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Posted in thread: Simple mash ph question on 03-24-2015 at 02:04 AM
Everything I read has stated adding acid to water at room temp to get the desired ph (also salt
additions based on your grist- roasted malts, etc). However, it is known that as the water temp
Posted in thread: Maximizing esters in Hefeweizen - what's your tricks? on 03-18-2015 at 02:10 PM
WY 3068 fermented at 62-63* has given me my best hefes. Also i posted a while back about a BYO
article regarding pulling "banana" esters. If recall- I step mash starting at 95* and make
steps at 105*,...
Posted in thread: Belgian Dubbel Tips on 02-12-2015 at 02:56 AM
No spices. Belgian yeast is a must. Temp control with ability to raise temp up to 70*, even
80*, would greatly aid belgian character given off from yeast- pepper/clove or fruitiness
depending on yeast...
Posted in thread: mosaic hops grassy? on 01-25-2015 at 02:46 AM
I recall reading several months back that guys were complaining about the 2014 (or maybe it was
2013) harvest of Amarillo hops being too grassy......at least I think it was Amarillo.
Posted in thread: ST Warlock Clone? on 12-29-2014 at 09:54 PM
Love this too. I recall on the label it has ingredients. Among them is "natural flavor". I
would bet this is how they get that "pie crust flavor". I think there is some combination of
Posted in thread: A clone for firestone walker on 12-21-2014 at 05:42 PM
little late but here is what I brewed:I used golden promise on top of the pils malt because,
well, I had it. I was interested in the silky texture it provides. Used Vienna also to help
with some "toas...
Posted in thread: cheap yellow >6%ABV recipe needed on 12-19-2014 at 02:45 AM
Slowly hook her into it. Make a cream ale as posted before. Clean neutral yeast and clean
neutral hops with no more than 20 IBUs and minimal hop aroma and flavor. Then next time make a
blonde ale stic...
Posted in thread: Chamomile on 11-06-2014 at 01:53 AM
Made my last wit with chamomile as well as standard orange peel and coriander. It was awesome.
However, I remember only using like 2-4 grams of it as it can be overpowering. I will take a
look a recip...
Posted in thread: Modifying pumpkin ale to a pumpkin pie ale on 10-16-2014 at 01:33 AM
Biscuit or victory malt would give u a toasty biscuit taste. Maybe scraping a vanilla bean, or
a piece of one, would help with pie crust flavor. (And use the bean.....or at the very least
top notch ex...
Posted in thread: Strong Dark Saison on 10-08-2014 at 02:13 AM
Forgot that I plan on adding 1 lbs belgian candi sugar. But I only have clear. May split 50%
candidate 50% treacle