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Posted in thread: A Brewing Water Chemistry Primer on 09-05-2013 at 08:29 PM
Hi, I am going to be brewing an imperial stout:12 lb pale malt2 lb Munich malt1 lb chocolate
malt1lb 120 L crystal1 lb oatmeal1/4 lb smoked malt1/4 lb black malt1/2 lb roasted barleyhops
are low alpha...
Posted in thread: Dunkelweizen on 12-01-2012 at 05:53 PM
Question about decoction and this recipe:OK - this is just what we've been looking for. My
friend requested a dunkelweizen and we're gonna brew it up ..My question is if I wanted to do a
Posted in thread: Adjusting water for brown ale vs. pale ale on 10-09-2012 at 12:13 PM
I finally got my water report, and using Palmers book I adjusted my water and finally got my
pale ale right! Question: That was for an ale of SRM of 12 - now Im doing a nut brown SRM 22 -
can I use th...
Posted in thread: Starter for parti-gyle on 09-03-2012 at 06:54 PM
If I'm making a double batch (about 15 lb grain) and doing a first runnings barley wine of 2.5
gal, and then a second smaller beer of 5 gal, all from the same mash, can I make a big 2 liter
Posted in thread: My Water Chemistry on 07-07-2012 at 05:26 PM
OK, so this is very good: that folks like yourself are saying that the water can indeed be
altered (assuming you have a water report, which I have coming). I also realize this is a whole
new level to ...
Posted in thread: AG recipe harshly bitter on 07-07-2012 at 03:15 PM
Thanks for your help - with folks like yourselves asking and commenting about water chem, I
assume that is an issue that IS indeed something that I can adjust/tweak/do something about.
Can you point m...
Posted in thread: My own Drowning Wasp and brew notes on 07-07-2012 at 02:12 PM
This is the part of the whole process that I am interested in - the adding of the black malt at
the end of the mash - SO... Does it indeed help with astringency, tannins and harshness? All my
Posted in thread: AG recipe harshly bitter on 07-07-2012 at 01:02 PM
I just ordered a water analysis kit from Ward Labs - pretty cool - they have h2o reports for
farmers, home owners, and even us homebrewers! Anyhow, I'm thinking that my water does indeed
Posted in thread: AG recipe harshly bitter on 07-07-2012 at 01:27 AM
OK = I have 3 all grain pale ales so far and they've all been harshly over bitter,and not a
nice hoppyness either. So will this work, using the 1 oz of black malt, finely crushed, to the
end of the ma...
Posted in thread: decoction mashing on 04-05-2012 at 07:26 PM
The Strand Brewers Club in my neighborhood too. Maybe I should think about attending some
meetings...hEY, I was wondering if there is a calculation or formula for decoction
mashing.There is a kit from...