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Posted in thread: First All-Grain Recipe - XXXtra Special Bitter on 02-03-2013 at 06:34 PM
I thought the amber would add a bit of malt complexity I was looking for. Do you think it's a
bad idea? I don't necessarily care about simplicity.
Posted in thread: First All-Grain Recipe - XXXtra Special Bitter on 02-02-2013 at 07:24 PM
Also, in case anyone was wondering, I'm really trying to get a feel for different hops, hence
using all East Kent Goldings. If the recipe is good, I'll try it with all Fuggles, next time.
Posted in thread: First All-Grain Recipe - XXXtra Special Bitter on 02-02-2013 at 07:16 PM
So, I have been brewing for about 9 months, now. I've finally decided to make the step up to
all-grain, after having made partial-mashes for the last 5 brews, or so. This is the first
Posted in thread: Imperial Rye PA Recipe (Billy Rye Cyrus) on 01-15-2013 at 02:32 AM
That is the best comment I've ever read.
Posted in thread: Imperial Rye PA Recipe (Billy Rye Cyrus) on 01-15-2013 at 02:19 AM
I recently did a partial mash Imperial Rye PA, which my wife rather brilliantly named Billy Rye
Cyrus. It comes in at 101 IBUs, and 9.3% ABV. OG: 1.090 FG:1.020For the grains: 2.25 lbs
2-row1.5 lbs Cr...
Posted in thread: Sanitization Scare on 01-14-2013 at 12:31 AM
Thanks a bunch. My wife and Charlie Papazian both say not to worry, but hearing from someone on
here eases my mind even more.
Posted in thread: Sanitization Scare on 01-13-2013 at 09:56 PM
So, I was checking the gravity of my Imperial Rye PA, Billy Rye Cyrus, with my wine thief, and
afterwards, realized that I'd only used 1 tsp of Iodophor, instead of the two I usually use. I
thought I ...
Posted in thread: Ginger Saison Bottling Question on 01-08-2013 at 12:25 AM
The one other thing I worry about is a slight oily looking film on top of it. I'm hoping its
just oil from the ginger or something, and I didn't oxygenate it while transferring it to the
Posted in thread: Ginger Saison Bottling Question on 01-08-2013 at 12:22 AM
Thanks a lot. The dude at the LHBS shop said the same thing. I think I worry, too much. It must
be time to RDWAHAHB.
Posted in thread: Ginger Saison Bottling Question on 01-06-2013 at 06:30 PM
A couple of months ago, I brewed my 6th batch, a Ginger Saison from Sam Calagione's Extreme
Brewing book. It took a very long time to attenuate, in which time I've brewed up 3 more
batches. I started ...