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Posted in thread: adding diff spices to a stout on 08-31-2015 at 06:09 PM
With my Christmas stout I add spices towards the end of the boil. Then maybe add a bit after
fermentation. I'll check my notes tonight and see what I did last time.Much appreciated
Posted in thread: adding diff spices to a stout on 08-31-2015 at 04:44 PM
So i have a good base for a stout, hops im using are EKG's, and they are the only ones. and
this is a christmassy beer im starting now. so i got some dryed annise, and juniper. i dont
know at what tim...
Posted in thread: Brewing a ginger session ale. Near explosive recipe on 05-10-2015 at 07:29 AM
I also added a 4 cups of sugar as a late addition. Backsweetened and bottle pasteurized after
carbonationHmm. i might try to add ginger root at 60 min, 30 min, and then 10 min next time.
coz i dont ge...
Posted in thread: Brewing a ginger session ale. Near explosive recipe on 05-09-2015 at 09:16 PM
After some aging, it now tastes like a vernors soda! And it finished at 8% alcohol. Dangerous
stuff. Kinda tastes like you'd use it as a mixer for a dark and stormyI might need to give this
a try. the...
Posted in thread: Input on recipe (2 questions) on 05-09-2015 at 09:12 PM
0.50 lb chocolate, and hmm how about .20 with the roasted. i think that shou be sufficient.
Posted in thread: Grainbill, and not that high SG on 05-09-2015 at 09:03 PM
Without knowing how much water you added, it is hard to judge how much that dinged your
efficiency, but I would assume it did. fwiw, I kinda doubt your issue was the mash length, or
the temperature or...
Posted in thread: Grainbill, and not that high SG on 05-09-2015 at 06:29 PM
Yeah i need to sparge in a fermenter bucket, then just dump it in my kettle. But still 18lbs of
grains, Only the cara 30 was special malts. So it still weird that after 90 min i only got it
up to .72 ...
Posted in thread: Grainbill, and not that high SG on 05-09-2015 at 03:27 PM
Actually, it's not that odd at all. You should expect your efficiency to drop when you get into
the upper regions of grain bills. For example, last week I made my first barley wine and the
Posted in thread: Grainbill, and not that high SG on 05-09-2015 at 12:30 PM
Well. so i had a heck of a lot grain to make a belgian strong ale. (18lb) Oddly enough after 90
min mash i did not get the desired OG before boil. Which is kinda odd. Might me my setup is too
Posted in thread: Ginger pale on 05-08-2015 at 10:44 PM
So this turned out quite well for me. Im not totaly sure if this is the right amount, since i
kinda eyeballed it. But its a great starting point. Grain bill 6kg pale malt500g cara 30Mash
for 60 min at...