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Posted in thread: BMC Crowd-Pleaser Recipe Suggestions on 10-16-2012 at 06:30 PM
That's exactly what I was thinking when I threw the Mild into the mix. Seems like a nice mellow
introduction; flavorful, but not overwhelming. I'll have to consider a bit... Thanks!
Posted in thread: BMC Crowd-Pleaser Recipe Suggestions on 10-15-2012 at 10:09 PM
Wow, quite an array of rapid responses; thanks to all!I had forgotten about BM's C3C recipe;
that may have to bump something from the list. I'd love to do a lager, but simply lack the
facilities for n...
Posted in thread: BMC Crowd-Pleaser Recipe Suggestions on 10-15-2012 at 07:40 PM
I'm providing beer for a wedding reception in January that will host upwards of 50-75 people,
with the vast majority of the beer consumers present being unaccustomed to craft brews. What
have folks ou...
Posted in thread: Oatmeal Stout Partial Mash on 10-09-2012 at 11:48 PM
If you want the color to come in correctly, you'll have to either adjust the grain bill
accordingly or leave it as dark DME. Either option is viable; you could just steep some roasted
barley or carafa...
Posted in thread: using recipes on 10-09-2012 at 05:54 PM
For your first brew, I'd suggest just using a brew recipe kit (like one of the ingredient kits
they link to on the page for your purchase there), as it is geared for beginners to get the
Posted in thread: Adding DME to Fermenter - OG on 10-09-2012 at 05:45 PM
I've done this for similar reasons before and never suffered ill-effects. It's not ideal, but I
don't see any problem with it.
Posted in thread: All Grain part boil on 10-09-2012 at 05:41 PM
Looks like a light stout? The bill looks reasonable, although I think I'd keep at least a
little of the dark grains in the mash just to provide *some* roast (say, .5-1lb of the
chocolate).I usually ad...
Posted in thread: using recipes on 10-09-2012 at 05:33 PM
The appropriate water ratio will depend on the type of recipe, total grain weight, etc. I'd say
the majority of brewers pulling recipes from online are subsequently entering them into a
Posted in thread: Strong Rye Ale Recipe Help on 09-28-2012 at 05:08 PM
I'd be concerned about the amount of bitterness you'll be getting out of a 2oz early addition,
but I guess since the AA is a mystery, it's worth taking a chance. I feel like that much rye
Posted in thread: "Bubble Bucket" on 09-28-2012 at 05:01 PM
I've had this happen a couple times--almost always with dark beers, naturally. My last IBA did
exactly what you describe, and that was *with* a blowoff tube set up. I use almost exclusively