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Posted in thread: American Pale Ale Water Adjustment on 08-24-2013 at 05:48 PM
How did this beer turn out? How many IBUs? I am doing a Apa with ibu around 35-40 and I cannot
decide if I should go with yellow balanced or yellow bitter profile?
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-15-2013 at 02:26 AM
yeah i already knew this. i am just saying to me it doesnt really add that much sweetness. It
is a sugar found in milk...i dont find milk to be all that sweet. and if you sample the
actually lactose i...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-14-2013 at 10:10 PM
another thing, most milk stouts call for a pound. I did mine with a pound and it was great.
just remember this beer takes time to come in.
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-14-2013 at 10:06 PM
lactose isnt so much for residual sweetness as it is for body and mouthfeel. Taste a little bit
of it, you wont find it to be very sweet at all. The wort is sweet cause its wort...thats how
it is supp...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-10-2013 at 08:40 PM
Now a few things came up though when I was thinking about this:Should I really up all the
grain? Or should I just up the 2row to get 1.090?I've never done a "double" of an existing
recipe, so any help...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-09-2013 at 04:46 AM
I wouldnt mess with a good recipe. I dont think making this recipe more alcoholic and high hop
is going to make it better. But then i like my beers to be drinkable. I dont really get the
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-09-2013 at 04:44 AM
Does a 1.5 L yeast starter (Wyeast 1028 smack pack) with 150 g (5.3 oz) of light DME sound
reasonable for the 5 gallon extract recipe of this? I got the 1.5 L from Mr. Malty and the 150
g of DME from ...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 07-05-2013 at 04:38 PM
My opinion and observation of beer made with and without starters: Starters make better beer
with less off flavors. The beer has to sit less time to work out off flavors from a stressed
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 06-28-2013 at 05:46 PM
another thing to take in account is when the yeast was packaged. If the date on it is older the
viability will go down and you will have less cells. Starters for me insure that you have
viable yeast c...
Posted in thread: Deception Cream Stout on 06-27-2013 at 04:13 PM
NCBeernut, what package size of 1084 should I use: XL (4.5oz and 100 billions cells) or regular
(0.85oz 25 billion cells)?Thanks in advance.I know this question wasn't for me but regardless
of which p...