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Posted in thread: Help me figure out where my Scottish went wrong on 03-02-2010 at 02:59 AM
for what its worth, my guess is that the 1056 yeast attenuated too much for a scotch ale - i
brew malty styles all the time, but i don't use el chico - next time try a yeast with lower
Posted in thread: Beer Kits vs. "your own recipe" on 01-17-2005 at 04:11 AM
That would be a typical upgrade price for liquid yeast, maybe a dollar less than that. Sounds
like you got a good deal that day. We won't be participating in this forum anymore. Best of
luck to you. A...
Posted in thread: Barley wine or strong beer on 01-17-2005 at 02:09 AM
Gee. Same maltiness, similar fruitiness, same color range = "zero similarity"? Actually, the
original question was about what was referred to as a "Double Bock." I did make a typo in the
name of our d...
Posted in thread: Beer Kits vs. "your own recipe" on 01-17-2005 at 12:37 AM
Desert,Is that the Brew Your Own store in Tucson? Do his kits come with bottle caps and priming
sugar, a la Brewer's Best? Same price as BB, but with liquid yeast? If so, that's quite a
Posted in thread: Carboy when done on 01-17-2005 at 12:18 AM
It's not adequate. You need to sanitize the secondary.
Posted in thread: Barley wine or strong beer on 01-17-2005 at 12:04 AM
OK, found a PDF version of the 2004 BJCP guidelines for beer styles. Here is what they say. I'm
comparing category 5C Doppelbock with 19B English Barleywine:On maltiness:DB: very stong
Posted in thread: Barley wine or strong beer on 01-16-2005 at 10:39 PM
The BJCP site appears to be down right now, but Bocks don't have to be black (even hear of a
Blonde Bock?). I could see where what your homebrew supply shop guy is saying could happen. He
even could h...
Posted in thread: Another beginner here...using MrBeer on 01-14-2005 at 06:09 AM
Yes, DME would be better than Booster. By the by, Mr. Beer is now selling WYeast slap packs for
Posted in thread: Another beginner here...using MrBeer on 01-13-2005 at 08:02 PM
Booster is not only corn sugar. It's a mixture of corn sugar and malto-dextrin. The Mr. Beer
basic kit comes with a can of hopped extract to make West Coast Pale Ale and a package of the
Posted in thread: bud light recipe on 01-13-2005 at 06:09 AM
Can't imagine either why you'd want to do this, but Brewer's Best has an
extract-with-specialty-grain kit for American Light beer that's probably about as close as
you're gonna get.