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Posted in thread: Poll: Favorite Most Used Specialty Grains on 04-11-2016 at 07:04 PM
I'll add another vote for Brown malt. Dark milds, stouts and porters really benfit from that
deep toasty/roasty flavor. I had a beer epiphany the first time I tried Brown Malt in my
standard stout rec...
Posted in thread: Best SMaSH recipe you've made??? on 03-29-2016 at 07:15 PM
Challenger and Vienna SMaSH came out really well. I mashed at 150 'F and hopped with:0.5 o at
60 min, 0.75 oz at 20 m and 0.75 oz at 2 min.I got alot of sweeter orange than I expected from
the hops an...
Posted in thread: How long is your brew day? on 01-11-2016 at 03:10 AM
I'm interested in how long it's taking guys to get their water from tap to strike temp. I'll
note mine next time.Usually my cheap banjo burner can heat 4.5 gallons from room temp to strike
temp in 15 ...
Posted in thread: What's your next brew? Why? on 01-06-2016 at 02:13 PM
Making Palmer's Elevenses because I am craving a good mild (and want to tweak my mild recipe)
and a Vienna or Maris Otter SMaSH.I've been itching to do a double brewday and SMASH is a
Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 12-07-2015 at 03:47 AM
Has anyone thought of turning this into a Dark Mild? I wonder if 0.25 lb of a dark malt
(chocolate malt, debittered black malt, extra brown malt) would add or detract from the
beer.Also, I have been t...
Posted in thread: Propane Burner Cleaning on 10-07-2015 at 06:25 PM
After 2 years of brewing (about 15 batches) on a cheap $40 burner, I noticed the same problem.
Rust and debris will clog the orifice beneath the disk that send gas to the fire. I used the
Posted in thread: Common Room ESB on 08-24-2015 at 01:31 PM
This is a great recipe. My goal was an ESB / Mild with a big floral aroma and this delivered. I
swapped 0.25 lb of medium crystal for some biscuit malt and really enjoyed the results. My mash
Posted in thread: Sour Mash odor behind your house? on 03-04-2015 at 04:33 PM
I agree that spreading it out thin will help the spent grain dry faster, equating to less funk.
Try covering each layer with soil or mulch. Microbes in the soil will break down the sugars
Posted in thread: Ommegang Rare Vos - recipe needed on 03-04-2015 at 03:40 PM
I brewed the original recipe in November, let it ferment and age in primary until March. I ust
tapped the keg last night (March 3) and really enjoyed it. I wouldn't call it a rare vos clone,
but it is...
Posted in thread: Coming up with a recipe on 01-09-2015 at 02:45 PM
Search for Orfy's Mild Mannered Ale. It's a dark mildly and very good. I also second the above
post about Northern Brewer's online recipes. I use them (often with my own tweaks) all the