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Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 09-15-2014 at 07:23 PM
1.015 seems awfully low for this recipe. It calls for a mash temp of 158, uses a pound of
flaked oats, and users both lactose and maltodextrine.
Posted in thread: Black Pearl Porter (AG) on 09-14-2014 at 06:07 PM
Plugged this into Beersmith and I'm getting a FG of 1.031 which seems pretty sweet, especially
with the low IBUs in this guy. I was thinking about kicking up the hop additions to get a
Posted in thread: A Tribute to Hunahpu on 08-18-2014 at 04:04 PM
You'd be best to use a meter. Baking soda is the best bet as chalk has a hard time dissolving
for all the grains. Calculators can be suspect with such a crazy recipe. Sent from my iPhone
using Home Br...
Posted in thread: A Tribute to Hunahpu on 08-18-2014 at 03:39 PM
Peeps who have brewed this: what are you doing about your mash pH? The insane amount of roasted
malts is putting my estimated pH way below the target. I'm trying to decide between cold
steeping some o...
Posted in thread: Shock-Top clone is bitter? on 01-15-2014 at 05:58 PM
Quick to criticize, slow to respond. Oh well, I'll just figure it out myself after spending $55
several times on your clone kit.I fail to see how his post criticized you at all. He
apologized, then as...
Posted in thread: Red Wagon Oatmeal Amber on 12-01-2013 at 11:03 PM
Just brewed up this recipe today. I toasted the oats @350 for 60 minutes about two weeks prior
to brew day. Some sources claim that it gives the oats a cookie-like character. I also swapped
out the 12...
Posted in thread: Red Wagon Oatmeal Amber on 11-11-2013 at 04:41 PM
Ever tried toasting your oats before brewing this? I'm looking to brew a really biscuity/bready
amber and I'm liking the look of your recipe, I was thinking the cookie character that toasted
oats add ...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 11-04-2013 at 01:30 PM
ok maybe dumb question but what do you have taped to your carboy?CliffMongoloid is correct.
It's the temp probe from my STC-1000 buried under a layer of foam to try and isolate the
temperature as much...
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 10-29-2013 at 06:27 PM
Heh, your headspace was little to begin with. I did a 5ga batch in an 8ga Speidel and it still
blew the top!Yeah, sadly I'm a little confined for space in my tiny fermentation fridge, due to
Posted in thread: Bee Cave Brewery Robust Porter on 10-29-2013 at 01:27 AM
weren't kidding about Notty being active. I think my blow off container needs its own blow