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Posted in thread: Beginners Mild on 12-06-2013 at 02:37 AM
Orfy has a nice mild posted here, both AG and extract versions. You could probably scale it
down to 2.5 Gal.
Posted in thread: Grain ratios in stouts on 12-05-2013 at 12:51 AM
I was just wondering if there was some specific correlation between those two grains. But I
guess not really. Thanks for the replies everyone - I appreciate it.
Posted in thread: Grain ratios in stouts on 12-04-2013 at 12:58 AM
I've noticed most of the dry stout recipes in the recipe archive call for nearly twice the
amount of flaked barley to roasted barley. Is there a reason for this or is just brewer
Posted in thread: Real honey vs honey malt on 10-29-2013 at 11:35 PM
Priming with honey only really comes through in very light beers, like a pale wheat. A porter
will cover it up everytime. At least this is what I have found.First time I ever primed with
honey. Just w...
Posted in thread: Real honey vs honey malt on 10-29-2013 at 01:20 AM
I've used honey malt twice recently. The first was in an amber ale; used half a pound of honey
malt plus I added a pound of raw honey at flame out. The beer had a sweet finish but not
Posted in thread: Is it possible for yeast to be dead... on 09-11-2013 at 08:39 PM
Thanks for responding everyone. BradleyBrew: I smacked the pouch about four hours prior to
pitching but it never did swell. The two small bags inside were broken though. RoundKid: My OG
was 1.044. And...
Posted in thread: Is it possible for yeast to be dead... on 09-11-2013 at 01:00 AM
before pitching? I pitched one pouch of Wyeast London Ale yeast into a porter. The temp of the
wort was 68 f, well aerated, with yeast nutrient (no starter, I don't have a stir plate). I
smacked the p...
Posted in thread: Critique my recipe please on 09-01-2013 at 03:53 PM
Good idea, Sheldonsteen. This batch is going into the keg. How do I figure out the correct
amount of honey to use? I'm using BrewPal but it doesn't have a calculation for using honey as
Posted in thread: Critique my recipe please on 08-30-2013 at 12:59 AM
Thanks everyone. I appreciate the input.
Posted in thread: Critique my recipe please on 08-28-2013 at 10:37 AM
I'm trying to come up with a honey porter. Since real honey will mostly ferment out I'm going
to use honey malt but I'm not sure how much to use so it is not overpowering. Any comments
would be welcom...