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Posted in thread: GlenChennai - Need feedback for peat smoked and oaked IIPA on 04-10-2012 at 10:18 AM
I made a peat smoked IIPA last year that I really liked.It was the top smoked beer at the NZ
national homebrew competition . On the basis of that, a couple of comments:1. Yes, peat smoked
malt goes a ...
Posted in thread: Rye Wine on 10-21-2011 at 02:13 AM
Maybe it just needs more aging. Did you repitch? I always repitch with 1118 when I want to carb
up a barley wine.It had actually carbed fine... the issue with the bubbles, effervescence etc.,
Posted in thread: Rye Wine on 10-20-2011 at 02:52 AM
Just noticed this thread and thought I'd throw in my 2 cents about the Roggenwein I made last
year:NZ Pilsner Malt (45%)Weyermann Rye Malt (45%)Baird's Dark Caramalt [90EBC] (5%)Baird's
Dark Crystal [...
Posted in thread: Adding a single chile at bottling? on 09-07-2011 at 05:09 AM
...Ballast Point did a few batches of their standard beers infused with different peppers and
had a tasting at their homebrew shop here in San Diego...I had a chance to try a couple of
these during a ...
Posted in thread: steep Munich ?? on 07-08-2011 at 03:46 AM
If you steep Munich as opposed to mashing (i.e. if you pay no attention to the temperature) you
may well extract little flavour and pretty much no sugar.You may, however end up with
Posted in thread: Chocolate Black Currant Wheat. on 07-06-2011 at 01:37 PM
Sounds pretty good to me.I made a black currant porter last year that turned out pretty
tasty.No wheat, and easier on the crystal malts, but not entirely dissimilar to yours.I even
used fuggles late, ...
Posted in thread: Looking for a Hoppy Wheat on 06-30-2011 at 10:57 PM
This recipe was the best in class pale hybrid beer at the NZ National Homebrew Competition last
year:20L batch2kg Pilsner malt2kg Weyermann Wheat0.2kg Caramalt0.1kg Caramunich 2Mashed at
66C60 minute ...
Posted in thread: Looking for an IPA recipe with some "dank" on 06-30-2011 at 10:31 AM
I put in votes for Chinook and Nugget as well.I've made a couple of Chinook-heavy beers that
have a nice dirty, hoppy flavour and aroma.I've never actually used Nugget, but the Green Flash
Posted in thread: Smoke and Chile Advice Needed on 03-07-2011 at 10:30 AM
I recently made a peat smoked chilli porter as the small beer in a mini partigyle (with a peat
smoked IIPA as the big beer, and the mash topped off with some black malt.)I used three dried
Posted in thread: First Brew, trying to put a recipe together on 01-20-2011 at 09:49 AM
You'll end up at roughly 4.5% ABV.Myself, I love the idea of using the T-58 and making a
Belgian-y pale ale.But I reckon given that it's your first brew you're better off starting
simple. Using US-05 ...