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Posted in thread: wyeast + starter? on 12-05-2008 at 08:05 PM
:confused: can someone please explain to me how to do a yeast starter or if I even should
bother with one when using a wyeast activator pack? I'll be brewing an amber ale on Sunday.. SG
will be 1.054....
Posted in thread: First all-grain recipe.. comments? on 12-02-2008 at 11:48 PM
That's an interesting chart, though it doesn't really state a source for the data, so we have
no idea how accurate it is. For what it's worth, the lines for flavor and bitterness intersect
at 30 minut...
Posted in thread: First all-grain recipe.. comments? on 12-02-2008 at 07:34 PM
So I've finally decided on my first AG batch and worked up a recipe. I'm going for a nice amber
ale with very hoppy aroma and flavor. I plan to do a late hop addition for a robust hop flavor,
and dry ...
Posted in thread: Allagash Tripel Clone or Duvel Clone recipe? on 11-24-2008 at 06:22 PM
I'm inexperienced, but I've been reading about the mashing/lautering process lately. It's a
fairly simple process that for some reason gets overcomplicated when an explanation is
attempted. I think I ...
Posted in thread: Allagash Tripel Clone or Duvel Clone recipe? on 11-24-2008 at 04:35 PM
this will be my first all grain batch, but i think you mash, sparge, and then boil with hops
for 90 minutes. THEN cool to 64o and pitch your yeast. I posted this recipe to the recipator:
Posted in thread: Allagash Tripel Clone or Duvel Clone recipe? on 11-24-2008 at 01:20 PM
Awesome, thanks! I love me a strong belgian beer, this'll be my next batch. This is a 5 gallon
Posted in thread: Allagash Tripel Clone or Duvel Clone recipe? on 11-19-2008 at 06:38 PM
I'm planning my first all-grain batch and I'm torn between an Allagash Tripel clone, or a Duvel
clone.. Both are among my favorites, but I am unsure if they would be simple enough for a
Posted in thread: first brew in secondary for one week -- strange flavor/aroma on 11-15-2008 at 03:19 AM
yes the extract was unhopped.. hops pellets went in immediately upon boiling of the wort.. i
added the first ounce of hops @ T-60 min, the next .5 oz @ T-45 min, and the last .5 oz @ T-15
min. At T-10...
Posted in thread: first brew in secondary for one week -- strange flavor/aroma on 11-14-2008 at 11:43 PM
6.6 lb. Light malt extract1 lb. Amber dry malt extract8 oz. Corn sugaradd .5 ounce crushed
coriander .75 oz sweet orange peel last 10 minutes of boil1 oz. Domestic Glacier (5.2% AA, 60
min.).5 oz. Dom...
Posted in thread: first brew in secondary for one week -- strange flavor/aroma on 11-14-2008 at 11:05 PM
my first brew is currently in second week of secondary after 3 wks in primary.. decided to have
a taste to see how it's coming along.... it tasteskind of like soy sauce.. also has it also has