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Posted in thread: India Pale Lager recipe? on 02-11-2016 at 09:16 PM
Here's the Hoponius Union recipe from August Schell @ Jack's Abbey. Published in the Jan/Feb
2016 issue of BYO. Thanks for sharing that! That looks like a hoppy lager I could get behind
:mug:. I've be...
Posted in thread: Rye on 02-10-2016 at 03:00 PM
The flavor of rye is way more subtle than most people think. I get the impression that most
people who call it spicy have never chewed on a few kernels to give any credibility to their
Posted in thread: Rye on 02-09-2016 at 02:50 PM
Briess Rye Malt has been said to have the most characteristic "rye spice" quality and should be
present in a 20% or more usage. It's my understanding that German rye malts just don't compare
in this r...
Posted in thread: Efficiency Issue on 02-08-2016 at 04:40 PM
without precise and accurate volumes, gravities, and grist amounts for a given brewday, it's
all just shots in the dark. if you can supply those values then perhaps we can be of some help.
Posted in thread: Lighter Beers Turning Brown on 02-06-2016 at 10:21 PM
Update: So I forgot I bottled a single bottle of this same batch. It turned out fine... so
something in my kegging process perhaps.That's very interesting. Keep us posted if you figure
out anything co...
Posted in thread: Lighter Beers Turning Brown on 02-04-2016 at 11:03 PM
Here's Kai's post: don't think you every posted the pH of your water, did you? Also, do you
acidify those mashes that need it?
Posted in thread: Lighter Beers Turning Brown on 02-04-2016 at 11:02 PM
It's a Pliny clone.. so 2-row, c40, carapils and corn sugar. Brewed with different systems,
same result. 10 gallon kettle, cooler for mash tun, glass carboy... etc. Brewed a mini batch on
Posted in thread: Lighter Beers Turning Brown on 02-04-2016 at 10:23 PM
Can you give us the recipe, process, etc for the beer in the picture? It definitely looks
pretty brown.Oxidation, LME, old DME, change of brands, alkalinity, lots of possible but
without more to go on...
Posted in thread: Taking time efficiency to ridiculous extremes 79 minute brew on 02-04-2016 at 07:48 PM
stpug, I'm not picking on you, I'm just trying to inject a little clarity into a thread where
Owly's description could be better, and he's misusing well-established terms.No worries. While
Posted in thread: Taking time efficiency to ridiculous extremes 79 minute brew on 02-04-2016 at 07:45 PM
Nope, that's not what you said. Here it is again:I think it's quite a stretch to claim that
"lautered wort" is "a subset of the mash." The term "subset of the mash" clearly implies a mix
of grain and ...