Last Activity:08-26-2009 12:54 AM
Posted in thread: Sam Adams Boston Ale clone or close? on 08-17-2009 at 09:37 PM
Not really my recipe. It's the original recipe with the hops amount converted to weight. The
extra 2 lbs of DME was suggested by you a few posts up to bring the OG up to 1.054.According to
Posted in thread: Sam Adams Boston Ale clone or close? on 08-13-2009 at 10:21 PM
So, does this sound about right? How long should the dry hops stay in?2.00 lb Light DME (8.0
SRM) 3.30 lb Amber LME (12.5 SRM) 3.30 lb Light LME (3.0 SRM) 0.60 oz Goldings, East Kent (60
min) 0.60 oz ...
Posted in thread: Sam Adams Boston Ale clone or close? on 08-13-2009 at 05:43 AM
5 Tbsp East Kent Goldings1.5 Tbsp East Kent FugglesWhat would be the weight of these hops? I
don't see how you would get the same consistency using tablespoons as the measurement.
Posted in thread: First Non-kit Brew on 08-03-2009 at 04:00 AM
So this recipe uses two different batches of EKG hops, one at 4.5%, the second at 5.0%. Using
your formula, if I had all 4.5% EKG, I'd use 1.5 oz. at 60 minuets, and .56 oz at 20 min. to
get the corre...
Posted in thread: First Non-kit Brew on 08-02-2009 at 08:02 PM
I'm considering my first non-kit brew in a couple of months. I'd like to try the Red Dog ESB
here on HBT. Since I'm not ready for full grain yet, I'll use 5.6 pounds of Alexander's
Unhopped Pale Malt ...
Posted in thread: Kolsch too dark? on 07-29-2009 at 12:31 AM
Parker36: Yeah, it's actually a BB though. This is only my third brew, and first racking to a
secondary. I was expecting it to be more golden then red even in the BB.BigEd: I'll be partial
Posted in thread: Kolsch too dark? on 07-28-2009 at 10:19 PM
I brewed up Midwest's Cologne Kolsch and racked it to secondary on the 23. Although it's nice
and clear, it seems way too red to me. Looking on Wikipidia, kolschs are supposed to be rather
Posted in thread: Question about hops... on 07-19-2009 at 07:05 PM
Thanks marubozo. The instructions with the kits say nothing about taking the hops out even if
you use a bag. I'm glad I didn't mess anything up.I defiantly noticed a drop in trub quantity
in my second...
Posted in thread: Question about hops... on 07-19-2009 at 03:10 PM
I'm just finished my third brew, Midwest's Cologne Kolsch. While cleaning up, I got to
wondering about the hops. My first brew, I just dumped the pellet hops in the boil. This, of
course, resulted in ...
Posted in thread: Outdoor Brewing.. on 07-07-2009 at 04:17 AM
Something just popped into my head while doing my (inside) brew tonight. This is a question for
those of you who brew outdoors and have a heightened sense of taste for your brew...Can you
detect any d...