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Posted in thread: Common in Milk Stouts? on 01-26-2015 at 02:54 PM
Brewed my first milk stout from a Northern Brewer all grain kit. MASH INGREDIENTS- 8 lbs Rahr
Pale Ale Malt- 0.75 lbs. Fawcett Pale Chocolate Malt- 0.25 lbs. English Extra Dark Crystal-
0.75 lbs. Weye...
Posted in thread: First No Sparge Belgian on 01-05-2015 at 05:42 PM
It's easy to make a simple sparge arm for a chest cooler using a plank of wood and a length of
copper piping with holes drilled to spread the water. I've done this and it works really
Posted in thread: First No Sparge Belgian on 01-05-2015 at 03:28 PM
Usually no sparge means mashing with all the mash and sparge water at once, it's a very thin
mash. Many BIAB'ers get pretty good efficiency that way, but maybe due to the tighter crush
that they can u...
Posted in thread: First No Sparge Belgian on 01-05-2015 at 01:51 PM
What recipe did you use and and how much beer did you end up with in the end? I can see how it
compares to beers I've made and see if I can offer any help. I tend to mash in similar to you,
then fill ...
Posted in thread: First No Sparge Belgian on 01-05-2015 at 01:49 PM
Just did the Belgian Triple Kit from Northern Brewer. I used 4 gal to mash with @151 for 60
min, then added 5 gal more of 200 degree water which brought the full mash tuns temp up to the
170 mark sugg...
Posted in thread: First No Sparge Belgian on 01-05-2015 at 12:42 PM
Just started mashing in a new mash tun (chest cooler) from my old mash tun which was too small.
Brewed yesterday a Belgian Triple which was to have a gravity of 1.076 OG which ended out
coming out to ...
Posted in thread: is there a way to tell or control the sourness? on 12-09-2014 at 11:57 AM
Just did our first fruit lambic, we also didnt want an overwhelming sourness, because no one
but us would drink it (not that I mind that!). What we did was pitch 1056 for a week or so to
get the gravi...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Lambic to Peach on 12-09-2014 at 11:40 AM
i would try to filter the raspberries out. i would sanitize a stainless steel sieve and run the
cake through that.the whole cake might be a bit much, a third should provide more than enough
bugs. you ...
Posted in thread: Raspberry Lambic to Peach on 12-08-2014 at 04:08 PM
I have a raspberry lambic wrapping up (been about 9-10 months) I'd like to reuse the cake at
the bottom and start another on top of it. I used real raspberries and was thinking the next
I'd make a pea...
Posted in thread: What do you do with your spent grains? on 12-08-2014 at 01:56 PM
Just moved to a new place and brewed 2 beers on Sat. late into the am. Quickly remebered after
I had 25lb of (dry) grain I had no plans for the spent grains after (they ended up in a garbage
bag and a...