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Posted in thread: bottle size and uneven carbonation on 01-31-2008 at 06:49 PM
I racked onto my priming solution, and bottled the big bottles first, but I did not stir. So it
would be more likely that the big bottles had more sugar. That's a good catch, though - there
Posted in thread: cream ale recipe on 01-31-2008 at 03:41 AM
I'm no expert on these things, but would flaked maize need to be mashed?
Posted in thread: bottle size and uneven carbonation on 01-31-2008 at 03:00 AM
No hiss - get pretty much nothing when I open them. There's a combination of crown caps and
fliptops, and I've tried 4 or 5, so I don't think it's a bad seal.I just read "a primer on
priming" and figu...
Posted in thread: bottle size and uneven carbonation on 01-30-2008 at 04:43 PM
I've had problems getting a batch to carbonate. It's a moderately strong brown ale (a little
over 6%). So far it seems that 12 oz bottles and 11 oz fliptops have finished carbonating. My
22 oz bottles...
Posted in thread: advice on a recipe? on 01-30-2008 at 04:15 PM
Let me know how those phoenix turn out. I got a pound to replace target/challenger in my
english recipes but would be really interested if they were good for flavour, and aroma as
well.I'll post how i...
Posted in thread: Smoothest Stout ever on 01-28-2008 at 10:59 PM
If you buy quick oats (or flaked oats as they're called at LHBS) you can just steep them with
any other specialty grains. If you buy whole oats you'll need to cook them first (make oatmeal
Posted in thread: Smoothest Stout ever on 01-28-2008 at 10:43 PM
Someone mentioned adding oatmeal - can you actually do that when extract brewing? What kind do
you use, and would you just steep it like other specialty grains?
Posted in thread: advice on a recipe? on 01-28-2008 at 10:41 PM
Thanks for running that. I actually don't know how much I lose in the boil, but I was guessing
about a half gallon, which gives me an OG around 1.042 when I use the Beer Recipator online.
Maybe a litt...
Posted in thread: advice on a recipe? on 01-28-2008 at 08:45 PM
Better to put recipe threads in the recipe forum.Schedule looks good to me but is Phoenix a
flavour/Aroma hop?Ah, thanks. From what I've been able to find, they are all-purpose. The info
out there is ...
Posted in thread: Another MA brewer on 01-28-2008 at 08:37 PM
MA is a great place for beer in general. I was sad that it would be too hard/expensive to get
my favorite brews when I moved here from the west coast, but we do alright. For the record, I'm