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Posted in thread: My first Partial Mash, how's the recipe look? on 09-04-2015 at 03:46 AM
It might be worth checking out the water primer in the brew science section. Its a good idea to
get your mash pH in the right range to improve efficiency and prevent off-flavors.
Posted in thread: Black Butte Porter on 09-03-2015 at 08:18 PM
UberHasselhoff - I haven't tried the separate steep myself, but I think its a pretty safe
approach and shouldn't impact flavor in a negative way. I plan to do this next time I brew my
amber that has 1...
Posted in thread: Really Old Hops on 09-03-2015 at 08:11 PM
Thanks for posting the hop info Dunkderby. Do you have the original link as well?
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 09-02-2015 at 11:14 PM
I was working on a Mosaic Saison recipe at lunch. Straight Rahr Pale/wheat/cane sugar though.
MO gets spendy.Out of curiosity, how much do you pay for MO? I pay $65 for a 55 lb sack which
is only $17 ...
Posted in thread: New Danstar Belle Saison Dry Yeast? on 09-02-2015 at 05:55 PM
Since you guys bring it up, I'd really like to try a MO saison just to see what it does. Maybe
70% MO with 30% wheat. Also substantial late addition hopping with Mosaic just to really push
Posted in thread: Black Butte Porter on 09-02-2015 at 02:23 AM
I need to start steeping roasted grains separately. I love porters, but that astringency ruins
every homebrew attempt. I wonder how the commercial breweries handle it...
Posted in thread: Cold-Brewed Coffee - A Reduction? on 08-31-2015 at 11:05 PM
Of course - the pre-boil concentrate was certainly strong, but did not taste as acrid as the
boiled concentrate.How about adding the cold concentrate post-primary without boiling? Risk of
Posted in thread: help with recipe on 08-30-2015 at 11:00 PM
1.054 to 1.018 is only 66% attenuation, and US05 gets 78% for me. Are you sure it was done?If
you're concerned about it coming across thin and bitter, you might consider increasing the
crystal a fair ...
Posted in thread: Anyone growing Haskap berries (aka honeysuckle)? on 08-29-2015 at 10:01 PM
Mahonia berries are edible, anyone make wine from them? or myrtle berries?I first read about
these honeysuckle berries (haskap) many Years ago, it's interesting that the plants are widely
Posted in thread: Cold-Brewed Coffee - A Reduction? on 08-29-2015 at 05:47 PM
As per the suggested video, I'm going to work with a 1:4 ratio for the concentrate. I currently
have two glasses in the fridge - each with 1oz freshly-ground coffee and 4oz water. Tomorrow