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Posted in thread: Pils Malt APA on 03-28-2016 at 05:46 PM
I'm planning to brew an APA with some leftover pilsner malt and was pondering mash temp. I've
used pilsner malt for lagers using Palmer's 50-60-70ish method. This has always worked well for
me for tha...
Posted in thread: English Mild Help on 12-02-2015 at 06:06 PM
The beer is done and I've had a chance to try it out on multiple occasions. I've learned a few
things brewing and drinking this beer. 1. This is most important, don't use Avengard Pils malt
for a mild...
Posted in thread: English Mild Help on 11-15-2015 at 02:40 AM
Thank you all for the advice. Brew day went great and I hit my mash and mash-out temps dead on.
I'll not underestimate black malt going forward though. I used ~4 oz and it is one dark beer.
I'm sure i...
Posted in thread: English Mild Help on 11-13-2015 at 07:41 PM
I would drop that mash temp down to 152 ish......I really think 1.008-1.010 is the perfect spot
for these beers to end up at. With 1# C60 in there and a 156 temp for mashing you may end up
with a beer...
Posted in thread: English Mild Help on 11-13-2015 at 05:53 PM
Hey there everyone,I'm planning to brew my first English mild for Thanksgiving and was hoping
for a little feedback on my recipe. Is the malt selection good or could I add something to it
for a little...
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-25-2015 at 11:50 AM
Thanks Big Ed for the reply. That definitely helps clarify the process for me. I'm looking for
that maltiness that is so prevalent in German lagers but have not been ready for the decoction
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-24-2015 at 12:16 PM
Skip the 122F. Try 128F/148f/168F.Big Ed, what kind of results can one expect from this
schedule? Would this yield a result closer to a Munich-style Helles?
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-23-2015 at 04:41 PM
From what I've gathered, doing a decoction just for mash out isn't going to do that much for
you. You want a thin mash for that. If I do a decoction, I usually mash in around 142 and then
use a decoct...
Posted in thread: Single Decoction Question on 09-23-2015 at 11:47 AM
I'm planning to brew a Helles lager this weekend and would like to do a single decoction. I've
had good results with German style lagers using a step mash at 122F, 140F, and 156F. I would
like to impr...
Posted in thread: Bellerose Blonde recipe on 03-14-2015 at 10:59 PM
I'd love to find a recipe for Bellerose Biere Blonde Extra. Is anyone familiar with this beer?
I've read that they use hops "from three continents." It's a blonde biere de garde style but
reminds me m...