16 PM
Never had it with stout.. Cider and Lager mix well.
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Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout Clone on 08-24-2014 at 04:15 AM
Def WAY lower.. I think I worked with Jamil's McQuakers OMS.. IIRC, it was about 8%. I know
that would make a huge difference.. but I was really afraid of a stuck sparge and kept it low.
Posted in thread: Firestone Walker Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout Clone on 08-23-2014 at 05:00 PM
I've been wanting to do a VMerlin clone.. I make a pretty nice oatmeal stout.. but, it does not
have the silkiness that Merlin has. Mine may need to have a higher level of oatmeal added.Any
Posted in thread: Braumeister starter kit on 08-22-2014 at 06:44 PM
What???? That is not what the link shows
Posted in thread: Smoked oats or barley for stout on 08-22-2014 at 01:49 AM
Yes, but it is VERY easy to over toast the oats. I only toasted mine for about 12 minutes and..
Posted in thread: Aluminum Vs. Stainless brew kettles on 08-22-2014 at 01:38 AM
I can NOT believe how many times this question has been answered. Does not anyone read the