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Posted in thread: Blonde mild? on 10-06-2015 at 05:15 PM
I have had a few pale milds and they are less exciting than the dark ones. Some esters, tad of
Posted in thread: Suggestions for a winter beer? on 10-05-2015 at 06:56 PM
You could try a (unspiced) Winter warmer / Burton ale / strong ale. OG around 1.060, some 40-45
IBU, dark invert and a touch of chocolate malt for a colour around 18-22SRM. You can play
around with so...
Posted in thread: Idea for a braggot on 10-05-2015 at 06:30 AM
Just thought that if you are not used to brewing beer and don't have the equipment, replace the
pale malt with dry or liquid extract. You can then steep the other malts in a muslin bag.
Posted in thread: Idea for a braggot on 10-04-2015 at 09:09 PM
What gravity are you aiming at? For 5 gallons I'd look at around 8lb pale malt, 1/4-1/2lb
chocolate malt, and one or two ounces of peated malt, plus around 6-8lb honey.
Posted in thread: Idea for a braggot on 10-04-2015 at 07:21 PM
You need to mash the malt and boil the resulting wort. I'd go for mainly pale malt with some
chocolate malt and the tiniest two ounces of peat malt. I made a dark bragawd with mainly pale
/ crystal ma...
Posted in thread: Brown stout - plan for tomorrow on 10-04-2015 at 04:46 PM
Lol, disaster of a brew day. Thermometer broke, ended up with lower efficiency (changed my mash
schedule to gain time). Ended up with an OG of 1.052, added dark invert to make up to 1.060. On
Posted in thread: Dry hop suggestions: a black lager and a sour berliner? on 10-04-2015 at 09:02 AM
I've had two dry hopped berliners by Siren and they were really nice. The hops gave it a nice
juicy edge. They partially replace the mandatory fruit syrup! :D
Posted in thread: Mild Ale on 10-03-2015 at 09:02 PM
I would avoid roast malts in milds. The main flavours come from darker sugars and maybe some
restrained speciality malts. For some breweries the mild was the same as the light bitter but
with dark inv...
Posted in thread: Dry hop suggestions: a black lager and a sour berliner? on 10-03-2015 at 08:53 PM
A bit of Mandarina Bavaria won't hurt a Berliner :D
Posted in thread: Brown stout - plan for tomorrow on 10-03-2015 at 04:00 PM
Hiya!Going to go for Victorian style brown stout so I can have some bottles still left by Xmas.
OG 1.064, FG 1.015, ABV 6.5%, 60IBU, 28SRMMash medium low:8.5lb Pale malt (72%)2.25lb Brown