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  • Posted in thread: Dark Beer Problems on 06-01-2015 at 08:18 PM
    The only odd thing there I can see there from my point of view is the malto dextrin. There
    should be plenty of roast from that chocolate malt and the extras.

  • Posted in thread: Dark Beer Problems on 06-01-2015 at 05:38 PM
    Can you post some recipe examples? I find dark ales easier: the roast malts adjust for the
    acidity of the malt. I have fairly soft water and a gram of gypsum per gallon helps to pop the
    hops a bit. I ...

  • Posted in thread: Munich Malt recipes on 06-01-2015 at 05:30 PM
    Quick Baltic porter: 11.5lb Munich, 11oz Carafa II, 1oz Perle @ 60m.

  • Posted in thread: Munich Malt recipes on 06-01-2015 at 03:53 PM
    Thornbridge Jaipur and some of the St Austell's beers have Munich in them, but I don't think
    more than 20% (the rest being Maris Otter). You could try to make a Baltic porter with Munich
    base.

  • Posted in thread: India Porter on 05-31-2015 at 10:09 PM
    This beer is incredible with aging. Malty, vinous, slightly port-like sweet, good dash of hops
    in there. I kept a couple of bottles for a friend I brew with and it's one of his favourites
    now. I'll br...

  • Posted in thread: Big Old Ale - SG of 1.21. Thoughts? on 05-31-2015 at 09:48 PM
    Following. The two old British brewing practices you might want to consider are Brett aging and
    using invert sugar syrup. PS: for the next batch! :D

  • Posted in thread: red ale malt bill adjustments! on 05-31-2015 at 09:38 PM
    You can make it a lot simpler than that. 8lb two-row, 1/2lb medium crystal, 1/4lb roast barley
    (or patent malt). If you do not want caramel flavour, you can make it with just two-row, roast
    barley and...

  • Posted in thread: Do you actually measure that much? on 05-31-2015 at 02:51 PM
    I use two scales, a kitchen one for grains that has a precision of +/- 50 grams, and an
    electronic for hops and oddities that has a precision of +/- 0.1 grams. I wouldn't get
    massively into small diff...

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 05-31-2015 at 10:32 AM
    Lol, I was wrong. Beet sugar production is much more recent, not happening in Britain until the
    1920s. So definitively not used in beer as there has been a strong link between cane sugar and
    brewing f...

  • Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 05-31-2015 at 10:02 AM
    Just goes to show what a relatively small industry sugar beet production has been for the last
    three centuries:

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