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Posted in thread: Grain Substitutes and Thoughts on 04-30-2014 at 01:08 AM
donovanmaxwell - the IRA recipe that I used previously, where the color came out dark red, had
2 ounces of black patent for a 5 gallon batch.
Posted in thread: Grain Substitutes and Thoughts on 04-29-2014 at 12:19 PM
Just to cap off the thread; the beer tasted great, just not the color I expected.
Posted in thread: Straining wort while pouring into fermenting bucket? on 02-08-2014 at 04:29 PM
One thing that helps, is to avoid some trub in the first place. If you're using pellet hops
it's unbelievable how much those things swell. I use a hop bag during the boil that eliminates
a large volum...
Posted in thread: Grain Substitutes and Thoughts on 02-07-2014 at 03:09 AM
Thanks for the link tootal, I've bookmarked it for future reference.
Posted in thread: Grain Substitutes and Thoughts on 02-05-2014 at 11:57 PM
As recall, I once brewed a IRA that had a very small amount of Black Patent Malt, which
resulted in a beautiful red hue.
Posted in thread: Grain Substitutes and Thoughts on 02-05-2014 at 11:12 PM
Just brewed the Raging Red Irish Red and it's not red at all. I took my recipe in to the LHBS
and several substitutes were made. After having brewed I started a little research that
provided answers t...
Posted in thread: Harvesting Yeast on 10-27-2013 at 02:54 PM
A nice krausen has formed at nearly 60 hours, time to brew!
Posted in thread: Harvesting Yeast on 10-25-2013 at 12:23 AM
So, even on the stir plate I should see activity in the form of krausen?
Posted in thread: Harvesting Yeast on 10-24-2013 at 09:55 PM
I'm attempting to use harvested yeast for the first time and not sure how to check for healthy
yeast. I made my starter and combined the yeast and have it on the stir plate, but not certain
what to lo...
Posted in thread: Yeast Starter not starting on 04-13-2013 at 02:42 PM
I was expecting a mini fermentation, but that totally makes sense with a small volume of wort
and tin foil on top. Awesome, time to brew. BTW Revvy, brewed your Leffe Clone and it came out