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Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 05-31-2016 at 05:33 AM
Not sure who's coming to NHC but I'll have my house Ordinary Bitter, a wheat variant of the
Mild that made finals (basically the same beer I already posted, replace the flaked oats with
flaked wheat, ...
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 05-31-2016 at 05:25 AM
I say leave the centennial. Is that suposed to be 8 oz flaked maize instead of 8 lb?
Posted in thread: English Ales - What's your favorite recipe? on 05-31-2016 at 04:44 AM
I tend to think of Aromatic as "Super Munich" and Biscuit/Victory as "Super Maris Otter".
Slightly different characters. I wouldn't see Aromatic being totally out of place, but I
certainly wouldn't ca...
Posted in thread: How many gravity points means bottle bombs? on 05-31-2016 at 03:31 AM
I don't remember the exact number offhand and too lazy to look it up, but I think dropping 2 or
3 points in gravity equates to about 1 volume of CO2. So depending on how it was primed, if it
were to d...
Posted in thread: Maris Otter on 05-31-2016 at 03:22 AM
90% Maris Otter5% medium English crystal malt (aim for 40-80L, I like Crisp 45L and 77L, either
would work great)5% lighter invert sugar. If you don't want to make invert sugar, use Lyle's
Posted in thread: Brewers Crystals on 05-31-2016 at 01:10 AM
Brewer's Crystals is a blend of sugars that's predominantly maltose and approximates the
composition of wort without the flavor. It's designed to increase ABV without impacting
anything else (body, co...
Posted in thread: Asking for efficiency % help on 05-30-2016 at 07:18 PM
It sounds like, if your gravity was above expectation AND your volume was above expectation,
then your efficiency significantly exceeded your estimate. Nothing wrong with that, some would
say it's a g...
Posted in thread: How many gallons of homebrew in 2016? on 05-30-2016 at 06:02 PM
9723+5.5 House Dark Mild=9728.5
Posted in thread: Why use yeast starter if yeast multiplies anyway? on 05-30-2016 at 05:43 PM
The yeast doesn't have a limit on how many reproductive cycles they can go through. Denny's
answer was talking about optimal flavor development in the actual beer as a result of the
Posted in thread: Bottling without Sediment??? on 05-30-2016 at 12:57 AM
Filling off of the keg will certainly reduce sediment dramatically, especially after
fining/cold crashing. There are alternatives to the beer gun out there. There's the thread on
here ("we don't need ...