Last Activity:02-19-2012 1:45 AM
Posted in thread: Saaz pilsner advice on 02-19-2012 at 01:45 AM
You could use all pilsen LME. The pilsen LME is (guessing here) a mix of 2-row and pilsner and
the light DME is likely to be all 2-row. The way your recipe is now, you might have 75% 2-row
and only 25...
Posted in thread: Saaz pilsner advice on 11-24-2011 at 02:39 PM
Hi, I'm shooting for a not-very-bitter but very Saaz-hoppy light pilsner. What do you think of
this recipie?3.3 lbs Briess light pilsen LME, not hopped3.3 lbs light DME0.5 oz Saaz hops for
Posted in thread: 1.08 OG oatmeal stout modification? on 03-20-2010 at 05:33 PM
In laws are here, and they want to brew tonight. SIL chose Oatmeal Stout from LHBS. I hate
oatmeal stout. Here's the recipie:6.6 lbs muntons amber liquid1 lb muntons dry amber0.5 lb
black patent malt ...
Posted in thread: Stuck at 1.02 on 12-19-2009 at 10:00 PM
I have a partial grain ESB that's been in primary for 3 weeks today. I was getting ready to
bottle (I do 3 and 3), but the FG is 1.02, supposed to be 1.013 with this kit. OG was 1.05. It
Posted in thread: steeping grains take longer to mature? on 05-23-2009 at 12:16 AM
I second that, I am on batch number 5 and all have been extract w/specialty grains. Of course,
they have gotten better with each batch, but very drinkable after 3 weeks in the bottle. I do a
Posted in thread: steeping grains take longer to mature? on 05-22-2009 at 09:48 PM
I've done a few all extract batches, and they're generally ready to drink after 6 weeks. 5
weeks would be tolerable, barely. I have my first couple of batches with steeping with 1 lb of
grains in bott...
Posted in thread: Citrus Weizen on 05-16-2009 at 12:53 PM
6# Wheat DME (60/40 of wheat and pils)1 oz. Hallertauer hops at 3.2% for 60 minuts of boilat 15
minutes left of the boil add the zest (the outer part of the peals) of 4 large orange and
Posted in thread: wet pellet starter on 03-27-2009 at 11:19 PM
I made a really nice porter using safale 005. I want to start another batch of it, tonight, and
I have everything I need except for more dry yeast.BUT I have several bottles of the previous
Posted in thread: Avoid falling krausen while transferring to secondary? on 03-15-2009 at 04:59 PM
On my 5th batch, here. I've never used a secondary for an ale before, but I just did my first
batch with steeping grains and got tons of cold break at the bottom of my primary. (But I also
need that p...
Posted in thread: YA Rocky Raccoon's Crystal Honey Lager on 03-15-2009 at 01:29 AM
Trying my first lager, a recipie in Papazian's book, pg 211. I have, however, had to make a few
substitutions for one reason or another. What do you guys think? Am I on the right track, or do
I need t...