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Posted in thread: It's different than anyone else's......... on 09-10-2010 at 08:14 PM
I agree w/ Medsen that if you like it, it's hard to criticize...I think the more unusual thing
than what Medsen identified is the rather small percentage of malt in the bill of fermentables.
Posted in thread: It's different than anyone else's......... on 09-09-2010 at 12:04 PM
It is most certainly a braggot.You do some unusual things, like pitching two yeast strains, and
there's no hops or carbonation, but if it is giving you a braggot that you like, I find it hard
Posted in thread: It's different than anyone else's......... on 09-08-2010 at 08:32 PM
But is it Wrong??I picked up a Braggot recipe, several years ago from a book. And I have been
doing it this way ever since.Ingredients:12# Clover Honey,3# Plain Amber DME4 tsp, Acid Blend4
tsp, Yeast ...
Posted in thread: How's this for a good solid Stout? on 07-22-2010 at 12:05 PM
I followed a couple of your suggestions.I used an ounce of Chinook hop pellets @ 11.4 AA, for
the Bittering. That'll give me a bigger IBU. And I went to 4 tsp. of Gypsum, because we have
Posted in thread: How's this for a good solid Stout? on 07-16-2010 at 01:45 PM
I've made pretty much that same recipe,...With the addition of 1/2# of Malto-dextrine powder,
and 40L Crystal Malt, instead of the 120L Crystal....... it came out to a nice, sweet
Posted in thread: How's this for a good solid Stout? on 07-15-2010 at 03:42 PM
Here's a recipe I'm trying 1st of the week. What do ya think?1/2# 120L Crystal Malt,1/2#
Roasted Barley,1/4# Black Patent Malt,1/4# Chocolate Malt,6# Dark plain DME,1# Amber plain
DME,1oz. Cascade Hop...
Posted in thread: Is it ok that I don't really feel like going all grain? on 07-13-2010 at 04:05 PM
Whoa.........You, or I do not have to ask anyone's permission to Brew the way we want to. I
have been making Beer with Extracts since about 1992. I have never made the change to all
grain. I'm happy d...
Posted in thread: greedy with you beer? on 07-07-2010 at 01:08 PM
Is it just me or is it irritating when people just expect you to give them your beer? I was
asked for some beer by a friend a while back. This beer was for someone else as a birthday
gift. NO PROBLEM,...
Posted in thread: Briess DME on 02-22-2010 at 03:30 PM
I have been Brewing Extract Beers since 1992. I've always used some grain, though. Last year I
brewed 13 five gallon batches of various Brown Ales, Scottish Ales, & Sweet Stout. I bottle all
mine. I m...
Posted in thread: Size of Batch to Size of Fermenter For Blow Off Method and Dry Hopping on 02-18-2010 at 07:50 PM
I have 5 gallon carboys. I use one-stage fermentation. Fill the carboy up to 4 or 5 inches from
the top. I put the Blow-off tube on when I yeast. I always lose a couple quarts of beer, into