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Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Repeat with Changes - Opinions Please on 01-17-2017 at 04:43 AM
I am kind of seeing this take shape - - - (modified your entry here and added some changes
suggested by the group)5 Gallon9.0 lb 2 Row0.5 lb Crystal 20L1.5 lb White wheat1.0 lb Golden
Naked Oats0.5 lb...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Repeat with Changes - Opinions Please on 01-15-2017 at 10:13 PM
Im in for loosing the carapils - I have had good luck with the wheat. Adding another 1/2 of
wheat doesnt hurt my feelings. I have a good amount of "Conan" that I propogated from heady
cans a few month...
Posted in thread: IPA Recipe Repeat with Changes - Opinions Please on 01-15-2017 at 04:25 PM
I'll offer my thoughts...Malt bill: you may not want to change it, in which case, disregard.
But I would humbly suggest swapping out that carapils for another half pound of wheat. I have a
Posted in thread: Anybody ever done the Randy Mosher "Simple Decoction"? on 01-14-2017 at 10:08 PM
Why wouldn't I add the reduction to the full boil? If the sugars are reacted it would be just
like adding sugar or candi to the boil, probably the last few minutes. Those burnt molecules
aren't going ...
Posted in thread: Anybody ever done the Randy Mosher "Simple Decoction"? on 01-14-2017 at 09:37 PM
To really test it, you should do something very simple. Just a simple, light, base malt. And
not a very big beer. Maybe 1.050. with modest 60 minute only hops. All so you could see the
Posted in thread: Best IPA recipe for first time brewer on 01-14-2017 at 05:28 AM
Though caramel malts can vary significantly depending on the maltster, you'll probably be fine
to substitute any 20 lovibond caramel/crystal malt that you have access to. And yes, that
Posted in thread: Help me finish my big stout "finished" at 1.030 on 01-13-2017 at 08:37 PM
I'm not sure why you feel the need to drop the gravity any more...Well, actually, I guess I do
understand. It's clearly because your calculator estimated a slightly different FG and you are
Posted in thread: Anybody ever done the Randy Mosher "Simple Decoction"? on 01-13-2017 at 04:34 PM
I do it inside on the stove while the main boil is getting going. It does take enough time that
doing it all in one pot, one step at a time, would extend your brew day a fair amount (I think
the last ...
Posted in thread: Anybody ever done the Randy Mosher "Simple Decoction"? on 01-13-2017 at 04:01 PM
I've done this (and seen others here talk about it) for Belgian quads and a Wee Heavy. Just
like the poster above, I definitely liked those beers, but have no comparison to determine what
Posted in thread: NEWBIE - Please Help Me Get Started! on 01-12-2017 at 04:15 AM
I use to be anti-spigot when it came to my fermenters until I started using one. So much easier
than using an auto siphon. I just spray starsan all over and up into the spigot before
transfer. I dread...